Rebop; Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White
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- Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White
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Hosted by LeVar Burton - three eight minute films per half hour program. Each film about a kid from different parts of the country, ethnic groups, interests. Second season had two films per half hour. Aimed for audience ages 9-13. Featured the languages, families and achievements of minority kids across the country. Series release date: 9/1976
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Eddie Gonzales: Miami, Florida: A very close family, the Gonzaleses left Cuba after Edie’s father was forced to work 2 1/2 years in the Cuban cane fields. Now they are happy to be together and we meet them at Jimmy’s birthday party (the first American-born) and we get to know the family’s travels from Cuba to Chicago, and finally to Miami.
Berta and Carol: Gay Head, Massachusetts: Juxtaposition of two realities for two Native American girls; their real life and how they are viewed by tourists.
Charles White: East Harlem, New York: Spend a day with 14 year old Charles of East Harlem and his best friends- two Puerto Rican brothers- in New York City. Charles and his friends really get along well, practicing karate, walking around Times Square, and just horsing around. According to Charles “it’s great!”
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- Chicago: “Rebop; Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White,” 12/13/1976, GBH Archives, accessed September 28, 2023, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D0CF765B43C4C10B43FFB3097A51CE2.
- MLA: “Rebop; Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White.” 12/13/1976. GBH Archives. Web. September 28, 2023. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D0CF765B43C4C10B43FFB3097A51CE2>.
- APA: Rebop; Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D0CF765B43C4C10B43FFB3097A51CE2