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Rebop; Making It: They Tell Their Stories

Greg and Reba

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Making It: They Tell Their Stories
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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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Greg Louganis, a 1976 Olympic silver medal winner in diving, is a Samoan adopted by Greek-American parents. He describes the extensive training and work that go into becoming a championship diver.

Reba, of Puerto Rican ancestry, is a runaway at age 16. She tells why she left home an talks of the problems of making it on her own.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
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