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A Place at the Table (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  20 March 1988 (USA)
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Charlie Williams
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Rachel Singer
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Beth Williams
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Emily (Em) Williams
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Mr. Scott
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Susan Singer
Helen Baron ...
Worker #1
John Beal ...
Jim Wilson
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Brenda
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Christopher Burton ...
Andrew
Gloria Camden ...
Cashier
Scott Allan Campbell ...
Dr. Gordon
Martin Cassidy ...
Paul Daniels
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"A Place at the Table" aired only once, Sunday, March 20, 1988, at 7:00 P.M. Eastern/6:00 P.M. Central on NBC. For some strange reason, this special was never repeated or syndicated after its initial airing. See more »

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A Million Children
Written by Carolee Capossela and Linda Schreyer
Sung by Jenny Lewis
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