The Waltons: Season 8, Episode 20

The Last Straw (7 Feb. 1980)

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John thinks about giving up the lumber mill when it seems like everything is going wrong. Jeffrey builds a soapbox and enters a race.

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Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
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Jeffrey Burton (as Keith Mitchell)
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John thinks about giving up the lumber mill when it seems like everything is going wrong. Jeffrey builds a soapbox and enters a race.

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] As the Second World War raged on in Europe and the Pacific, those of us on Waltons Mountain were adjusting to the quickened pace of wartime living. Our family was enjoying a degree of prosperity previously unknown, but our changing fortunes were bringing changing values. And so it was to my father, whose strength had always been an unquestioned source of assurance, that the pain of doubt and uncertainty would come.
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