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Rebop; Leaving Home, Going Home


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Leaving Home, Going Home
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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

Charles DePuch wants to be a jockey. the film deals with his activities at the Hiolech Racetrack where he lives and works as a “hot walker.” Charles was born in Nassau, Bahamas.

Jeanne Buffalo came home from college to the Chippewa Reservation in Red Cliff, Wisconsin to spend time with her family, especially her father, who has had open-heart surgery. She has a great love of the land and works in the Youth Conservation Corps.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Rebop; Leaving Home, Going Home,” 02/28/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 26, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59BA836FCA744C908A2E30BA75D18939.
MLA: “Rebop; Leaving Home, Going Home.” 02/28/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 26, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59BA836FCA744C908A2E30BA75D18939>.
APA: Rebop; Leaving Home, Going Home. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59BA836FCA744C908A2E30BA75D18939
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