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  1. Hate in America is still rampant. Welcome to Klansville, U.S.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Examiner.com

    ... the most progressive southern state and one whose image was being burnished by the enormously popular The Andy Griffith Show , saw a boom in Klan membership under the leadership of Bob Jones, the most successful Grand Dragon in the country. In just ...

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  2. Lindsey Poisson: Reunite with old favorite TV shows this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Erie Times News

    Me? I've been huddled under a blanket , binging on some old favorites via Hulu and Netflix. I didn't grow up with some of the more well-known classics, like "The Dick Van Dyke Show" or "The Andy Griffith Show."

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  3. Ron Howard: Lessons I've Learned From 5 Decades in ShowbizRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... was to repeat yourself and mask that repetition," says Howard, who played the adorable tyke Opie on The Andy Griffith Show from 1960 to 1968. But once he became a director, he vowed to break that habit. "I didn't want to be a director who's given a ...

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  4. 'Klansville USA' PBS Documentary Takes Cheap Shot at RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | NewsBusters.org

    ... in the unlikely state of North Carolina, which at the time was also the setting of the wholesome "The Andy Griffith Show." The Boston Herald gave this documentary a rating of Grade A but your humble correspondent would rate it as A-. A big huge ...

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  5. Indiana's Mayberry Cafe Memorializes 'The Andy Griffith Show'Off The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | AOL City Guide

    ... bought the Main Street Caf in 1989 and ran it under that name for three years before Brad's love of "The Andy Griffith Show" motivated them to turn it into the Mayberry Caf in 1992. The new themed restaurant became an instant hit in Danville and in ...

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  6. So long, Betty White: TV Land changes its missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | New York Daily News

    ... more edgy." In part, the network will continue its ongoing process of downplaying early sitcoms like "The Andy Griffith Show" and giving more prominent slots to later sitcoms like "Everybody Loves Raymond" or "Friends." But more directly, the ...

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  7. The 'Moderate' Klan of North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... advocating non-confrontation in race relations, was highly praised. This moderation was reflected in The Andy Griffith Show , set in fictional Mayberry, N.C. A soothing vision of small town life, the popular program featured blacks, but they were ...

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  8. 'Andy Griffith Show' cuts into Kentucky-Texas a&M Ot thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Sporting News

    Never mind that Kentucky's undefeated record was on the line in the middle of a nail biter with Texas A&M. We need watch the "Andy Griffith Show" now .

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  9. Android users, sign up now to beta test a smart deadbolt lock for your homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | BetaNews

    One of my favorite television programs is the Andy Griffith Show. True, it is way before my time, but that is the point; I yearn for a simpler time.

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  10. The Klan of the 1960s has parallels to today's tea partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Independent Weekly

    What: Klansville U.S.A. Where: UNC-TV, other PBS stations When: Tuesday, Jan. 13, 9 p.m. Who: Producer-director Callie T. Wiser documents the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina during the 1960's. hat should we make of the fact that the North Carolina of the fictional Mayberry and The Andy Griffith Show was once also home to 10,000 very real and dues-paying members of the Ku Klux Klan - more than all other Southern states combined? At first, the black-and-white images of the Klan parading in Salisbury or meeting at Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh seem out of an antiquarian past, irrelevant to our time. 24 comments

  11. Reporter Notebook: Remembering Elly May, Thelma Lou, and a packed house in Mount AiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | WBTV

    ... so I begged my producer to let me run up there and do the story. Both The Beverly Hillbillies and The Andy Griffith Show were huge hits on WBTV and CBS in the 1960's, and judging from the size of the crowd that day, the popularity of two of the ...

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  12. WGN-AM to simulcast on 87.7 FM beginning WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Chicago Tribune

    ... America from a sleepy superstation stocked with Chicago Cubs games, Chicago newscasts and reruns of "The Andy Griffith Show" to a full-fledged national cable network with original programming has been a high priority for Tribune Media since emerging ...

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  13. TV Diary quizRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... Claus. 2. What song did Andy Griffith and Elinore Donahue sing during the first holiday episode of "The Andy Griffith Show?" 3. Jethro's sister paid a visit to the Clampetts during the 1962 holiday episode of "The Beverly Hillbillies." What was her ...

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  14. TV Diary quiz: Enjoy Steve Shine's holiday marathon and TV trivia quizRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... Claus. 2. What song did Andy Griffith and Elinore Donahue sing during the first holiday episode of "The Andy Griffith Show?" 3. Jethro's sister paid a visit to the Clampetts during the 1962 holiday episode of "The Beverly Hillbillies." What was her ...

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  15. Cultural references help explain AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."

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  16. Cultural references help explain AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Bryan County News

    My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."

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  17. 275 antique 'candlestick' phones to cross auction block Dec. 6-7 at Morphy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | PR Log

    ... over at the TV that was always on in my office, and there was Andy Griffith [Sheriff Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show ], talking on his candlestick phone. I thought, 'How cool is that!'" Before long, D'Acosta was scouring antique shops around Texas ...

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  18. Riptide Music Group Presents Authentic Early Sixties Rock 'n' Roll...Read the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Mi2n

    ... These projects include Ken Burns' documentary "Baseball," the TV series "Black Sheep," "Mad Men" and "The Andy Griffith Show," as well as many others. "We are very happy to associate with Riptide Music, a great company with a great team. We are very ...

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  19. May the froth be with youRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | O-R Online

    ... already confused by this storyline, I suggest that you stop reading and watch reruns of “The Andy Griffith Show” on cable TV instead. If Gomer and Goober aren't clones, who is? Hard-core fans complained that if Stormtroopers are clones ...

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  20. Former Texas TV executive's collection of rare antique telephones to be auctioned Dec. 7 at Morphy'sRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Art Daily

    ... over at the TV that was always on in my office, and there was Andy Griffith [Sheriff Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show], talking on his candlestick phone. I thought, 'How cool is that!'' Before long, D'Acosta was scouring antique shops around Texas ...

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