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La Plaza; La Plaza in Studio B: Education Reform

04/17/1997

LP Program 1908: La Plaza in Studio B: Education Reform


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Series
La Plaza
Program
La Plaza in Studio B: Education Reform
Program Number

1908

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

This series focuses on the Latino community, culture, and issues. See also VISTAS.

La Plaza continues its studio series exploring the most pressing issues affecting Latino life in Massachusetts today: Program #1 Access to Health Care Program #2 Welfare Reform Program #3  Bilingual Education Program #4 Education Reform Program #5 Latino Entrepreneurs

Duration

00:28:12

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Creators
Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “La Plaza; La Plaza in Studio B: Education Reform,” 04/17/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_683820C571AE4FCEA5BC7729437B2FEB.
MLA: “La Plaza; La Plaza in Studio B: Education Reform.” 04/17/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_683820C571AE4FCEA5BC7729437B2FEB>.
APA: La Plaza; La Plaza in Studio B: Education Reform. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_683820C571AE4FCEA5BC7729437B2FEB
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