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Apr 5, 2017

Travel back with us to a time when men were men, the beach parking scene was laid back, and the cars were brown....1970s Los Angeles, where $200 a day (plus expenses) could get you the best private eye in town.

Tune in as we assess the Rockford Files, a stalwart of syndication with a loyal following. Listen carefully and you'll learn ingenious tricks to avoid paying royalties, star James Garner's unfortunate birth name, and who had a battle of words with good ol' Newt Minow!

Extra! Extra! Read more on Rockford and check out trivia from the exhibit:

Garner: Why Steve McQueen Was Like My Brother

The AV Club looks at "Sleight of Hand"

Instrumentals That Cracked the Billboard Top 20

Off the Minnesota Strip promo