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Absolute Strangers


"Absolute Strangers" is a 1991 made-for-television CBS docudrama featuring Happy Days star Henry Winkler returning to his first major TV role in eight years. The screenplay, written by Robert Woodruff Anderson, was based on the story of a husband's controversial decision to have his wife undergo an abortion to aid her recovery after a head-trauma accident had left her comatose. The title is taken from court decision that used "absolute strangers"—itself apparently derived from a courtroom outburst by the husband—to describe two anti-abortion activists, one of whom sued the husband to get custody of the fetus, the other to be appointed guardian of the comatose wife.

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Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

cast: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney director: Clint Eastwood Absolute Strangers author: ...

Google previewDictionary to the Plays and Novels of Bernard Shaw

The meal which follows, at which the children and father meet on the footing of absolute strangers, is an extremely embarrassing affair, only saved from disaster by the tactful interventions of the waiter, William (or Walter). Valentine makes ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises of Systems ... [& Supplement] (1803)

of the Greek tongue, to have known still less of the Hebrew, and to have been absolute strangers to the dialect spoken in judea in the days of our Saviour, as well as to the manners, custorns, and peculiar opinions of the Jewsxsects. Neither ...

Google previewThe American Business Encyclopedia and Legal Adviser (1913)

If investors can be induced to spend hundreds and thousands of dollars on securities about which they know nothing, and buy from persons who are absolute strangers to them, influenced entirely by the vivid descriptions of the glittering ...

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