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Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: Winds of Change


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Masterpiece Theatre
After the War: Winds of Change
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Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971

Program Description

Rachel is now living with her husband David in the newly independent West African Republic. When they travel north on business they find themselves caught up on a growing rebellion against the Republic and its first president. Dr. Jerome Leblanc desperately tries to help David. Rachel and her son Billy leave for England as the rebels advance on the presidential palace.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: Winds of Change,” 11/22/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 14, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_94035534EBE04D1799B357FB0C02B347.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: Winds of Change.” 11/22/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 14, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_94035534EBE04D1799B357FB0C02B347>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; After the War: Winds of Change. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_94035534EBE04D1799B357FB0C02B347
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