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Rebop; Martita/ Todd and Artney/ Pearl Tam


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Martita/ Todd and Artney/ Pearl Tam
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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

Program Description

Martita: Lower East Side, New York: A poet, who along with El Teatro Ambulante, conveys the message of the Latino in the Lower East Side, New York.

Todd and Artney: Detroit, Michigan: Family struggling for total communication in the schools. Three of the four children were deaf at one time.

Pearl Tam: New York City: Pearl tells of her experiences living in New York’s Chinatown and introduces us to her friends and family who are involved in community politics.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Rebop; Martita/ Todd and Artney/ Pearl Tam,” 10/26/1977, GBH Archives, accessed January 25, 2022,
MLA: “Rebop; Martita/ Todd and Artney/ Pearl Tam.” 10/26/1977. GBH Archives. Web. January 25, 2022. <>.
APA: Rebop; Martita/ Todd and Artney/ Pearl Tam. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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