Friday, June 17, 2016

Father's Day: The Evolution of the TV Dad

This whole week at MEL has been dedicated to fatherhood, and today I focus on how television has portrayed dads over time. If you want a thumbnail history of American social norms from the 1950s to the present, just turn on your TV and see what kind of father stares back at you from sitcoms and dramas. You can read my piece here.