An American Family

An American Family, a 12-hour documentary series, premiered in 1973. Every week an audience of 10 million viewers watched the unfolding real-life drama of the William C. Loud family of Santa Barbara, California. This program is a rebroadcast of episode two, in which Pat Loud visits her son Lance in New York City, where he is living.

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An American Family

Reflections on the Making of the Series

A 1973 panel discussion and filmmaker interviews from 2011.

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Reflections on the Making of the Series

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An American Family

Revisit the Loud Family

Revisit the Loud family in this two-hour compilation of the ground-breaking series.

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Revisit the Loud Family

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An American Family

Preview Trailer

Watch this program to step into the home of the Loud family.

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Preview Trailer

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