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1989

1 Feb. 1989
A Raisin in the Sun
A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.
 
8 Feb. 1989
Ask Me Again
The heroine is a rebellious only child of a stuffy Upper East side family who struggle s to assert her independence. She (and her wildly curly hair) bravely fights her overbearing mother's efforts to tame her, and proudly works in a small esoteric publishing house and has a leftist neighbor/ boyfriend and a wacky best friend. She resists her mother's efforts to set her up with a suitable young man, but eventually finds that she was wrong about him.
 
15 Feb. 1989
Stacking
A Montana teenager struggles to keep her family's farm together.
 
1 Mar. 1989
Love and Other Sorrows
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22 Mar. 1989
The Silence at Bethany
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12 Apr. 1989
Life Under Water
Young man, who can't get along with the rest of the world, especially his mother, decides to try to take his life in his own hands.
 
3 May 1989
The Meeting
Fictional meeting between Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X in Harlem in the early '60's.
 
17 May 1989
Big Time
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31 May 1989
Land of Little Rain
In 1900, if you wanted to be a writer in California, you had better be a man. Mary Austin sought to prove herself against incredible odds as a poet, novelist, and playwright, teaching feminist ideals and becoming one of the foremost writers to document the complex culture and heritage of the American Southwest.
 
7 Jun. 1989
Imagining America
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