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Rebop; Darlene And Tommy

01/18/1979


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Series
Rebop
Program
Darlene And Tommy
Program Number

222

Series Description

Hosted by LeVar Burton - three eight minute films per half hour program. Each film about a kid from different parts of the country, ethnic groups, interests. Second season had two films per half hour. Aimed for audience ages 9-13. Featured the languages, families and achievements of minority kids across the country. Series release date: 9/1976

Program Description

Darlene. Darlene is running the half-mile in the New England Women’s Championship. We follow her on the day of the event and meet her coach and running buddies from the Liberty Track and Field Club.

Tommy Alaniz. Tommy has five brothers and two sisters. All of his brothers have been in trouble with the law. His older brother Ernie has been away at a correctional camp for a year and is returning to his family and to rejoin the neighborhood gang on 12th Street. The family talks about how gang life has changed their lives.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Rebop; Darlene And Tommy,” 01/18/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_243E058B5966456E8ABD3F030F5432C8.
MLA: “Rebop; Darlene And Tommy.” 01/18/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_243E058B5966456E8ABD3F030F5432C8>.
APA: Rebop; Darlene And Tommy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_243E058B5966456E8ABD3F030F5432C8
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