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  1. The Shelf Life of Political ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hyperallergic

    ... Bunker (like Homer Simpson, a sitcom dad) was the central figure of the Norman Lear television series All in the Family , which premiered in January 1971, midway through Richard Nixon's first term as president. It was also the year Trump began his ...

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  2. 'Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You' is a testimonial to an iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Christian Science Monitor

    'Lear' depicts the career of the TV producer, who was behind such programs as 'All in the Family,' 'Maude,' and 'The Jeffersons' and at one point had six shows in the Nielsen Top 10. In his 90s, Norman Lear is still in plain view. The legendary television producer, who at the height of his career had six shows in the Nielsen Top 10, recently published an autobiography, "Even This I Get to Experience," and is now the subject of the documentary "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You."

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  3. Family and Marriage: Are daddies dummies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Star

    ... the family respected him and grew together. Then there was Archie Bunker in the '70s TV program “All in the Family.” Archie was portrayed as a gruff and bigoted man whose views were a product of the era and working-class environment in ...

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  4. Norman Lear sits down with Salon: "Trump is the middle finger of the American right hand"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Salon

    Archie Bunker wouldn't vote for Trump, insists his 93-year-old creator, now the subject of an irresistible film Norman Lear tells the mother of all Jewish-mother anecdotes, and it bears repeating in print even though it's certainly funnier in person. When the Television Hall of Fame was first established in 1980, the creator of "All in the Family" and "Maude" and "The Jeffersons" and "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" was inducted alongside an all-star cast of small-screen luminaries, including Lucille Ball, Milton Berle and Edward R. Murrow.

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  5. Norman Lear documentary celebrates the good times of the TV legend's '70s heydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Los Angeles Times

    For a movie about the creator of some of the most pointed, controversial comedies in television history, "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You" has a curious habit of sidestepping some of the thornier and more interesting aspects of its subject's life. The brisk documentary, co-directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, certainly serves as a fine, celebratory introduction into the career of Lear, the prolific show runner behind such acclaimed '70s hits as "All in the Family," "Maude," "The Jeffersons" and "Good Times."

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  6. All in the mishpocha: Norman Lear feted by festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Jewish News Weekly

    As the man responsible for "All in the Family," "Maude" and other classic TV comedies, Norman Lear rarely has found himself at a loss for words. Somehow, winning the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival's 2016 Freedom of Expression Award did the trick.

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  7. Film Review: - Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You' Career of Groundbreaking TV ProducerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Skanner

    ... for Divorce American Style. He skyrocketed to the heights of fame a few years later as the creator of All in the Family. That groundbreaking TV series revolved around a small-minded, blue-collared character from Queens named Archie Bunker. America ...

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  8. Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Movie ReviewRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | Shockya.com

    Legendary American television writer and producer Norman Lear made the history of entertainment in the United States. He produced successful sitcoms during the 70s, such as 'All In The Family', 'The Jeffersons' and 'Good Times' and was just as influential as a political activist.

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  9. Just Saying: A change of heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Shelter Island Reporter

    A while back, Sally Struthers, after her run as the zany daughter, Gloria Stivik, on "All in the Family," made soulful TV entreaties to send money to help starving children in developing countries. I didn't rush to the phone.

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  10. Norman Lear: Just Another Version of YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... biography of one of TV's most influential producers, and an influential American, period: the creator of "All in the Family," "Maude," " Good Times " and "The Jeffersons," and the founder of the liberal activist group People for the American Way, ...

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  11. New York Stories: Let's go back to Archie Bunker's old blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | New York Daily News

    ARCHIE BUNKER'S PLACE This unassuming house in Glendale, Queens, became famous as the home depicted in the 1970s sitcom "All in the Family." The blue-collar bigot portrayed by Carroll O'Connor became a staple of American pop-culture.

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  12. Letter: Liberals, look in mirror, stop labeling peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Republic

    While watching an old episode of "All in the Family" recently, it occurred to me just how blind liberals are to perceived reality versus actual reality. The fictional Archie Bunker was portrayed as a conservative bigot, while his son-in-law was the open-minded liberal.

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  13. A Television Giant Comes Into FocusRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | National Public Radio

    If Norman Lear hadn't invented Archie Bunker, someone else would have had to. The caustic, bigoted blue-collar worker ruled television throughout the 1970s on All in the Family , sitting in his easy chair and vocalizing many of the most abhorrent thoughts that, until then, most Americans kept to the privacy of their own easy chairs.

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  14. Norman Lear Talks TV Today, Trump, 'All in the Family' FeudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | RollingStone

    Norman Lear, creator of 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,' reflects on his career behind the camera and on the poltiical front lines. oward the end of Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You , a new doc about the TV visionary and political activist, Amy Poehler attempts to sum up Lear's impact.

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  15. TV legend Norman Lear isn't resting on laurelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | USA Today

    ... TV. But it reflects a belief in the universal human experience that he sought to convey in such hits as All in the Family , Maude , Good Times , The Jeffersons and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman . "The older I get, the more I understand that we are ...

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  16. Doc Corner: Norman Lear's Golden Age of TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... concept more than actually demonstrating it. [ more... ] Lear in case you didn't know is the creator of All in the Family , Maude , The Jeffersons , Good Times , and many more with many of those series' most prominent moments featured. In an effort ...

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  17. Living with Our Common Humanity: A Few Words with Norman LearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... titan Norman Lear remains very much part of our present. The man whose taboo-busting output includes "All in the Family," "The Jefferson," "Sanford and Son," " Good Times ," "Maude" and "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" published his acclaimed memoir, ...

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  18. The 'All in the Family' QuizRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | How Stuff Works

    ... it to the air today. Take our quiz to see how much you remember about the series that changed television. "All in the Family" hit the airwaves for the first time on Jan. 12, 1971. The series ended in 1979. He may seem like an integral part of the ...

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  19. kelliepickler941659356179Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... Actor John Cusack is 50. Actor Gil Bellows ("Ally McBeal") is 49. Actress-songwriter Danielle Brisebois ("All in the Family") is 47. Actress Tichina Arnold ("Everybody Hates Chris") is 47. Jazz saxophonist Jimmy Sommers is 47. Actor Steve Burton ...

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  20. Channel SurferRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The New Yorker

    Norman Lear has fathered six children, aged twenty-one to sixty-eight, but the modern TV show remains the unruliest of his offspring. One recent morning, Lear, who created such groundbreaking sitcoms as "All in the Family," "The Jeffersons," and "Maude," and who once had six of the top ten shows on the air, remarked, "Friends keep saying, 'You're not watching 'Game of Thrones,' or 'Empire,' or 'That one with a robot'? There's a hundred of them!" He bent eagerly to the home-theatre module in his living room, high in Mandeville Canyon, overlooking Santa Monica Bay.

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