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Rebop; Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White

12/13/1976


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Series
Rebop
Program
Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White
Program Number

120

Series Description

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

Program Description

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!”

Duration

00:29:17

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Rebop; Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White,” 12/13/1976, GBH Archives, accessed December 5, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D0CF765B43C4C10B43FFB3097A51CE2.
MLA: “Rebop; Eddie/ Berta and Carol/ Charles White.” 12/13/1976. GBH Archives. Web. December 5, 2022. <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
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