Specials: One Out of Three

From the sound of the listings and the fury of the drumbeating, last week was no time to leave the TV set. ABC was offering an updated version of the 1944 film mystery Laura; the adapter was no less than Truman Capote, and Princess Lee Bouvier Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy's sister, was in the title role. NBC, meanwhile, had ponied up an unprecedented $112,500 for TVs first preview of a Broadway-bound drama, William Hanley's Flesh and Blood, starring Kim Stanley, E. G. Marshall and Edmond O'Brien. Yet neither work played up to its...

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