Art Donovan's mother is dying, but he is having trouble accepting this as fact. His relations with everyone in the newsroom suffer as his mother gets worse, and his colleagues try to help him come to terms with the inevitable.

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Jack Bannon ...
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Mrs. Pynchon (credit only)
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Larry Gates ...
Dr. Ralph
Joan Hotchkis ...
Dr. Rita Chase
Stephen Johnson ...
Matt Calloway
Raleigh Bond ...
Arty Wilcox
Lois Foraker ...
Nurse
Allen Williams ...
Steve Avery ...
5th Grader
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Art Donovan's mother is dying, but he is having trouble accepting this as fact. His relations with everyone in the newsroom suffer as his mother gets worse, and his colleagues try to help him come to terms with the inevitable.

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6 November 1978 (USA)  »

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Boom mike visible on top of frame in several shots when Art and Lou visit Donovan's mother in the hospital. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Rita Chase: I wanted you to know how very serious the situation is with Leukemia.
Art Donovan: Why do you use scare words like that? I know what my mother's got. And I'd prefer it if you didn't keep dropping it like a tray full of dishes every time I talk to you.
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