Season 30, Episode 08 – “Norman Lear – Just Another Version of You ”
Writer/producer Norman Lear’s turbulent childhood, early success with sitcoms “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” “Good Times” and “Maude,” and social activism.
Documentary about the 94-year-old television legend Norman Lear. “Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear’s name is synonymous with the sitcom.”
Produced (or acquired) by Thirteen/WNET New York for the Public Broadcasting System, episodes of American Masters are dedicated to documenting and honoring America’s most notable creative artists and the inspiration behind their work. Each year a series of special broadcasts profiles a cross-section of the nation’s finest artistic pioneers from the past and present.