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Mary Tyler Moore
May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Not only did Mary Tyler Moore “turn the world on with her smile,” as her iconic show’s theme song declared, she also influenced a generation of women to become more independent and to pursue successful and fulfilling careers. Moore’s own 50-plus-year career has spanned award-winning films and Broadway shows, as well as two beloved television series that broke ground and continue to entertain viewers.
This fascinating multimedia presentation will offer fascinating insights into her difficult early life. Did you know she was born in Brooklyn? We will follow her early career as a dancer, unseen television star (as sultry Sam on “Richard Diamond) through The Dick Van Dyke Show and the Mary Tyler Moore Show. Her unique career, fascinating life, and enduring legacy makes for a fabulous program!