TITLE

Love, drama in the afternoon

AUTHOR(S)
Raymond, Amanda
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Charlotte Post;6/27/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 42, p5B
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits of and reasons for the popularity of television soap operas for over 80 years on air in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
88842035

 

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