seeing the news of the passing of William Windom made me go dig up my file, paper, of Thurber Carnival 1974

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Actor William Windom passed away at 88 this month, he was born in 1923.

I remember seeing him in a million things on TV especially My World and Welcome to It his Emmy award winning time. He won for best actor in a comedy series. The show won the Emmy for best comedy series in 1969-70.  He had a wonderful solid voice. I vividly recall the cartoons and situations based on James Thurber, he of New Yorker fame. Earlier he starred in The Farmer’s Daughter (1963-66) where he played a fictional Congressman who had a housekeeper played by Inger Stevens, who died tragically so very young. If there was ever a more beautiful and charming actress, she does not come to my mind.

I think it was 1973 or 74 that I directed and acted in Thurber Carnival with Theatre Mickities at the University of…

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