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45 Years After 'All In The Family,' Producer Norman Lear Talks Taking Political Divisions To The Scr

In this Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, television writer and producer Norman Lear poses for a portrait. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
In this Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, television writer and producer Norman Lear poses for a portrait. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Television producing legend Norman Lear has a long list of credits that include “All in the Family,” “Sanford and Son,” “The Jeffersons,” “Good Times” and “Maude.” Forty-five years after creating some of the most iconic sitcoms in American history, Lear is still making television, with a re-make of “One Day at a Time” recently airing on Netflix.

Here & Now‘s Lisa Mullins speaks with Lear (@TheNormanLear) about bringing controversial political elements to the screen.

 

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