La Plaza; COST OF COTTON
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- La Plaza
- COST OF COTTON
- Program Number
- 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
A look at the cotton industry in Guatemala and how the use of pesticides is affecting the workers and the cotton and cattle industries.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “La Plaza; COST OF COTTON,” 12/10/1979, GBH Archives, accessed November 28, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E78EB6F8DD8E43D0B9849D1E9E1542CE.
- MLA: “La Plaza; COST OF COTTON.” 12/10/1979. GBH Archives. Web. November 28, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E78EB6F8DD8E43D0B9849D1E9E1542CE>.
- APA: La Plaza; COST OF COTTON. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E78EB6F8DD8E43D0B9849D1E9E1542CE