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An American Family [TV Documentary Series]


In 1973, PBS first aired the 12-part series An American Family - a groundbreaking documentary program that virtually invented the reality show format and became one of the seminal television events of the 1970s. It offered viewers a vérité look into a Southern California household, the Loud family - parents Bill and Pat, and children Lance, Kevin, Grant, Delilah and Michele - during a pivotal period that included such tumultuous events as gay Lance slipping into drag and moving into Warhol's Chelsea...more