People, Mar. 5, 1973

Some viewers might think that the members of PBS's American Family (TIME, Feb. 26) were naive to let a television crew film their private life for months at a time. Pat Loud, the mother of the troupe, agreed. Out from behind her big sunglasses, she told Dick Cavett that she did not see "anything wrong with being naive. I see something really wrong with being sophisticated." Son Lance Loud, 21, tossing his hair and playing the homosexual heavy, said, "Sure I'm glad I did it-People call up and murmur things into the phone and...

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