Norman Milton Lear is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as 'All in the Family', 'Sanford and Son', 'One Day at a Time', 'The Jeffersons', 'Good Times', and 'Maude'. As a political activist, he founded the advocacy organization People For the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes. He is credited with helping to give many African Americans career opportunities in the television industry. Wikipedia*
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Norman Lear has 19 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Committee as a Producer for the Television. The year with the most videos was 2014 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 219 views per program. Most appearances with Roger Hickey (2). Most common tags: American Perspectives, U.S. History, Broadcast Television.