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La Plaza; Conversations with Ilan Stavans: John Phillip Santos

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Series
La Plaza
Program
Conversations with Ilan Stavans: John Phillip Santos
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

Santos, the first-ever Mexican American Rhodes Scholar, discusses his most recent work, National Book Award finalist Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation.

John Phillip Santos, the first-ever Mexican American Rhodes scholar, is a veteran author and television documentary producer. In his most recent work, “Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation" (1999), a finalist for the National Book Award, Santos paints a family portrait that reaches back in time to the birth of Mexico and the New World. He is a native of San Antonio, Texas, and a graduate of Notre Dame.

Duration

00:26:37

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Creators
Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “La Plaza; Conversations with Ilan Stavans: John Phillip Santos,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8AF3504D8A304C6BA74DF53FFF3CCF2A.
MLA: “La Plaza; Conversations with Ilan Stavans: John Phillip Santos.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8AF3504D8A304C6BA74DF53FFF3CCF2A>.
APA: La Plaza; Conversations with Ilan Stavans: John Phillip Santos. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8AF3504D8A304C6BA74DF53FFF3CCF2A
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