Thankful For Obamacare? Talk About It At Thanksgiving Dinner


 

By Jueseppi B.

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Happy (early) Thanksgiving!

 

This year, we’re thankful because—despite every Republican attempt to repeal it—health care reform is still the law of the land and millions of Americans are seeing the benefits. And whether you’re celebrating the holiday with close family, friends, or your conservative relatives—it’s the perfect time to tell them why you’re thankful for Obamacare too.

 

Since the Affordable Care Act passed, we’ve heard countless stories of people receiving better coverage for less, no longer being denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions, and receiving rebates from their insurance companies. But too much of the mainstream media has been obsessed with a bungled website rollout and insurance companies dropping people from junk policies—instead of the millions of Americans who’ve directly benefited from Obamacare.

 

That’s precisely why MoveOn members are using Thanksgiving dinner to counter the propaganda and to have a frank talk with family about why we’re thankful for health care reform. Can you commit to having a conversation about Obamacare tomorrow?

 

Check out some of these benefits of health care reform and click here if you plan to talk about them at dinner this year.

 

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Almost all of us have at least one conservative family member or friend and it’s up to us to make sure that they know—despite everything they’ve heard on Fox and CBS—that the Affordable Care Act is working. And what better time to convince them than over a hearty meal on a day of reflection like Thanksgiving.

 

The Obamacare success stories are out there—nearly a thousand have been submitted by MoveOn members in the last week alone. And chances are—if you look hard enough—there’s someone quite close to you who’s benefiting directly from the Affordable Care Act. Just imagine how the national conversation will change if 8 million MoveOn members take to dining room tables, living rooms, and soup kitchens tomorrow to talk about the benefits of Obamacare.

 

To make it easy, we’ve created a kit to help you get the most out of your dinner conversations. If you can commit to talking up Obamacare with family and friends during Thanksgiving this year, click here to get the kit:

 

Sign up here to get the Thanksgiving dinner kit!

 

Thanks for all you do.

–Mark, Eric, Maria, Alejandro, and the rest of the team

 

Thankful for Obamacare

On Thanksgiving Day, many families gather around the dinner table to spend time together and share the things in their lives that they are thankful for. This year, if you’re thankful for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), then commit to bringing it up at dinner and letting family and friends know why health care reform matters—and that it’s working.

 

Sign up here to get the Thanksgiving dinner kit!

 

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Obamacare

 

So you think the Supreme Court upheld a law that requires most people to buy health insurance?

 

That’s only part of it.

 

Obamacare’s hundreds of pages touch on a variety of issues and initiatives that have remained under the public’s radar. Here’s a sampling:  

 

-See more at 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Obamacare

 

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Charlie Rose Interviews Syrian President Bashar Assad


 

By Jueseppi B.

PBS talk show host Charlie Rose, right, interviewed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Sunday in Damascus. His interview will air on PBS at 9 p.m. EDT Monday. PBS NewsHour Weekend's Hari Sreenivasan spoke to Rose Sunday. Listen to their conversation below.

PBS talk show host Charlie Rose, right, interviewed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Sunday in Damascus. His interview will air on PBS at 9 p.m. EDT Monday. PBS NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan spoke to Rose Sunday. Listen to their conversation below.

 

 

Charlie Rose Interviews Syria’s Bashar Al-Assad In Damascus, Face The Nation

 

 

Published on Sep 8, 2013

Charlie Rose interviews Bashar Assad ” I had nothing to do with the chemical weapons attacks “
Charlie Rose interviewed Syrian President Bashar Assad at the presidential palace in Damascus on Sunday morning.

 

The interview, Assad’s first with an American television network in nearly two years, will air in its entirety on PBS’s “Charlie Rose” show on Monday night, the same day that President Obama sits down with six television networks for recorded interviews.

 

In the interview, which Rose previewed on CBS’s “Face The Nation” on Sunday morning, Assad denied that he had anything to do with the chemical weapons attack that took place on Aug. 21, 2013. Rose also said the Syrian president would not confirm or deny that the regime has chemical weapons.

 

Portions of the interview will be broadcast beginning Monday on “CBS This Morning,” where Rose is a co-host. Excerpts will then be available across all CBS News platforms, including cbsnews.com and the CBS Evening News.

 

(QUIZ: How well do you know Bashar Assad?)

 

The interview will air in its entirety on “The Charlie Rose Show” on PBS television stations Monday night.

 

UPDATE (11:05 a.m.): Rose’s preview of the interview as relayed by phone from Beirut, Lebanon, on CBS’s “Face The Nation” on Sunday (bold mine): [Assad] denied that he had anything to do with the attack. He denied that he knew there was a chemical attack, notwithstanding what has been said and notwithstanding the videotape. He said there’s not enough evidence to make a conclusive judgment. He would not say even, even though I read him the lead paragraph of the New York Times today in the story about their chemical weapons supply.

 

And he said I cannot confirm or deny that we do have them. He did however say that if in fact we do have them and I am not going to say yes or no, they are in centralized control and no one else has access to them. He suggested as he has before that perhaps the rebels had something to do with it, he made some reference to Aleppo. The most important thing he said there has been no evidence that I used chemical weapons against my own people and that there is no evidence of that. And if in fact the administration had evidence of that they should show that evidence and make their case. I then obviously repeated the fact that Secretary Kerry is in the process of making the case and that in fact that information is being shown to members of congress as they begin to come back to Washington and consider an authorization for the President to make a military strike.

 

He said that he did not necessarily know whether there was going to be a military strike. He said that they were obviously as prepared as they could be for a strike. He said there would be, suggested that there would be, among people that are aligned with him some kind of retaliation if a strike was made that that would be, what would be, that he would not even talk about the nature of the response. He had a message to the American people that it had not been a good experience for them to get involved in the Middle East in wars and conflicts in the Middle East, that the results had not been good and they should not get involved and that they should communicate to their congress and to their leadership in Washington not to authorize a strike. [...] Bob, that was the very first question I asked: Do you expect an attack? He said, I don’t know. He said we prepared as best we can.

 

He did not say that he assumed there was going to be an attack in Syria because of the chemical weapons. I also pursued the question of whether there was anything that he was prepared to do anything to stop the attack, for example to give up chemical weapons, if that would stop the attack. I also raised the question with him did he fear that if there was an attack, it would degrade his own military, and therefore make it more likely that it might tip the balance. He’s very, very concerned about that as an issue. He talked about his father, and the lessons that he learned from his father, that war was ruthless, and that after Homma, his father went all out to destroy, at the time, the Muslim brotherhood.

 

So he was calm, he knew the situation he was in, in fact, Damascus seemed relatively calm, the places that I was today but there is a clear sense that they are closely watching what is happening in Washington. I think the reason they did this interview today, we’ve been trying for a long time, but we did it today because they’re watching what happens in Washington.

 

 

Syria: Syrian President Bashar al Assad Charlie Rose Interview September 9, 2013

 

Published on Sep 9, 2013

Syria: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad – Charlie Rose Interview – September 9, 2013

PBS’ Charlie Rose interviews Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday, September 9, at 9 p.m. in a special presentation of CHARLIE ROSE. In this global television exclusive, Assad gives his only television interview since President Barack Obama asked Congress to approve the use of force against the Syrian regime for alleged use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people.

 

 

 

 

Bashar Assad tells Charlie Rose U.S. should “expect every action” in response to Syria strikes

 

 

Published on Sep 9, 2013

Bashar Assad tells Charlie Rose U.S. should “expect every action” in response to Syria strikes Charlie Rose interviewed Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Sunday.

 

CBS News’ Bob Schieffer announced the news on “Face the Nation” Sunday. The full interview will air on the “Charlie Rose Show” Monday night — the same day as President Obama’s recorded interviews with six networks. Portions of the interview will also air on Monday’s “CBS This Morning,” and other platforms across CBS News.

 

Rose previewed the interview on Sunday, speaking on the phone from Beirut. He told Schieffer that Assad “denied that he had anything to do with the attack.”

 

Rose traveled to the palace in Damascus for the sit-down. He was accompanied by Jeff Fager, chairman of CBS News and executive producer of “60 Minutes.” The interview comes as the White House attempts to make the case for U.S. military intervention in Syria.

 

It is the first interview that Assad has given to an American news network in two years. Barbara Walters sat down with him in Syria in 2011. The conflict in Syria has been notoriously difficult and dangerous for journalists to cover. Twenty-eight journalists were killed in Syria in 2012, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, while kidnapping remains a persistent threat.

 

 

 

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad Hints at Another 9/11 If Attacked By U S to Charlie Rose

 

Published on Sep 9, 2013

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad Hints at Another 9/11 If Attacked By U S to Charlie Rose Bashar Assad tells Charlie Rose U.S. should “expect every action” in response to Syria strikes Charlie Rose interviewed Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Sunday.

 

 

Charlie Rose interviews Syrian President Bashar Assad at the Presidential Palace in Damascus, Sept. 8, 2013. / CBS/PBS

Charlie Rose interviews Syrian President Bashar Assad at the Presidential Palace in Damascus, Sept. 8, 2013. / CBS/PBS

 

 

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Sunday Afternoon Potpourri


 

By Jueseppi B.

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The Twitterverse – August 26, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Week Ahead:

 

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Monday: The President will award Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Carter will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, during combat operations in Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009.

 

Staff Sergeant Carter will be the fifth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. He and his family will join the President at the White House to commemorate his example of selfless service.

 

Tuesday: The President will host a reception at the White House in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

 

Wednesday: The President will deliver remarks at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

 

Thursday: The President attends meetings at the White House.

 

Friday: The President will welcome President Toomas Hendrik Ilves of Estonia, President Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania, and President Andris Berzins of Latvia to the White House.

 

 

 

 

The Ed Show: Obamacare

 

 

 

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ObamaCare Facts: Obama’s Health Care Reform

 

 

 

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Obamacare supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama's health care law, on June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today the high court upheld the whole healthcare law of the Obama Administration. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obamacare supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama’s health care law, on June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today the high court upheld the whole healthcare law of the Obama Administration. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

 

 

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The College Affordability Bus Tour: Day 1

 

 

President Obama’s Plan for Making College More Affordable

 

 

The White House: Join The Conversation On Making College Affordable

 

 

The College Affordability Bus Tour: Final Day

 

 

First Lady Michelle Obama Attends Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

 

Join The March Online

 

 

50 Years And The Struggle Continues: The MLK 50th Anniversary March On Washington, D.C.

 

 

Are You A Trayvon Voter?

 

 

Weekly Address: Making Higher Education More Affordable for the Middle Class

 

 

President Obama and Vice President Biden Speak on College Affordability

 

 

President Obama Holds a Town Hall on College Affordability

 

 

Weekly Wrap Up: “Make College More Affordable”

 

 

Attorney General Eric Holder acknowledges applause before speaking at a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.  Carolyn Kaster, AP

Attorney General Eric Holder acknowledges applause before speaking at a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. Carolyn Kaster, AP

 

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It was an honor to speak at the National Action to Realize the Dream March this morning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

 

Fifty years ago, Dr. King shared his dream with the world and described his vision for a society that offered, and delivered, the promise of equal justice under the law. He assured his fellow citizens that this goal was within reach – so long as they kept faith with one another, and maintained the courage and commitment to work toward it.

 

And he urged them to do just that. By calling for no more – and no less – than equal justice. By standing up for the civil rights to which everyone is entitled. And by speaking out – in the face of hatred and violence, in defiance of those who sought to turn them back with fire hoses, bullets, and bombs – for the dignity of a promise kept; the honor of a right redeemed; and the pursuit of a sacred truth that’s been woven through our history since this country’s earliest days: that all are created equal.

 

Those who marched on Washington in 1963 had taken a long and difficult road – from Montgomery, to Greensboro, to Birmingham; through Selma and Tuscaloosa. They marched – in spite of animosity, oppression, and brutality – because they believed in the greatness of what this nation could become and despaired of the founding promises not kept. Their focus, at that time, was the sacred and sadly unmet commitments of the American system as it applied to African Americans.

 

As we gather today, 50 years later, their march – now our march – goes on. And our focus has broadened to include the cause of women, of Latinos, of Asian Americans, of lesbians, of gays, of people with disabilities, and of countless others across this country who still yearn for equality, opportunity, and fair treatment. We recognize that we are forever bound to one another and that we stand united by the work that lies ahead – and by the journey that still stretches before us.

 

This morning, we affirm that this struggle must, and will, go on in the cause of our nation’s quest for justice – until every eligible American has the chance to exercise his or her right to vote, unencumbered by discriminatory or unneeded procedures, rules, or practices. It must go on until our criminal justice system can ensure that all are treated equally and fairly in the eyes of the law. And it must go on until every action we take reflects our values and that which is best about us. It must go on until those now living, and generations yet to be born, can be assured the rights and opportunities that have been too long denied to too many

 

 

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‘The Butler’ stays on top of box office with $17 million

 

NEW YORK (AP) — “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” served up another box office-topping weekend, earning $17 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

 

That was enough to lead all films on a late August weekend known as a dumping ground for studios following their summer blockbusters and before the start of the fall moviegoing season. Daniel’s historical drama about a long-serving White House butler starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, last weekend opened with $24.6 million for the Weinstein Co.

 

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Two new releases failed to catch on. The teen fantasy “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” adapted from the popular young adult book series, opened tepidly in third with $9.3 million for Sony Screen Gems.

 

Edgar Wright’s pub-crawl-gone-wrong comedy “The World’s End” opened with $8.9 million for Focus Features.

 

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NEVER Allow Facts To Interfere In A Racist Trial. Trayvon’s Parents Speak Out On “The Today Show”


 

 

By Jueseppi B.

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Trayvon Martin‘s Parents Speak Out On “The Today Show”, Call On Obama To ‘Investigate’ Zimmerman

 

 

For the first time since the man who fatally shot their son was acquitted, Trayvon Martin’s parents, have come forward to discuss their reaction to the verdict.

 

While peaceful protests and demonstrations popped up around the country, displaying an overwhelming outpour of support for the family, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin remained silent. But during an interview with “CBS This Morning” the teen’s mother said she was stunned by the jury’s decision.

 

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Published on Jul 18, 2013

July 18, 2013 — Trayvon Martin’s Parents Speak Out On “The Today Show”, Call On Obama To ‘Investigate’ Zimmerman — On Thursday, the parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin and Sabrina Fulton, as well as family attorney Ben Crump, sat down for interviews with CBS, ABC and NBC. Speaking out for the first time since the verdict which found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering their son, Travyon Martin’s parents expressed their shock in interviews with CBS This Morning, ABC’s Good Morning America, and NBC’s Today.

 

“I want America to know that Trayvon was a fun-loving child,” Tracy Martin told CBS’s Charlie Rose. “He was our child. We miss him dearly.”

 

“I thought surely that he would be found guilty of second degree murder — manslaughter at the least,” Fulton added. “I just knew that they would see that this was a teenager just trying to get home. This was no burglar. This was somebody — somebody’s son that was trying to get home.”

 

“What would you like President [Barack] Obama to do?” Norah O’Donnell asked. Fulton replied that she would hope the federal government would “at least investigate” what happened the night her son died.

 

 

 

 

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From   at theGRIO

 

What if the races of the defendant and the victim were reversed in the George Zimmerman murder trial?

 

Jurors in the Trayvon Martin murder case will tell you that race had nothing to do with their verdict acquitting George Zimmerman of second-degree murder in the shooting death of the unarmed black teen in Sanford, Florida.  Zimmerman—who is biracial and of white and Afro-Latino heritage, yet has played the role of white victim acting in self- defense against a black teen thug—was found not guilty by a nearly all-white jury of six women in the killing of Martin.

 

Some people are asking, what if the roles were reversed? What if Zimmerman was the shooting victim? Better yet, what if George Zimmerman had been a black man accused of shooting a white teen to death?

 

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George Zimmerman leaves court with his family after a jury found him not guilty in Seminole circuit court July 13, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

George Zimmerman leaves court with his family after a jury found him not guilty in Seminole circuit court July 13, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

 

 

Man Explains Why Zimmerman Is Guilty & How The Fight With Trayvon Martin Went Down!

 

Published on Jul 15, 2013

Does It Get More Honest Then This Man Explains Why Zimmerman Is Guilty & How The Fight With Trayvon Martin Went Down.

 

 

 

 

George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin never struggled on the ground

 

Published on Jul 17, 2013

“As myself and a caller were discussing last Friday night on BTR News, Neither George Zimmerman or Trayvon’s clothing showed evidence of the life or death struggle Zimmerman claims occurred. I am also more inclined to believe that his little scratches and bloodied nose were self inflicted or inflicted by accomplices.

 

However, it is not relevant to disproving Zimmerman’s story about struggling while on his back and the witness who said he saw Zimmerman on his back lied. Grass, wet or dry, leaves grass stains, concrete tears up clothing or leaves visible marks.” – Scotty Reid, Black Talk Radio News

 

“Notice the state of Florida prosecuting attorneys did not attack the absence of signs of the struggle Zimmerman lied about. What does that mean? It means that the prosecution intentionally underperformed with the intent of a not guilty verdict. The prosecution even conceded the lie of Zimmerman being on the bottom when he shot Trayvon in the heart.

 

What’s NOT on the back of his jacket provides the TRUTH which is, Zimmerman was NOT on the bottom in the wet, muddy grass with his head being jammed into the sidewalk. The state of Florida is guilty of malpractice and violating Trayvon’s civil/human rights.” – West Thea, Afrisynergy

 

 

 

 

 

The POWERFUL words of David Banner on Trayvon Martin.

 

 

 

 

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Jean Stapleton 1923 -2013


By Jueseppi B.

 

 

BornJeanne Murray January 19, 1923 New York City, New York DiedMay 31, 2013 (aged 90) New York City, New York

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January 19, 1923
New York City, New York
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Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character actress of stagetelevision and film.

 

 

Tribute To Jean Stapleton

 

Published on Jun 1, 2013

 

Jean Stapleton, a wonderful character actress, best known for playing “Edith Bunker” on “All In The Family”, passed away at the age of 90, May 31st, 2013. Made w/love and respect for this talented lady.

 

 

 

 

She was best known for her portrayal of Edith Bunker, the long-suffering, yet devoted wife of Archie Bunker (played by Carroll O’Connor) and mother of Gloria Stivic (played by Sally Struthers), on the 1970’s situation comedy All in the Family. Stapleton was also seen occasionally on the All in the Family follow-up series, Archie Bunker’s Place, but, tired of the role, asked to be written out after the first season.

 

 

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Stapleton in 1977.
Born Jeanne Murray
January 19, 1923
New York City, New York
Died May 31, 2013 (aged 90)
New York City, New York
Cause of death Natural Causes
Occupation Actress, Comedian
Years active 1941–2001
Spouse(s) William H. Putch
(m.1956–1983; his death)

STAY TUNED (TV’s Unforgettable Moments) – Episode 05 – “All In The Family”

 

Published on Dec 25, 2012

 

See the actual television moments that made you laugh and cry – the comedies, the dramas, the historic news stories, and the celebrated sports events.

 

When The Bunkers moved into the CBS lineup on January 12, 1971, there was dialogue flying all around that had never been heard before in any TV sitcom household.

 

That TV show, “All In The Family”, was inspired by a British TV comedy called “Till Death Do Us part”, about a middle-aged hotheaded lout, Alf Garnett, and his sharp-tongued wife, Else. Veteran TV writer-producer Norman Lear purchased the rights to the UK hit, then combined it with his own family experiences to create his new series. Lear’s father, Herman, used to tell his wife to “stifle yourself” and even called Norman “the laziest white man I ever saw.”

 

Mickey Rooney was Lear’s first choice to play the show’s bigoted patriarch, but Rooney was scared off by the controversary and doubted the show would last. Carroll O’Connor, as liberal as Archie Bunker was conservative, grabbed the opportunity, but he too was certain the show would flop. ABC-TV had originally shot the pilot for the show, but soon got cold feet and dropped the show altogether.

 

CBS-TV, on the other hand, lept at the opportunity to have the show on their network. Orignally titled “Justice For All’, then “Those Were The Days”, the show was eventually retitled “All In The Family”. CBS began the first aired episode on January 12, 1971 with a disclaimer, stating that “All In The Family seeks to throw a humorous spotlight on our frailities, prejudices, and concerns. By making them a source of laughter, we hope to show – in a mature fashion – just how absurd they are”.

 

Then viewers heard the sound of a toilet flush, and :All In The Family” was off and running. It was a funny, outrageous, and incisive show made for it’s time, when the country was undergoing cultural shifts of seismic proportions.

 

O’Connor and Jean Stapleton, who played Archie’s loving yet long suffering wife, Edith, were both accomplished stage and screen actors, and their chemistry was magical. O’Connor and Rob reiner, who portrayed long-haried son-in-law Michael “Meathead” Stivic, and Sally Struthers, who played Archie’s adoring daughter, Gloria, proved to be a perfectly incendiary combination.

 

“All In The Family” ran for nine seasons, although Mike and Gloria moved to California before the last season. After Stapleton left, O’Connor continued for four more years with “Archie Bunker’s Place’. TV’s most influential show paved the way for spin-offs like “The Jeffersons” and “Maude”, which in turn spun-off the show “Good Times”, all dealing with race, sex, and other issues as never before in TV history.

 

Rest In Peace Ms. Jean Stapleton.

 

 

 

 

Career

Born in New York City, the daughter of Joseph E. Murray (a billboard advertising salesman) and Marie Stapleton Murray (a singer), she attended Hunter College. At age 18, she began her career in 1941 in summer stock and made her New York debut in American Gothic, an Off-Broadway play.

 

 

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She was featred on Broadway in several hit musicals, such as Damn YankeesFunny GirlBells Are Ringing, and Juno. She guest starred in many television series, including the role of Rosa Criley in the 1963 episode “The Bride Wore Pink” on NBC‘s medical drama about psychiatryThe Eleventh Hour.

 

Her early work on television included roles in Starlight TheaterRobert Montgomery Presents,Lux Video TheaterWoman with a PastThe Philco-Goodyear Television PlayhouseDr. KildareThe Patty Duke ShowCar 54 Where Are You?Dennis the Menace, and Naked City. On an episode of The Defenders broadcast on 1 December 1962, Jean Stapleton guest-starred with future television husband Carroll O’Connor.

 

In 1979, she appeared in the original Canadian production of the musical Something’s Afoot, which was later broadcast on Showtime. In 1982, Stapleton portrayed Eleanor Roosevelt in a television production of the First Lady’s later life. In 1998, and for a few years afterward, Stapleton took her “Eleanor” characterization to live theaters, now adapted as a one-woman show. She co-starred in Bagdad Cafe with Whoopi Goldberg, the television series based on the movie of the same name.

 

 

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RIP Jean Stapleton – Last Interview w/Archie Bunker – Rare Footage

 

Published on Jun 1, 2013

 

RIP Jean Stapleton (Edith Bunker) seen here in the last interview ever made with co-star Carroll O’Connor in 2000. Ms. Stapleton, who played the long suffering wife of Archie Bunker in the 70’s classic sitcom All in the Family, passed away of natural causes in her home at the age of 90 according to her family.

 

 

 

 

 

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