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La Plaza; Puerto Rico Sings to the World

01/25/1982

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Series
La Plaza
Program
Puerto Rico Sings to the World
Program Number

405

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

This performance by the San Juan Children’s Choir at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium, part of WGBH’s Hispanic Heritage month, includes many songs sung in different languages.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Creators
Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “La Plaza; Puerto Rico Sings to the World,” 01/25/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF930A03132F425E9FD8AAA802642A29.
MLA: “La Plaza; Puerto Rico Sings to the World.” 01/25/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF930A03132F425E9FD8AAA802642A29>.
APA: La Plaza; Puerto Rico Sings to the World. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF930A03132F425E9FD8AAA802642A29
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