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Norman Lear on Maya Angelou

Norman Lear – the television icon behind All In the Family, The Jeffersons, and Good Times – also had a close friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou, one of the most influential writers of the last century. In this clip, he shares his thoughts on Dr. Angelou’s legacy, her personality, and their friendship throughout the years.

To learn more about Dr. Angelou’s life and legacy, watch Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise on American Masters. You can also explore Norman Lear’s incredible work and get to know another American Master by watching Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You.