La Plaza; Doctors for Two Worlds
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- La Plaza
- Doctors for Two Worlds
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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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As a practicing doctor and medical educator, Dr. Guillermo Herrera recognized the need for bilingual health professionals in the Greater Boston area. His response was to create the Spanish Clinic at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and a training program for Harvard University medical students. In this documentary you meet Dr. Herrera and travel to Guatemala with a medical student who is learning to work in two worlds.
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- Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “La Plaza; Doctors for Two Worlds,” 02/18/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 22, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_62097C61D4F243488504C11A060F1AA2.
- MLA: “La Plaza; Doctors for Two Worlds.” 02/18/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 22, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_62097C61D4F243488504C11A060F1AA2>.
- APA: La Plaza; Doctors for Two Worlds. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_62097C61D4F243488504C11A060F1AA2