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'Outlander' skips through time to a Highlands' high point
'Outlander' skips through time to a Highlands' high point

In "Outlander," which premieres Saturday on Starz, executive producer Ronald D. Moore adapts a series of books by Diana Gabaldon, to whose international success I have not contributed at all. The first — the story the debut season tells — was published in 1991; the eighth and latest, "Written in My Own Heart's Blood," this June. It's just after the end of WWII. Englishwoman Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) has spent five years patching the wounded and seeing to the dying on the front lines. Now she is on a get-reacquainted trip to the Scottish Highlands with her husband, Frank (Tobias Menzies, currently also seen on Sundance Channel in "The...

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