Kay Alden on The Young and the Restless controversial storylines

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

Writer Kay Alden discusses the ways in which The Young and the Restless has tackled controversial storylines and sparked national conversations about medical issues, societal ills, and changing social norms. She describes the ultimate contribution that soap operas can make:

"Learning to accept the differences among people, and learning to accept people for who they are is, I think, a huge message that we in our genre have the potential to convey."

Watch Kay Alden’s full interview to hear stories from her career writing on The Young and the Restless.

TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

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