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La Plaza; Stories and Songs from Latin America

04/13/1995

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Series
La Plaza
Program
Stories and Songs from Latin America
Program Number

1700

Series Description

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

Program Description

La Plaza presents a selection of songs, games, and stories to celebrate the diversity of the Latino community in Boston. Classical stories such as “La Cucarachita Martina” are included in this piece.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Creators
Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “La Plaza; Stories and Songs from Latin America,” 04/13/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C42BC268864669BF8CC409689725F2.
MLA: “La Plaza; Stories and Songs from Latin America.” 04/13/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C42BC268864669BF8CC409689725F2>.
APA: La Plaza; Stories and Songs from Latin America. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C42BC268864669BF8CC409689725F2
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