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This mini-series focuses on two people, Tracy Whitney and Jeff Stevens. In the beginning, Tracy was an innocent, who was in love and pregnant, with the son of an affluent family. She is ... See full summary »
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On July 20th, 1944, German Army Colonel von Stauffenberg plans to assassinate Nazi leader Adolf Hitler with a briefcase-bomb, during a military conference, while other high-ranking plotters in Berlin are preparing to take power in a coup.
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This series tells the story of a southern town's police chiefs and the serial murderer who confounds them. Will Henry Lee is the first chief, an easygoing man who works to establish the position while the murderer begins his havoc. The second is a violent racist who stumbles about his job as the murderer continues his. Tyler Watts is the final chief in the story, an African-American cop who must deal with the virulent racism of his community while he puts together the pieces to finally bring the murderer to justice.Written by
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The book indicates that the story took place in Georgia. The book also indicates that Delano is a fictitious town. See more »
Chief Watts is driving on Highway 41 and he sees a blond boy walking on the other side of the road, going in the same direction. After they talk, the boy starts hitchhiking to get a ride heading in the direction he originally came from. See more »
Now listen, Boy, I don't care how long you was a MP. You doin' business in my county now, and I just might go outta my way to show you what that means.
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There is a video version that sometimes shows up on cable. It cuts the running time from six to four hours and mainly skims the middle story of Sonny Butts. See more »
This is definitely one story I wish someone would either release on DVD or show on television again. This is a wonderful story that shows is a wonderful look at how life was in the south as shown through the eyes of three generations of police chiefs. Wayne Rogers is great in his role as the first chief, Will Henry Lee, and Brad Davis is great as the racist chief Sonny Butts. However, Billy Dee Williams gives an outstanding performance as Chief Tyler Watts (aka Joshua Cole), the chief who manages to break the case that had been dogging the town for years. Also, Keith Carradine plays the perfect killer in Foxy. His portrayal of the maniacal serial killer really gave you the impression that he had a dark side. But the performance that really surprised me was Charleton Heston as town founder, Hugh Holmes. Normally, I'm not the biggest fan of Mr. Heston, but he turned out an outstanding performance as the man who is the tie to the three generations of police chiefs. This mini-series is definitely a classic.
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