I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Friday, August 08, 2014
TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Show No. 242 with guests Shelley Morrison and Walter Dominguez
First hour: An expanded edition of This Week in TV History that remembers the birth of Carroll O’Connor and the legacy of All in the Family. Second hour: Ed welcomes actress Shelley Morrison (The Flying Nun, Will & Grace) and filmmaker Walter Dominguez. Shelley is the executive producer, and Walter the writer, producer and director, ofWeaving the Past: Journey of Discovery, a moving story about Walter’s grandfather Emilio Hernandez that discusses not only Mexican-American history, but issues of social justice that are still relevant today. For our listeners in Southern California, Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery will have its world premiere at the Laemmle Playhouse 7 theater complex in Pasadena from Friday, August 15 through Thursday, August 21. Also in this hour: Greg Ehrbar on the DVD release of Mr. Selfridge.