During the fifties and the early sixties and even into the seventies the media of television began an understated campaign to move the women of the workforce back into the home with shows like ‘I Love Lucy’ (1951-7), ‘Father Knows Best’ (1954-1960), 'The Donna Reed Show' (1958-66), 'Make Room for Daddy' (1953-64), 'The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show' (1950-58), 'The Jackie Gleason Show' (1952-59), 'The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet' (1952-66), 'The Honeymooners'(1955-56) and ‘Bewitched’ (1964-1972), ‘ The Dick Van Dyke Show’ (1961-66), ‘Green Acres’ (1965-1971), ‘I Dream Of Jeannie ‘ (1965-1970), and ‘Leave It To Beaver’ (1957-1963) . All of th...
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