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Saturday, November 10, 2012
Happy Birthday Sesame Street!
The big winner of this election is Sesame Street, which is 43 years young today. Here is the original episode from November 1969. You really have to wonder about a political candidate going after Big Bird, and here is Big Bird greeting Sally on PBS's most famous address. The show has had a magical run and has reached far beyond its narrow confines.