TV2.5: Every Marriage Is a Courthouse

TV2.5: Every Marriage Is a Courthouse

May 31, 2008
Even the happiest marriage sometimes comes down to the rule of law. And more so for the sad ones.
  • Prologue

    Cartoonist Chris Ware animates a true story told by NPR's Robert Krulwich, about the time when Jackie O waved to his wife. But there’s one very basic problem with the story, which illustrates a larger truth about marriage.

  • Act One

    Scenes From A Marriage

    The story of the slow-motion disintegration of one couple's marriage. The husband's obsession with a legal battle forces the most basic marital questions into the open: what do I need? And what can I put up with?