John Stillman: Vine is here about Travis Whitman, the art dealer.
Lilly Rush: His wife died last month. Fell down the stairs at their home.
John Stillman: Well, that's his story, at least. But now he's been charged with her murder.
Lilly Rush: Really?
John Stillman: Lillian thinks he could be responsible for another death.
Lilly Rush: Whose?
Lillian Vine - 2006: My daughter's in 1968.They were both 18.
Lilly Rush: What happened?
Lillian Vine - 2006: Travis escorted Emma to her debutante ball. She died that night. From a fall down the stairs.
Lilly Rush: That doesn't happen twice in a lifetime.
Lillian Vine - 2006: It's the same death.
John Stillman: Emma's case was put on a shelf pretty quick after it came in.
Lilly Rush: Was it ruled an accident?
John Stillman: No, it was handled as an S job, suspicious death. It meant no one looked at it too closely in '68.
Lilly Rush: Well, it's 2006 now, and we like to look.
Lillian Vine - 1968: Oh, this is so lucky. I would think the girls had all been chosen by now.
Irene - 1968: I have some pull in that area. After all, I am the Mistress of the Robes.
[Fade-out 1968 / Fade-in 2006]
Scotty Valens: Mistress of the what?
Lillian Vine - 2006: The titles are from centuries ago. It means she was in charge.
Lillian Vine - 2006: Handsome, wasn't he? Even in that marshmallow.
Lillian Vine - 1968: A young lady must learn how to walk gracefully in heels.
Emma Elizabeth Vine - 1968: Okay, okay.
Lillian Vine - 1968: Do you have your pocketbook and gloves?
Emma Elizabeth Vine - 1968: I'm not going to wear the gloves.
Lillian Vine - 1968: Emma
Emma Elizabeth Vine - 1968: I don't want to cover up your ring.
Lillian Vine - 1968: Isn't this exciting
Lillian Vine - 1968: Just think, You'll walk through that arch and everyone will clap when they announce your name.
Emma Elizabeth Vine - 1968: But it's not for doing anything. It's just for being a girl and wearing a dress.
Lillian Vine - 1968: Emma, we've talked about this.What being part of this society will mean for you, for your future. You may not appreciate it now, but you've made me very proud.
Emma Elizabeth Vine - 1968: I want to make you proud by doing things.
Lillian Vine - 1968: You will. You'll do things I've never dreamed of.
Emma Elizabeth Vine - 1968: Like go to the moon.
Lillian Vine - 1968: Emma, you are such a modern woman.
Lillian Vine - 1968: Thank you.
Emma Elizabeth Vine - 1968: Now, how about if I apply just the teeniest bit of mascara?
Lillian Vine - 1968: Mother
M.C. - 1968: Introducing Miss Claire Brixton Henley.
Scotty Valens: What do you got, a dead bride?
Lilly Rush: Debutante. Emma Elizabeth Vine.
Kat Miller: Found at the base of a flight of stairs at the Edgecomb hotel, December, '68.
Scotty Valens: Spinal fracture, cracked skull. That's a bad fall.
Lilly Rush: Or a good shove.
Kat Miller: Cops couldn't get traction on the case.No one would talk.
Scotty Valens: A white glove conspiracy?
Lilly Rush: Society people didn't want a scandal on their hands.Closed ranks.
Lilly Rush: Lillian said Emma was wearing a ring that night. A gold swan with a diamond eye. But it was missing from the body.
Scotty Valens: A lot of people could have taken it. Hotel staff that found the body, paramedics
Lilly Rush: They put out feelers to pawnshops at the time, seeing if someone tried to move it. Came up empty.
Kat Miller: Maybe they waited until the heat died down? I'll check sale records.
Irene - 1968: There's something I've been meaning to ask you. Our debutante season starts soon. How would you like Emma to make her debut?
Lillian Vine - 1968: Irene, we're just The wife and daughter of an astronaut
Irene - 1968: It would be an honor for us.
Emma Elizabeth Vine - 1968: What would I have to do?
Landon - 1968: You go to parties all season. And you bow to your father in a gorgeous white dress when you're presented at the ball. It's very prestigious. And you'll meet everyone.