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Norman Lear turned 100 years old recently and is tweeting

Producer of All in the Family, Good Times, One Day At A Time, The Jeffersons, Spinal Tap, Stand By Me, Princess Bride - Author of Even This I Get to Experience

https://twitter.com/TheNormanLear/status/1582494950649757696?s=20&t=EW3J60Bw2U86ufqAW9m7nQ


Norman Lear
@TheNormanLear

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I was 9 years old when my dad was found to have committed fraud & was sent to prison for a few years. Alone in bed one night, my father away, I was playing with a crystal set radio and came across the vicious antisemitic voice of Father Coughlin railing against American Jews. 1/3

Iím confident that that horrifying moment resulted in my early enlistment in WWII and the 52 combat missions over Nazi Germany that followed. 2/3


Norman Lear
@TheNormanLear

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Today, having recently turned 100, I read Donald Trumpís appalling words about American Jews, and I am nine years old again. The phrase, a horseís ass, was an everyday expression when I was nine and it occurs to me again now. 3/3
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