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Harry Morgan Remembered

NAVA BRAHE: To me, Harry Morgan is best known as Colonel Sherman Potter from my very favorite television series, M*A*S*H. I was rather young when the series first debuted, and my parents weren’t that particular about what I watched back in those days. Granted, prime time television was ridiculously tame compared to what’s on there now, and for the record, even though I absorbed countless episodes of All in the Family and its ilk, I turned out fine; at least I think so. Continue reading

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TV Theme Songs: Sometimes you get a feeling like you need some kind of change/The best is ready to begin

STEVE KORNACKI:
Evolution is not always a good thing. Case in point: the sad decline of the television theme. Whether for a sitcom, a drama, or a sports event, producers used to expend considerable effort trying to craft the…

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