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  Lance Loud! . An American Family | PBS
The series challenged conventional views of middle class American family life with its depiction of marital tensions that led to divorce, an elder son's gay lifestyle and the changing values of American families.
TV Guide magazine acknowledged An American Family as the first reality television series and named it among "The 50 Greatest Shows of All Time." Lance Loud, the eldest son of the family, was the first openly gay person to appear on television as an integral member of American family life.
A Death in An American Family is a presentation of WETA and ITVS, and was made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Public Broadcasting Service.
www.pbs.org /lanceloud/american   (304 words)

  
 Tolerance an American Family Value
This is truly an American family value for it allows equal protection of the laws for all families regardless of the makeup.
To be broad-minded is clearly an American family value in that it grants the blessings of liberty to those who may even oppose the broad-minded individual.
The American family value demands for moderation because the dream of the American family value isn’t to define what family is, but to embrace the family as it is today and tomorrow in whatever shape a family is or will become.
journals.aol.com /demyngeiv/SgtReedysEditorials/entries/200   (806 words)

  
 An American Family
He was referred to, in a history of Dumfries written in 1746, as "an old Cromwellian," which presumably meant that he had, in the confused religious wars of then recent memory, fought alongside the Cromwellian forces.
This is an attractive suggestion, and one that would explain the connection between the two families.
We are left, then, with the first definitely ascertainable fact about the American branch of the Kennan family, which was the marriage, in the year 1744, in or near the village of Holden, not far from Worcester, Massachusetts.
partners.nytimes.com /books/first/k/kennan-family.html   (2043 words)

  
 An American Family - Fall 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
An American Family is performed entirely in Yiddish.
An American Family is based on the 1940 play Morning Star by Sylvia Regan.
Had the fire not broken out on Saturday, a day upon which her grandfather had insisted that his assimilating family observe the sanctity of the Sabbath, her mother and aunts would have died in the tragic fire.
www.folksbiene.org /amfam.htm   (280 words)

  
 Reality TV Takes Hold
The Bowler family of England moved into a home furnished with all the fixings (or lack of) dating back to, you guessed it, 1900.
An astonishing 10 million viewers watched the marital breakup of Bill and Pat Loud and the coming-out of their son Lance.
An American Family was undoubtedly an inspiration for The Real World, now in its ninth season.
www.infoplease.com /spot/realitytv1.html   (997 words)

  
 CELEBRATING AN AMERICAN Family
Some native American people believe that their ancestors lived in America as much as 40,000 years ago; others believe that they actually had their genesis in North America.
The term "American" in 1998 unconditionally includes all the people who not only were born in America, of all ethnicities, but also those who have come to live here, who love this land, and who have formed a genuine attachment and loyalty to her.
Layers of family tradition passed from one generation to the next; worn-out anecdotes that stitch together the threads of the past.
www.worldfreeinternet.net /news/nws85.htm   (1894 words)

  
 Commentary Magazine - "An American Family"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
...It is family life as dictated, on the one hand, by the cozy domestic comedies and, on the other, by the experts on interpersonal relations who populate the talk shows...
...But it is obvious that he was also seeking specifically a troubled family, and furthermore, one with the affluence and sophistication to seek a therapist, the habit of self-exposure, and the alreadylearned ability to define itself in contemporary psychiatric terms...
...he family had ample opportunity when the film crew was away from the house to engage in that intimate "communication" which critics gleefully noticedl was absent from the film...
www.commentarymagazine.com /Summaries/V55I5P80-1.htm   (2916 words)

  
 reality blurred + An American Family
American Family filmmaker: reality TV has "shoddy production values.
PBS' new American Family, debuting tonight, is not a reality TV show.
An American Family's Lance Loud dies; came out during 1973 show.
www.realityblurred.com /realitytv/archives/an_american_family   (266 words)

  
 An American Family Ritual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Although modern life seems to have overtaken The Family Meal in many areas, there are still many American Families that practice the Custom of either the Daily (evening) Family Meal or a Sunday Family Meal.
As hectic as Family schedules can be, sometimes the Family Meal is the only way to get everyone together to talk over the happenings of the day or discuss upcoming family plans or events.
The Family Meal is the event that always reflects what a Family holds dear because the things that are discussed at this gathering are the most important things happening within a Family.
www.americanfamilytraditions.com /an_american_family_ritual.htm   (660 words)

  
 An American Family - Genealogy and Family History
An American Family - Genealogy and Family History
This site tells the story of two American families: the Jones family (my family) and the Dumond family (my husband's family).
The family trees section of this web site has the latest "webified" reports on my research -- posted in February 2003.
www.dumond.org   (750 words)

  
 Current Online | Revisiting the Loud family
After 17 years in blissful obscurity, the Loud family is about to be put back into the public television fish bowl.
The film created a stir by documenting the troubles of one American family, bringing to hundreds of thousands of living rooms scenes of Bill and Pat Loud's crumbling marriage and Lance's evolving decision to declare openly he was gay.
WNET decided to rebroadcast An American Family to kick off the Year of the Family and highlight the public TV series Making Sense of the Sixties, said Harry Chancey Jr., director of WNET's Broadcast Center.
www.current.org /prog/prog90-20L.html   (676 words)

  
 American Family Radio - Something Good in the Air!
American Family Radio has an upcoming opening for a Christian journalist anxious to put their skills to work for the Lord.
American Family Radio has an immediate opening for a Christian journalist anxious to put their skills to work for the Lord.
American Family Radio is pleased to partner with Mediak in offering personalized CDs.
www.afr.net   (409 words)

  
 An American Family Tree - Person Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Howell household was the 428th dwelling and 429th family enumerated.
The Howell household was the 405th dwelling and 406th family enumerated.
The Howel household was the 404th dwelling and 405th family enumerated.
www.dumond.org /famtrees/p1.htm   (9631 words)

  
 American Family Funds
American Family Funds, Inc., located in Mobile, Alabama, is the administrator for The Dove Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit charity that provides nationwide downpayment and/or closing cost assistance to qualified American home buyers.
American Family Funds gives buyers the assistance they need in obtaining a down payment through our simple, non-governmental, down payment gift program.
With an approved FHA lender, the buyer with a few credit slips or high ratios may qualify for a loan and receive 100% of their required down payment from American Family Funds Down Payment Gift Program.
www.americanfamilyfunds.com   (227 words)

  
 New York Times -- A Poignant Slice of Lives Restarted -- 16 December 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Accompanied by English and Russian translations through headsets, the American Family (through Jan. 21 at Theater Four, 424 West 55th Street, Clinton) illuminates the Jewish immigrant experience on the Lower East Side of Manhattan as it follows the joys and tragedies of a widowed mother of four through the tumultuous years from 1910 to 1931.
But the ability of An American Family to captivate an audience is rooted in the way this history touches the lives of strong, singular characters portrayed by a uniformly excellent cast and in the play's willingness to embrace joy and heartbreak.
Much of the pleasure of the light side of An American Family, which includes plenty of comedy, is the presence of show business in general and songwriting in particular as elements of the plot, furnishing a pretext for a generous helping of lively music and even a bit of dance.
www.folksbiene.org /nytamfam121600.htm   (538 words)

  
 Reality News Online - Survivor - reality TV - Big Brother - Apprentice - Amazing Race - American Idol - Television ...
The show, An American Family, a show considered by many to be the first reality TV show ever made.
An American Family was filmed in 1971 and aired in early 1973.
He told Reuters, “When the parents split up, there was an undertone of criticism from the media that what was wrong with the marriage was that they had a gay son.
www.realitynewsonline.com /cgi-bin/ae.pl?mode=1&article=article1510.art&page=1   (846 words)

  
 LA Weekly: Features: Longing for a Reprieve
In the American criminal-justice system, the resources accorded to non-affluent defendants are not equal to those available to prosecutors.
She has a blowup with Luis, an even larger blowup with a staff member at work — and then, at the end of the day picks a sobbing, screaming fight with Father Greg about her status — or perceived lack thereof — at the office that puts her completely over the edge.
Luis continues to revel in home and family life, but he can’t shake the fear that it will soon be yanked away after the trial.
www.laweekly.com /ink/04/43/features-fremon.php   (5549 words)

  
 Amazon.com: American Family - The Complete First Season (2002): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The youngest is a teenage boy and he is always videotaping the family and putting the video up on a family website which leads to one episode where the family members aren't happy at what he done and also it is shown many people visit the website.
American Family is one of the best and most complex and well written family dramas I have seen in a long time.
If you haven't seen "American Family" you are missing a wonderful display of incredibly talented people at their best.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000083C6U?v=glance   (1643 words)

  
 LA Weekly: Features: An American Family: Jail Time
Frances eventually gets through to inmate information, where an operator tells her that Luis is being held downtown at Parker Center, but that he hasn’t been charged with anything.
An older man, a base head, whom we’ll call Gustavo de la Rosa — Gus for short — scuttles in her direction, his expression full of apology.
Her doctor, an attractive 40-something ob-gyn named Dr. Kathryn Shaw, agrees to fit her in the next day, at which time Frances learns the news is good and bad.
www.laweekly.com /ink/04/19/features-fremon.php   (4586 words)

  
 Portrait Of An American Family
A typical portrait of an american family can be found in any scrapbook; soem scrapbooks are placed into personal sites.
A few decades ago, relatives were more connected than at present because they often were raised together and spent much time together especially on weekends and holidays.
Many families use the Internet to keep connected and often share recent news and pictures with each other.
www.gotfamiliesonline.com /family-member/families/portrait-of-an-american-family.html   (139 words)

  
 An American Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
``The Smith Family" reports on how a pillar of the Utah Mormon community reveals to his wife that not only has he been unfaithful, a serious sin in the Church of Latter Day Saints, but that his sexual encounters were with other men, also an anathema.
Yet in the end, this is a love story about how a family comes to terms with a father's homosexuality, and a wife's determination to forgive and care for her dying husband.
Oldham's film, her first as a director, follows the family from the time Kim learns of Steve's infidelity and his homosexuality to the period after his death.
baywindows.com /main.cfm/include/detail/storyid/256238.html   (1460 words)

  
 An American Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
: The American Family Association exists to motivate and equip citizens to change the culture to reflect Biblical truth and traditional family values.
American Family Physician® -- American Academy of Family Physicians :...
American Family Funds: American Family Fund's Down payment Gift Program gives money to homebuyers as gift funds, for their down payment or closing costs.
www.elipsiselectronics.com /B00005JOAH/An_American_Family.html   (308 words)

  
 American Family Insurance Jobs - Employment Opportunities at Monster.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For more than 70 years, American Family has built its reputation by making good on its promises.
At American Family, maintaining financial stability is one of our most important traditions.
Every time you pay an insurance premium, you are investing in your future -- and the day when you will need to collect on a claim.
company.monster.com /amerfam   (269 words)

  
 An American Family
Always vigilant, she once had to leave her sick bed to rescue Dwayne, who was dangling helplessly from a tree, suspended by an S-hook and line through his cheek.
The Cary family made the decision to leave him there, resting with his fellow men in arms, even though it meant they might never have the chance to visit his burial place.
One would have to have his head in the sand not to see the problems that face today’s families and children, but there are still good kids and good families and small town loyalties.
www.100thbg.com /splasher/americanfamily.htm   (1473 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Generations: An American Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The book is an amazing tale of how one need not be old and feel old at the same time.
I invite you to meet my family as they walk down time starting with covered wagons entering the Cumberland Gap and the dangers they met and ending in the 70's at the last family gathering before Grandpa's death.
Having read this book numerous times I can honestly tell you that is really is a wonderful oral history of an American family, which just happens to be MY family.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0813114829?v=glance   (1210 words)

  
 An American Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Over the past few years I've collected a large amount of information - family data, photographs, stories - and thought this might be a good way to share that information with others.
A pictorial family tree of my ancestors on both sides of my family (going back as far as my great-grandparents), with links to individual pages for my uncles, aunts, and siblings;
An index of pictorial pages, listing all of the members of my family who have a separate page included on this website;
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Acres/7985   (192 words)

  
 American Family Traditions Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
When we speak of Citizenship we are normally referring to "the quality of an individual's response to membership in a community".
They were driven to declare themselves free from "The British Crown" by their passion for Freedom and the attainment of an Ideal; a place on earth were people could be free and equal.
The American Family is the building block of our Nation because it is where we nurture the individuals who must act within our society.
www.americanfamilytraditions.com   (1184 words)

  
 American Family – A Journey of Dreams | PBS
There can be no love without sacrifice, no choice without consequence, and no triumph without loss.
This is AMERICAN FAMILY, the unforgettable saga of one family's struggle to grab hold of the American Dream.
and be a part of the American Family.
www.pbs.org /americanfamily   (87 words)

  
 American Family Therapy Academy, Inc.
Founded in 1977, the American Family Therapy Academy is a non-profit organization of leading family therapy teachers, clinicians, program developers, researchers and social scientists, dedicated to advancing systemic thinking and practices for families in their ecological context.
To advance theories, therapies, research and professional education that regard the family as a unit in a social context.
To foster the cooperation of all who are concerned with the medical, psychological, social, legal and other needs of the family and with the science and practice of family therapy.
www.afta.org   (187 words)

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