This television episode refers to:
December 15, 1939
Abe recalls his youth, working as a shoe shine boy at Springfield Union Station. He meets a young Clark Gable and gives him a copy of his book, 'Gone with the Wind'. Clark Gable tells the young Abe that he's never heard of this story before, and asks him not to tell the story to anyone for 60 years. Clark Gable is famous for his role in the film 'Gone with the Wind'.