Norman Lear

Television Writer, Producer, & Political Activist
TV Producer; Author, "Even This I Get to Experience."

Norman Lear is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the FamilySanford and SonOne Day at a TimeThe JeffersonsGood Times, and Maude. As a political activist, he founded the advocacy organization People for the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes. He is the author of the best-selling 2014 memoir Even This I Get to Experience.