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La Plaza; Succeeding in Science

04/08/2000

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Series
La Plaza
Program
Succeeding in Science
Program Number

2201

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

Latinos and Science examines the under- representation of Latinos in the sciences. Featuring interviews with top Latino scientists, the program delves into tough questions about why so few Latinos pursue a science education and why so many Latino science students abandon their dream.

Duration

00:26:10

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Creators
Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “La Plaza; Succeeding in Science,” 04/08/2000, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BE779C4672DD4EEF9E3ECA845701590C.
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