La Plaza; Other Doctors, The: Spiritual Healing In The Latino Community
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- La Plaza
- Other Doctors, The: Spiritual Healing In The Latino Community
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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
- Program Description
First broadcast in 1991. La Plaza looks at the coexistence of modern medicine and spiritual healing practices in the New England Latino community.
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- Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “La Plaza; Other Doctors, The: Spiritual Healing In The Latino Community,” 03/21/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FBF2410BA164825944A938E1BC312A2.
- MLA: “La Plaza; Other Doctors, The: Spiritual Healing In The Latino Community.” 03/21/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FBF2410BA164825944A938E1BC312A2>.
- APA: La Plaza; Other Doctors, The: Spiritual Healing In The Latino Community. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FBF2410BA164825944A938E1BC312A2