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How "Murphy Brown" paved the way for women in television

Mar 26, 2018
Writer Joy Press explains how the show changed TV history at a time when "there were very limited ways to be a woman on television."
"Murphy Brown" creator Diane English, center, with actors Grant Shaud and Candice Bergen, attend a 25th anniversary event for the show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 2013.
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