November 11, 2007

We loved Lucy. But we really liked Ricky

From Cuba with Love on "Lucy" by Frank Lovece is an article from Newsday on Desi Arnaz.

So much is written on Lucille Ball that we sometimes miss the achievements of her husband Desi Arnaz. This special Newsday article goes into a few of those achievements ...
And whatever Ricky Ricardo might or might not have influenced in terms of cultural assimilation, Arnaz at least provided the groundbreaking role model that helped Hispanics tell the rest of America, "Honey! We're home!

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