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Bunker's pioneering journey from Beira, Mozambique to stake out a new mission site for the American Board in British-controlled Gazaland (Zimbabwe) is recounted in his diary for July-October 1892, which was edited by Edith Bunker Davis in 1954 but never published.
The outgoing correspondence of Edith Bunker includes her letters to her parents (1920-46), which are housed with the correspondence of Fred and Belle Bunker in Series I. Edith's letters from Oberlin College (1920-22) describe her classes, her friends, parties, and her work as the Vice-President of the Student Volunteer Union.
The diaries of Edith Bunker Davis are all in the original, while the diaries of her parents, with the exception of one ms.
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 Edith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edith Wharton, author of The Age of Innocence.
Edith Bunker, character portrayed by Jean Stapleton on the sitcom All in the Family.
Edith is also the name of three hurricanes: in 1955, 1963 and 1977, and two tropical storms in 1959 and 1967.
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 All in the Family Episode Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Bunker’s uninvited guests end up involved in a family squabble about how the money from the family "pot" should be spent ­ to set Edith’s poem to music, or for protective measures against future burglaries.
Edith Bunker Edith uses quick thinking and CPR training to save a man's life, but has her hands full when Archie tries to adjust to her newfound fame.
Edith's cousin Floyd drops in for dinner with hopes of leaving his daughter, putting a severe strain on the family ties and Archie's digestion.
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 Connecting Condi to Edith Bunker - Web Traffic Tips
Edith would shuffle over, look down at the paper Archie was holding, as he stood in back of his chair, and she would say something like: "Ohhh my.
Edith Bunker could say "no"---better, more forceful, with a trunk full of meaning and true virtue.
Edith knew that all Archie's dumb blatherings in his own living room, didn't exactly pave the way for social justice.
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The character of Edith was referred to as the "Dingbat" by Archie, but she wasn't dumb.
Jean agreed to it, so at the start of the eleventh season, Edith had already died of a stroke, and Archie was left to raise Edith's niece Stephanie Mills, who was abandoned at the Bunkers' home at the beginning of the ninth season.
Edith felt betrayed and angry with Archie, but when Mike stopped over to talk to her, he explained to his mother-in-law that Archie needed a chance to realize his dream.
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 All in the Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Edith's passing was the passing of an era that should have signified the end of the "Family" and any spin-offs.
Edith’s death on “Archie Bunker’s Place”, which was essentially the same show, did nothing to further the decline, because the show was already running on fumes.
Edith was made to have died because in reality she wanted to return to Broadway, and of course in real life she could sing, and well.
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 Edith Bunker biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Edith Bunker is a fictional 1970s sitcom mom on All in the Family, played by Jean Stapleton.
Edith was most known for her shrill voice that could very easily break glass (her trademark "Oh, Aaaaaaaaaah-chie!" became very popular among viewers) and her flighty demeanor.
When Jean Stapleton left in 1980, Edith was written out of the series having died of an off camera heart attack in the series spin-off Archie Bunker's Place.
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 All In The Family : tvland.com
His "better half," his wife Edith, who he not-too-affectionately refers to as "Dingbat," is ditzy and subservient, but her sweetness and good heart provide a perfect balance for the harsh character of Archie.
Also residing in the Bunker house are Archie's daughter Gloria and her college student/husband Michael.
Just as Archie has Edith, George has Louise, who keeps him in line with her quick wit and reasonable point of view.
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 All In The Family : Edith Bunker : tvland.com
She is completely devoted to her husband, and sees him as a good man. She is warm in her heart, and knows how to keep her hubby happy, even though she doesn't always quite have a grasp on what is happening around her.
Edith's maiden name is Baines and she graduated from Millard Fillmore High School in 1943.
The worst thing she ever did was steal a five cent O'Henry candy bar when she was six years old which she eventually brought back to the store.
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 All in the Family
All in the Family was not only one of the most successful sitcoms in history, it was also one of the most important and influential series ever to air, for it ushered in a new era in American television characterized by programs that did not shy away from addressing controversial or socially relevant subject matters.
Family patriarch and breadwinner Archie Bunker (Carroll O'Connor) was a bigoted loading dock worker disturbed by the changes occurring in the American society he once knew.
Both the Bunkers' African American next-door neighbors, the Jeffersons, and Edith's visiting cousin, Maude Findlay, eventually went on to star in successful spin-off series of their own.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/A/htmlA/allinthefa/allinthefa.htm   (1349 words)

 All In The Family : Archie Bunker : tvland.com
he quintessential, all-American bigot, Archie Bunker was part of the "old guard" who failed to recognize the "melting pot" mentality of the modern world.
Archie's problems mostly stem from the changing values around him, and he consequently spends as much time with his foot in his mouth as one of his beloved cigars.
While he calls Edith a "dingbat" and tells her to "stifle" when she talks too much, he truly loves her and strayed just once, nearly having an affair with a lady-friend named Denise.
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Edith Bunker's Demonized Vomit Insurance has been conspiring with Martians for centuries to eradicate price and assert that all value need be intrinsic and hence elevated above economics based on scarcity.
Edith believes in all real magic and encourages mystic studies but warns of bastardization and empty gestures.
Edith is so damn retarded it takes 48 worms eating his brain to think up a good hula hoop.
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 The Chronicles of Daniel: Neil Young and Edith Bunker
The Chronicles of Daniel: Neil Young and Edith Bunker
I was sitting there watching and trying my best not to switch the channel when it hit me. Neil Young looks and sounds exactly like Edith Bunker when he's singing at the piano.
Maybe someone stole Edith Bunker and put her in a folk singer's body and made her sing on SNL.
mouldenstudio.blogspot.com /2006/09/neil-young-and-edith-bunker.html   (247 words)

 Archie Bunker's Place Homepage - Q&A
Fred Rubin with his writing partner Alan Rosen wrote and produced for Archie Bunker’s Place from the beginning of it’s second season in 1980 until it’s cancellation in 1983.
What were the challenges of Co-writing your first Archie Bunker's Place episode "Archie Alone", in which both the writers and Archie had to deal with the death of Edith Bunker, one of TV's most beloved sitcom characters?
We didn't have the actress to work with so we had to craft a story that didn't involve her, but really about Archie and Stephanie which is pretty much what we did.
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 All in the Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
And then the actor and the producers and writers committed the atrocious act of eliminating Edith Bunker.
Knowing that his better side did, indeed, exist was enough for audiences--just as it was for Edith, Gloria, and to some degree Mike.
The good thing is: "All in the Family" remains a classic despite the dismal end to its long-term plot, and Edith lives on in them as the exquisitely fathomable housewife.
kevincassell.com /PERSON/CONVERSA/bunker.htm   (348 words)

 All in the Family
Producers of Cable channels know their audience and realize that half the people wouldn't get what 'All in the Family' was all about and the half who did wouldn't find it funny.
Furthermore, viewers wouldn't understand the humor behind 'All in the Family' and the true genius of Carroll O'Connor's interpretation of Archie Bunker lay in the fact that a sitcom actually had the balls to satirize bigotry.
In the nineties, when talk of bringing Archie Bunker back on television in a new setting was circulating, Carroll O'Connor expressed interest but Norman Lear did not.
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 Bundys vs. Bunkers vs. Simpsons on The Newlywed Game @ WWWF Grudge Match   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Bunkers: Edith is somewhat perceptive, but Archie is only predictable when it comes to Meathead, his chair, and bigotry.
Edith knows her husband well, maybe too well; moreover, nothing that he says surprises her.
There is no way the Bunkers will win because either A: Storm off the Stage when Bob asks the first woopie question, calling him a pervert or a pinko, and Edith will get all red and die for embarasment.
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 Edith Bunker Dead, Death, Jean Stapleton, Archie Alone
Edith Bunker Dead, Death, Jean Stapleton, Archie Alone
Edith Bunker (Jean Stapleton) surprises Archie (Carroll O¹Connor) with a bang!
During its twenty year run on CBS television, the program centered upon Archie¹s deeply embedded prejudice against all people different than himself, from whom he could never escape from in his Queens, New York neighborhood.
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 TomPaine.com - Archives - How Edith Bunker's Prediction Came True
Integration on TV Leonard Steinhorn is a professor of communication at American University and co- author of the book, By the Color of Our Skin: The Illusion of Integration and the Reality of Race (Dutton, 1999).
Certainly it would be ironic that television - one of the few visible institutions in society where fls have advanced so far - may also provide whites with an excuse not to move much beyond the status quo or to examine deeply held prejudices and stereotypes that continue to hobble relations between the races.
Or as the inimitable Edith Bunker said about fls in one episode of All in the Family, "You sure gotta hand it to 'em.
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 All in the Family Forum, Message Board, Blog, Archie Bunker TV Show Forum
Holly Irving has a cameo as Clara Weidermeyer, the empty-headed next-door neighbor who stumbled into the Bunkers' living room to provide comic relief exactly two times before she was forever banished to sitcom limbo.
I remember Edith telling Archie that her mom told her she was prettier than Shirley Temple and had just as much talent.
If the off-key isn’t funny enough, Edith's serious look on her face as she's torturing the march is priceless.
forum.allinthefamilysit.com /read.php?f=1&i=6945&t=6945   (223 words)

 Archie and Edith Bunker, Archie Bunker Place, Archie Bunker Show
Jean stated that homemakers identification with Edith, enabled her to speak on behalf of women's rights and the ERA.
In Dec 1979, Martin Balsam (Murray of Archie Bunkers Place)and Jean Stapleton (Edith) starred in a CBS TV movie entitled, Aunt Mary.
In November 1983, Carroll O'Connor first publicly announced that the character of Archie Bunker was drawn from people he knew growing up in New York City.
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 Edith Conrad - Moviefone
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Edith Conrad - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Edith Conrad Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
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 Archie Bunker's Place (a Titles and Air Dates Guide)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jean Stapleton as Edith Bunker [ 1 ]
1- 5 106 14 Oct 79 Edith vs. the Energy Crisis 6.
3-18 318 7 Mar 82 Of Mice and Bunker 67.
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 Those Were The Days (Theme to All In The Family) by Archie and Edith Bunker Songfacts
This was used throughout an episode of The Simpsons titled "Lisa's Sax," performed by Marge and Homer Simpson, with updated lyrics and the opening scenes parodying that of the opening sequence of All In The Family.
I think the way edith Bunker (I don't remember her real name) sing's it is hilarious.
Edith is the funniest, but Archie is pretty funny too.
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 "All in the Family" (1971)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Goofs: Continuity: The house in the opening credits (that is presumably supposed to be Archie and Edith Bunker's house) does not come anywhere near matching the studio sets that represent the house in the show.
Carroll O'Connor's portrayal of Archie Bunker was electrifying to watch because the show had such a good content of the day's relevant issues(which were strictly taboo from TV before this show ever hit the airwaves) mixed with some slapstick and of course Archie's mouth and logic.
Even when the commentary of certain items were brought up in the Bunker home,it was always Archie and Micheal(played by Rob Reiner)who quarrel over certain issues in which Archie calls Micheal either a "meathead",or "polark" because of his European heritage,which in turn made Archie one of the most bigotists people ever made for television.
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 Archie Bunker's Place: Edith vs. the Energy Crisis - TV.com
The bar is freezing cold and Edith has been preserving as much energy as possible at home as well.
Soon, Archie is suffering as well, when the frigid conditions give him a case of strep throat.
Allan Melvin (Barney Hefner (1979-1983)), Carroll O'Connor (Archie Bunker (1979-1983)), Jean Stapleton (Edith Bunker (1979-1980)), Danielle Brisebois (Stephanie Mills (1979-1983)), Martin Balsam (Murray Klein (1979-1981))
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