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 ...
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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 »

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Billie Newman: You know those Samurai movies where the guy gets sliced up so fast you can't even see the sword?
Lou Grant: Sure.
Billie Newman: That's how Donovan edits your copy. Slump! "War and Peace" is just "War" and you're not even bleeding.
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