Mar 5, 2017
China Beach (1988-1991) was a high quality, expensive series about the Vietnam War as seen through eyes of American women. This podcast episode is about"Holly's Choice" from third season, which featured Ricki Lake as Holly, the donut dolly
Drama unfolds in reverse, a powerful writing tactic if it executed well, which it was. We explore the many layers of meaning stories of war often weave, this time the difference of value of military lives and civilian lives, as seen through the lives of medical professionals, soldiers and women.
Marg Helgenberger earned an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Cynthia discusses her excellent acting and impeccable hair!