45 Years After 'All In The Family,' Producer Norman Lear Talks Taking Political Divisions To The Screen05:49
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In this Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, television writer and producer Norman Lear poses for a portrait. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
In this Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, television writer and producer Norman Lear poses for a portrait. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Television producing legend Norman Lear has a long list of credits that include "All in the Family," "Sanford and Son," "The Jeffersons," "Good Times" and "Maude." Forty-five years after creating some of the most iconic sitcoms in American history, Lear is still making television, with a re-make of "One Day at a Time" recently airing on Netflix.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with Lear (@TheNormanLear) about bringing controversial political elements to the screen.

 

This segment aired on October 8, 2018.

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