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Rob Reiner on Norman Lear's groundbreaking career and legacy

Season 2023 Episode 351 | 8m 47s

Norman Lear, the groundbreaking TV producer and writer, died Tuesday at the age of 101. He revolutionized primetime television with a string of hits, dominating the airwaves in the 70s and 80s, and showcased political and social issues of the day in a way not done before. Rob Reiner, one of the stars of "All in the Family," joined Jeffrey Brown to discuss Lear's legacy.

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