Look how far we’ve come in 30 years

In this fantastic clip from Sesame Street from 1977, Buffy explains breastfeeding to Big Bird as she feeds her son:

(ht: Anna)

Maybe I’m a pessimist, but I really can’t imagine seeing that on Sesame Street today, can you?

3 thoughts on “Look how far we’ve come in 30 years

  1. No I can’t imagine either. The media, and even public TV, are way too afraid of the reactionaries who write their paychecks.

    We keep ratting on the ’70’s, but they were compared to now, an enlightened decade. I still remember the frank portrayal of teenage sex on “James at 16”.

  2. Even the sex ed I had in high school in the late 80’s was a lot better than the sex ed that is offered in schools in my state today.

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