La Plaza; Mask of Solitudes: A Portrait of Frank Diaz Escalet
1101 Magazine (Frank Escalet)
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- La Plaza
- Mask of Solitudes: A Portrait of Frank Diaz Escalet
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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
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La Plaza marks its eleventh season with a poignant look at Puerto Rican artist Frank Escalet. Now living in Maine, Escalet has endured extraordinary hardships yet finds peace and expression in his painting, welding, and sculpture.
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- Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “La Plaza; Mask of Solitudes: A Portrait of Frank Diaz Escalet,” 11/03/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_338E9B3ADF51483CAA9853DEC028BBFA.
- MLA: “La Plaza; Mask of Solitudes: A Portrait of Frank Diaz Escalet.” 11/03/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_338E9B3ADF51483CAA9853DEC028BBFA>.
- APA: La Plaza; Mask of Solitudes: A Portrait of Frank Diaz Escalet. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_338E9B3ADF51483CAA9853DEC028BBFA