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  • 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…

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  • 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.

    34 views
  • 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…

    49 views
  • 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.

    91 views
  • 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.

    129 views
  • 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…

    97 views
  • 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…

    16 views
  • 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
  • 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.

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