Betty White

Betty White

In 1954, Betty White was criticized for having Arthur Duncan, a black performer, on her show. When the show went national, affiliates from southern states complained and Betty said “I’m sorry. Live with it” and gave Duncan more airtime. The show was soon canceled.

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