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Masterpiece Theatre; American Collection: Almost A Woman

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Masterpiece Theatre
American Collection: Almost A Woman
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Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971

Program Description

Thirteen-year-old Esmeralda Santiago arrives in New York City from rural Puerto Rico with her mother and siblings. Quick to learn English and urban ways, she becomes her family's liaison to the challenges of a daunting new life. She also discovers opportunities she never dreamed possible.



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Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; American Collection: Almost A Woman,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ABE6297A47A74E86BADD6386FB704D6E.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; American Collection: Almost A Woman.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ABE6297A47A74E86BADD6386FB704D6E>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; American Collection: Almost A Woman. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ABE6297A47A74E86BADD6386FB704D6E
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