La Plaza; MERCEDES SOSA in Concert
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- La Plaza
- MERCEDES SOSA in Concert
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Premiered January 10, 1979- Officially La Plaza as a separate series title ended after season 28 (2006). It was replaced by the interview series: Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One which premiered in 2007.
Producer Raquel Ortiz anticipates that the bilingual series will serve as a plaza for the entire local Latino community. Ortiz also served as the host during the first season along with guest hosts. The program format varied from week to week, between musical specials, documentaries, in-studio debates, both locally produced and acquired. Spanish language programs were subtitled in English and English language programs were captioned in Spanish.
See January 1979 Prime Time Program Guide for cover story. Series release date: 1/10/1979
- Program Description
Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa speaks candidly about her musical career and performs some of her most popular songs — "Gracias a la vida," "Solo le pido a Dios," and "Todo cambia."
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- Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “La Plaza; MERCEDES SOSA in Concert,” 01/09/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 20, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1D837322DF8B4B5FBD5C6D92395D12B7.
- MLA: “La Plaza; MERCEDES SOSA in Concert.” 01/09/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 20, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1D837322DF8B4B5FBD5C6D92395D12B7>.
- APA: La Plaza; MERCEDES SOSA in Concert. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1D837322DF8B4B5FBD5C6D92395D12B7