TED: Norman Lear on a life of meaning

An amazing life and insight. 93 years, strong and clear.  Inspiring humility and perspective: “I am the peer of whoever I am talking to.” 

In the 1970s (and decades following), TV producer Norman Lear touched the lives of millions with culture-altering sitcoms like All in the Family, The Jeffersons and Good Times, pushing the boundaries of the era and giving a primetime voice to underrepresented Americans. In an intimate, smart conversation with Eric Hirshberg, he shares with humility and humor how his early relationship with “the foolishness of the human condition” shaped his life and creative vision. Here is a direct video link.

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