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  1. Norman Lear Calls on Hollywood Democrats to Unite Behind Hillary Clinton

    5:55 am 5/5/2016

    "Post-Indiana, it's time and it's sensible, sooner rather than later, to unite behind Hillary lest we and our values be trumped," says the iconic television creator and liberal activist.Read more

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  2. Nantucket Film Festival Lineup Includes 'Finding Dory,' Norman Lear Doc

    10:41 am 4/19/2016

    Roger Ross Williams' 'Life, Animated' is the opening-night film, with 'Thor 3' director Taika Waititi's 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' serving as the closing-night selection.Read more

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  3. A Conversation With Friends Norman Lear and Jerrod Carmichael on Race, Guns and Even Bill Cosby

    8:55 am 3/18/2016

    Forty years after Lear used his acclaimed comedies to tackle controversial issues, Carmichael has picked up the torch, addressing taboo topics on his NBC sitcom that’s quickly become a Lear favorite: "This is just another version of me," says the TV legend.Read more

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  4. Sundance: Norman Lear Doc Acquired by Netflix, Music Box Films

    11:12 am 1/23/2016

    The film, which will air on TV as part of PBS' 'American Masters' series, made its world premiere Jan. 21 as part of Sundance's opening-night festivities.Read more

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  5. Norman Lear Opens Up About His Battle to Keep 'Archie Bunker's Place' Off the Air

    11:56 am 1/22/2016

    "He didn't understand the character the way I felt I wished him to be," he said of Carroll O'Connor, who pushed for the 'All in the Family' spinoff on CBS. Read more

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  6. ‘Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You’: Sundance Review

    10:35 pm 1/21/2016

    Norman Lear, the legendary TV producer who created 'All in the Family' among others, is feted in this bio-documentary, with appearances from Amy Poehler, George Clooney and Jon Stewart. Read more

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  7. Sundance: Norman Lear Talks Republican "Clowns" at Opening Night Doc Premiere

    7:32 pm 1/21/2016

    "We're not in a very lovely place when you look at the clowns who are presently [running]."Read more

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  8. Norman Lear on His Latino 'All in the Family,' Why Trump Is America's "Middle Finger"

    5:00 am 1/20/2016

    The TV veteran — the subject of Sundance's opening night film 'Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You' — sounds off on politics and reveals his Democratic presidential choice.Read more

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  9. Norman Lear's All Latino 'One Day at a Time' Gets Netflix Series Order

    3:30 pm 1/11/2016

    'How I Met Your Mother' grad Gloria Calderon-Kellett and 'Enlisted's' Mike Royce will co-showrun the 13-episode series.Read more

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  10. Norman Lear Vows to Fight Donald Trump's Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

    1:35 pm 12/13/2015

    Hollywood's elder statesman says his group People For the American Way will launch a major initiative aimed at combating 'hate speech' from Trump and other GOP presidential candidates.Read more

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