In the season 6 premiere of The Americans: it's autumn, 1987, and as a major arms control summit looms, Elizabeth is pushed to her limits as never before. Philip, meanwhile, has settled into running the newly expanded travel agency - until an unexpected visitor makes a disquieting request.
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Here's another source for the phrase "Dead Hand," which seems quite apropos: "I must hold in balance the sense of the futility of effort and the sense of the necessity to struggle; the conviction of the inevitability of failure and still the determination to 'succeed'-and, more than these, the contradiction between the dead hand of the past and the high intentions of the future."
- F Scott Fitzgerald, The Crack-up
Paige is supposedly waiting in her car near the Naval Observatory but the building is #55. Washington, DC is built on a grid with the Capitol in the center. #55 would be in the same block as the Capitol. The address of the Naval Observatory is 3450 Massachusetts Avenue, 34 blocks away from the Capitol. Clearly these scenes were not shot in DC. See more
We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)
Written and performed by Peter Gabriel See more