Television: Sam Greenawalt, This Is Your Life

For the Sam Greenawalt family in the Detroit exurb of Birmingham, Thanksgiving night brought an eye-opening confrontation. Dad, 41, was shown to be a man whose achievement of wealth, a handsome house and the senior vice presidency of a bank could not mask "the first faint shudder of discontent." His wife Jane, 39, was told that though she had won "her prince [and] her castle . . . she has found herself not living happily ever after." The three children, aged ten to 14, got the idea that their active, clubby mother might be neglecting them. The family learned that the...

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