Critics' Voices: Dec. 24, 1990

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CHRISTMAS SPECIALS. The networks, suffering economic woes, have cut back on holiday specials this year, but not on their time-warp wholesomeness. None is cuddlier than Dolly Parton: Christmas at Home (ABC, Dec. 21), in which the country singer twangs I'll Be Home for Christmas -- and is. Disney's Christmas on Ice (CBS, Dec. 21) brings Mickey and Minnie together with Katarina Witt and Tai Babilonia, while Richard Mulligan plays a small-town eccentric who meets an extraterrestrial (Beau Bridges) in Guess Who's Coming for Christmas? (NBC, Dec. 23). On the classical side, James Galway and Frederica von Stade headline A Lincoln...

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