Summary of Season 1 (1979) - 4 discs
Based on Lillian Rogers Parks's best-selling memoirs, this award-winning television miniseries explores behind-the-scenes life at the White House as seen through the eyes of staffers during the course of eight different presidential administrations. Parks (Leslie Uggams), who served as a seamstress, her housemaid mother (Olivia Cole) and other workers that keep 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in top shape observe the terms from Taft through Eisenhower.
- Olivia Cole, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Cloris Leachman, Paul Winfield, Julie Harris, Victor Buono, Robert Vaughn, Kim Hunter, Claire Bloom, Celeste Holm, George Kennedy, Ed Flanders, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, Eileen Heckart, John Anderson, Harry Morgan, Estelle Parsons, Jan Sterling, Barbara Barrie, Andrew Duggan, Kevin Hooks, Hari Rhodes, Dana Wynter
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