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I was five years old and I loved cowboys - Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, the Lone Ranger - and I had this little broomstick horse. And I was running, riding around like it was a horse. And this big old white guy came up to me. Now that I look back at it, he might not have been that big or that old, but he was definitely white. And he said who are you supposed to be? And I rode back on my little ...
Norman Lear told Eric Monte about a show called "Steptoe and Son" (Sanford and Son) an all white show, to be created shortly after All In The Family took off into stardom. Eric Monte told Norman Lear the show should star Redd Foxx, at the time, Norman Lear had no idea who Redd Foxx was and was insistent upon creating the show with an all white cast- months later, subsequently, Redd Foxx was cast ...