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Rebop; Livin’ In The City


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Livin’ In The City
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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

Eddie is of Puerto Rican descent and lives in the South Bronx. He is street-wise at age 16 and talks about what it’s like to grow up in a “tough” neighborhood.

Judy, age 16, has helped her parents in their Chinatown, Boston, store since she was 12. Now she’s seeking a job in a big downtown store.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Rebop; Livin’ In The City,” 11/25/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 27, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_28DB352F75EE40A499E58A526F395BE3.
MLA: “Rebop; Livin’ In The City.” 11/25/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 27, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_28DB352F75EE40A499E58A526F395BE3>.
APA: Rebop; Livin’ In The City. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_28DB352F75EE40A499E58A526F395BE3
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