new book explores An American Family “from conception to broadcast.”

new book explores An American Family “from conception to broadcast.”
The first reality TV show, An American Family, which aired on PBS in 1973, is now the subject of an exhaustive book called An American Family: A Televised Life. Jeffrey Ruoff, a professor at Dartmouth, writes “the first … close, sustained look” at the show, detailing its history and its effects.

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