She gave birth to a son, Michael Garrett Boxleitner, named in honor of Michael Landon, on October 6, 1995.
Landon died one week later.
It was full of the everyday sorts of things that we don't care to think about when we think about history,' said Lauters, who has read the original manuscript and also is writing a book on Rose Wilder Lane.
She visited Landon at his Malibu home where he was, by then, bedridden, and they spent the afternoon together.
In 2003, she was re-elected, defeating Kent McCord with 50% of the vote to his 42%.
This world premiere production at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis was directed by Francesca Zambello and also starred Kara Lindsay as Laura.