Profiles: Norman Lear

PROFILES“Profiles” is an EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: NORMAN LEAR. A  documentary entitled, Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You, airs nationally as part of the PBS American Masters series at 9 p.m (ET) on Tuesday, Oct. 25. In the documentary, Phil Rosenthal, the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, says, “Television can be broken into two parts: BN and AN. Before Norman and After Norman. He’s the most influential producer in the history of television because of this gigantic change that happened when All in the Family hit the air.” Norman Lear is 93 years old.

 

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