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Rebop; Cultures To Share


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Cultures To Share
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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

The Ching family of Medford, MA stages children’s puppet shows. Mr. Ching was born in China, he met his wife in Columbia, and they live in the U.S. with their three children. The family is involved with both the Chinese and Latino cultures.

Dawn, 15, is of Indian / Filipino descent; she is searching for and finding her identity through her school, Indian Heritage, and through her cousin Johnny, who has been brought up in the traditional Indian manner.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Rebop; Cultures To Share,” 10/26/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B7FA12D1F09409199E55A5E1B836E71.
MLA: “Rebop; Cultures To Share.” 10/26/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B7FA12D1F09409199E55A5E1B836E71>.
APA: Rebop; Cultures To Share. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B7FA12D1F09409199E55A5E1B836E71
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