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  • emEven This I Get to Experienceem
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    Even This I Get to Experience

    Norman Lear talked about his book, Even This I get to Experience. He spoke at the 2014 Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 22-23.

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  • Open Phones with Norman Lear
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    Open Phones with Norman Lear

    Norman Lear talked about his book, Even This I Get to Experience, and responded to viewer telephone calls and comments. He was interviewed at the 2014 Miami Book Fair International, held on…

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  • emEven This I Get to Experienceem
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    Even This I Get to Experience

    Norman Lear talked about his memoir, Even This I Get to Experience, in which he discusses growing up during the Depression, the social commentary he presented in TV shows like “All in the Family” and…

    169 views
  • Religion and Politics
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    Religion and Politics

    Norman Lear talked about President Bush’s legacy, patriotism and religion in America. He discussed his creation of People for the American Way in 1981 to fight the influence of the…

    149 views
  • Awards Dinner
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    Awards Dinner

    The Campaign for America’s Future held an awards dinner at their “Take Back America” conference, which was held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Slide presentations or videos were shown as the honorees were…

    332 views
  • Television Cinema and American Values
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    Television, Cinema, and American Values

    At the Aspen Ideas Festival Mr. Anderson moderated a panel featuring television producer Norman Lear, actor and filmmaker Sydney Pollack, and author and filmmaker Nora Ephron. They talked…

    298 views
  • Filibuster Ad Campaign
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    Filibuster Ad Campaign

    Participating by satellite connection, Mr. Lear announced that the Foundation is launching a multimillion dollar national advertising and grassroots campaign to urge senators to preserve…

    43 views
  • University of Southern California Commencement
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    University of Southern California Commencement

    Mr. Lear talked about the joy of sharing and the importance of living in the moment and making a difference with one’s life.

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  • emWhere We Standem
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    Where We Stand

    Mr. Rosenblatt talked about his latest book, Where We Stand: 30 Reasons for Loving Our Country, published by Harcourt. In the book, Mr. Rosenblatt cites the reasons he believes that…

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  • Discovering Madison Exhibit
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    Discovering Madison Exhibit

    As part the national historic preservation effort, Mrs. Clinton spoke at Montpelier, the home of President Madison and discussed the “Discovering Madison” exhibit featured there.

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  • Declaration of Independence Tour
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    Declaration of Independence Tour

    Mr. Lear announced the launch of a nation-wide tour of an original print of the Declaration of Independence that he recently acquired. Others also spoke at the event.

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt Award
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    Eleanor Roosevelt Award

    Accepting the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for democratic action, Mr. Beatty talked about his activism on behalf of the Democratic Party, the need for campaign finance reform, centrists in the…

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  • Television and Society
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    Television and Society

    Mr. Lear reflected on his career in television and the making of his show All in the Family. He also talked about modern-day television, freedom of speech, and the disappearance of family…

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  • Television Industry
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    Television Industry

    Mr. Lear spoke about his television career and how television has changed since the 1950s in both the entertainment and news sectors. He also challenged the industry to look less at ratings…

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  • Spirituality in Modern Society
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    Spirituality in Modern Society

    Mr. Lear, the developer and producer of network TV shows including “All in the Family” and “Sanford and Son", spoke about spirituality and the quest for understanding a deeper meaning in our lives. He…

    120 views
  • Current Political Issues
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    Current Political Issues

    Mr. Lear discussed his own views on politics in the United States, including the role of religion in politics. He also discussed the connections between politics and the movie and…

    52 views
  • Government Secrecy  What Does Congress Need to Know
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    Government Secrecy: What Does Congress Need to Know?

    Television producer Lear, the founder of People for the American Way, discussed the purpose of the organization. Ornstein served as moderator of the panel discussion. The thesis put to the panel was that there had been an…

    109 views
  • Television Syndication
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    Television Syndication

    Witnesses testified on the FCC’s proposed changes to the Financial Interest in Syndication Rule, which prevents ownership of programs by television networks.

    82 views
  • Religion and Politics

    Religion and Politics

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