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  1. The Seventies Film and SocietyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Beak Speaks

    ... struggling to get by were more believable than the manicured Brady family. One of the charming features of All in the Family is that often you would see financial issues impact the Bunker Family. Up until then the focus of TV was either more rural ...

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  2. MomentumFOR REALRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Today would be Carroll O'Connor's birthday. In the person of Archie Bunker, starring in "All in the Family," a sitcom in the 70s, he personified an American bigot.

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  3. Robert DeWitt: WWII veterans are pieces of living historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... them. Archie Bunker's rear area military service during World War II was a constant punch line on “All in the Family.” It's hard to believe we were ever that disrespectful. One of my friend's fathers had been in combat. He had a Purple ...

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  4. MomentumFOR REALRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Today would be Carroll O'Connor's birthday. In the person of Archie Bunker, starring in "All in the Family," a sitcom in the 70s, he personified an American bigot.

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  5. Between God and CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Jewish World Review

    In a classic episode of All In The Family, a television repairman tells Archie Bunker that he cannot finish the job because sundown on Friday was approaching. As an religious Jew, he had to observe the Sabbath.

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  6. I love you MomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Altus Times

    Archie Bunker, the proverbial "lovable bigot" of "All in the Family" fame, wasn't very good at telling his wife, Edith, he loved her. In one episode Edith pauses, furors her brow like she's really thinking and asks, "Archie, do you love me?" Obviously frustrated, Archie responds, "Whaddaya mean? I told you once.

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  7. A scene from Halal in the Family. Photo courtesy of Sweet 180Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Religion News Service

    ... the issues raised in the series. The "Halal in the Family" name is a tip-of-the-hat to Norman Lear's " All in the Family ," the1970s sitcom that skewered racial prejudices through the lens of Archie Bunker, a Queens cabdriver played with great ...

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  8. MomentumFOR REALRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Today would be Carroll O'Connor's birthday. In the person of Archie Bunker, starring in "All in the Family," a sitcom in the 70s, he personified an American bigot.

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  9. Must America start all over with race relations?: ViewpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | MassLive.com

    ... of equality. The entire race dialogue has been turned upside down. Viewers of the groundbreaking TV show, "All in the Family,'' might remember an episode where the liberal young couple triumphantly tells curmudgeonly Archie Bunker that "we're having ...

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  10. MomentumFOR REALRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Today would be Carroll O'Connor's birthday. In the person of Archie Bunker, starring in "All in the Family," a sitcom in the 70s, he personified an American bigot.

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  11. MomentumFOR REALRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Today would be Carroll O'Connor's birthday. In the person of Archie Bunker, starring in "All in the Family," a sitcom in the 70s, he personified an American bigot.

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  12. Bruce JennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... has played an important role in normalizing the experiences of gay men and lesbians in America. "All in the Family" led the way with an episode in the 1970s when the bigoted Archie Bunker finds out that his good friend Steve, a former football ...

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  13. Islamaphobia Is a JokeRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Nation

    The Daily Show 's Aasif Mandvi hopes his mock sitcom will make us laugh our way to becoming Halal in the Family It's hard to imagine today what the television landscape looked like before All in the Family exploded into living rooms in early 1971. Its protagonist, Archie Bunker, was a bigoted, sexist patriarch from Queens, whose confrontations with those around him made viewers laugh, and think.

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  14. Mike Farrell and cast entertain JAX 'On Golden Pond'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... character (Ethel Thayer) played by Jan Neuberger sounds like the late Jean Stapleton (Edith Bunker) of All in the Family. Jan has the same mannerisms as Jean when she speaks her lines and as she maneuvers across the stage and then knocks down the ...

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  15. Grady played major role in establishing, adding prestige to Peabody AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... what we now know as "popular culture" underwent a scholarly reassessment, and series such as "MASH" and "All in the Family" suggested new possibilities for intelligence and real-world relevance in established entertainment formats. By the turn of ...

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  16. Can a Sitcom End Islamophobia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... trying to fit in. Mandvi looked to classic TV sitcoms like "The Cosby Show," "Growing Pains" and "All in the Family" for inspiration. And he said his character just wants to be American, not an American Muslim. "Because we were attempting to point ...

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  17. Shows like 'Black-ish' perpetuate racist stereotypesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | New York Post

    ... Johnson Sr., a black version of the white, race-obsessed Archie Bunker character from the 1970s TV sitcom "All in the Family.'' A successful advertising executive, Dre is married to a doctor, Rainbow, or "Bow'' (Tracee Ellis Ross), whose mother is ...

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  18. DVD review: 'Maude: Complete Series'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | SFGate

    In the beginning, Maude Findlay was the cousin of Edith Bunker, visiting the Bunkers on "All in the Family" in December 1971. The character was said to have been inspired by producer Norman Lear 's real-life wife, Frances Lear .

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  19. Find - 80s love in "The Sure Thing: 30th Anniversary Edition"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Awards). Putch is the son of actress Jean Stapleton, who played Edith on the revolutionary 1970s sitcom "All in the Family" in which Reiner played son-in-law Michael Stivic. Anthony Edwards, who plays Gib's best friend, went on to eight seasons of ...

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  20. On StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Ventura County Reporter

    In the first episode of All in the Family , Archie Bunker lets loose a pair of racist slurs so unimaginable by 1971 standards that the live audience - which had been laughing up until then - didn't respond. It wasn't sure that what it had heard had actually just been said.

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