Donald R. McClarey

Ten Years of TAC: Murder and Redemption

  (The American Catholic will observe its tenth anniversary in October.  We will be reposting some classic TAC posts of the past.  This post is from May 3, 2015.) When I was a kid I watched way too much TV. 

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Murder and Redemption

    When I was a kid I watched way too much TV.  How little of those hours I can recall now!  However there is one television show that I watched that has always stayed with me.  On October 25,

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James Arness, Requiescat in Pace

  For all of my childhood, James Arness, and the show he starred in, Gunsmoke, were a constant presence.  The television show, a sequel to the radio show of the same name, came on the air in 1955 and ran

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