Happy Birthday, Archie Bunker!

Carroll O’Connor, American actor best known for his role as bigoted working man Archie Bunker in Norman Lear’s ’70s pop hit “All In The Family,” was born on August 2, 1924.

Archie’s deadpan comedy mocked racism, religion and the political unrest of the time.  Juxtaposed against his liberal son-in-law Mike (Rob Reiner), Archie’s diatribes explored complex social issues.

In tribute to Archie (and to O’Connor), here’s Archie’s classic discussion of “Christian vs. Catholic.”

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