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Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing


Buster in Beijing (China)

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Postcards from Buster
Buster In Beijing
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Buster, one of the most popular characters on ARTHUR will accompany his airline pilot father as he flies the fictional Latin rock group Los Viajeros on a concert tour of the United States, with forays into Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Buster will stay in touch with his friends back home via a small, hand-held digital video camera. These first-person video "postcards" will be in the form of live-action, P.O.V.-style footage of the places visited in the show. Narrated by Buster, they are woven seamlessly into each animated story. "It's important for children to experience cultures different from their own," says WGBH executive producer Carol Greenwald. "Putting Buster on the road and immersing him in real-life settings via the live-action 'postcards' is a perfect vehicle to teach children about the rich and complex cultural life that exists across America." Series release date: 2004

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302 Buster in Beijing (Beijing, China)

On the heels of the 2008 summer Olympics, Buster travels to Beijing, but it's not athletics that's on his mind. Encountering kids who use their talents to help meet needs in their communities, Buster is inspired to start giving back in his own neighborhood, too.



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Chicago: “Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing,” 09/22/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C019D147790D4D8294F7FBD14710E0FA.
MLA: “Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing.” 09/22/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C019D147790D4D8294F7FBD14710E0FA>.
APA: Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C019D147790D4D8294F7FBD14710E0FA
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