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La Plaza; AIDS: Youth in Danger

06/20/1989

TEENS AND AIDS: YOUTH IN DANGER


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Series
La Plaza
Program
AIDS: Youth in Danger
Program Number

1115

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

Ninety percent of all babies born with AIDS are Black or Hispanic. La Plaza examines the devastating impact of the disease in the New England Hispanic community through the shocking testimonies of several young Latinos.

Alternate title: AIDS: Teens In Danger; Teens and Aids: Lourdes

Duration

00:16:32

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Creators
Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “La Plaza; AIDS: Youth in Danger,” 06/20/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_85266F0C19FD46079887CD214EE5C5EE.
MLA: “La Plaza; AIDS: Youth in Danger.” 06/20/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_85266F0C19FD46079887CD214EE5C5EE>.
APA: La Plaza; AIDS: Youth in Danger. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_85266F0C19FD46079887CD214EE5C5EE
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