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THE POWER OF STORY: THE PIVOTAL PURGE
In 1971, a remarkable decision was made by executives at CBS Television. In one move they axed eight of its most popular programs. The Ed Sullivan Show was gone after 23 years. Lassie, The Beverly Hillbillies, Mayberry RFD, Green Acres, Hogan’s Heroes, and Hee Haw were summarily ended. The ca