This Day in Jewish History 1906: Lord Grade, Who Would Make Some of the Best and Worst TV, Is Born

High-school dropout Lew Grade produced fine fare such as 'Sophie's Choice' but didn't sneer at low-brow entertainment.

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December 25, 1906, is the birthdate of Lord Lew Grade, the deal-making show-biz entrepreneur who was in at the beginning of commercial television in Britain. He would be responsible for producing some of the...