I’m thrilled with the wonderful new postage stamps saluting the early days of television. They bring back some very happy memories.
I love all those old shows, especially “Burns & Allen,” “The Twilight Zone,” “The Ed Sullivan Show,” and of course “I Love Lucy.” But my most precious memories are about “Kukla, Fran & Ollie,” which was broadcast from my then-home town of Chicago, Illinois. My father was the lawyer for Burr Tillstrom, the man behind the puppets, so when I was a little girl I was able to watch some of the broadcasts live from the studio audience. I wanted so much to be Fran, and to get to talk to Kukla, Ollie, Madame Oglepuss, and Beulah Witch. Still do! I miss our dear friend Burr, and I will use his stamp only on my most meaningful letters.
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