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Rebop; Looking Forward To The Future


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Looking Forward To The Future
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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

Chris, 10, is a member of the only Black family who are dairy farmers in Missouri. He takes Rebop on a tour of the farm and talks about his life.

Rhonda, 15, is a city girl; she is Puerto Rican and is studying dancing in New York City, where she performs with a professional company. She dreams of becoming a famous dancer.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Rebop; Looking Forward To The Future,” 09/13/1978, GBH Archives, accessed October 2, 2023,
MLA: “Rebop; Looking Forward To The Future.” 09/13/1978. GBH Archives. Web. October 2, 2023. <>.
APA: Rebop; Looking Forward To The Future. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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