Familiar faces abound on the new season of Sesame Street, but many new characters have taken up residence since the show started 40 years ago. Richard Termine/Sesame Workshop hide caption

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40 Years Of Lessons On 'Sesame Street'

As the classic children's television program celebrates its 40th anniversary, the producers of Sesame Street talk about how the show has changed.

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