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Postcards from Buster; Buster in Beijing; Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing

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Series
Postcards from Buster
Program
Buster in Beijing
Program Number

302

Title

Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing

Series Description

Buster, one of the most popular characters on ARTHUR will accompany his airline pilot father as he flies the fictional Latin rock group Los Viajeros on a concert tour of the United States, with forays into Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Buster will stay in touch with his friends back home via a small, hand-held digital video camera. These first-person video "postcards" will be in the form of live-action, P.O.V.-style footage of the places visited in the show. Narrated by Buster, they are woven seamlessly into each animated story. "It's important for children to experience cultures different from their own," says WGBH executive producer Carol Greenwald. "Putting Buster on the road and immersing him in real-life settings via the live-action 'postcards' is a perfect vehicle to teach children about the rich and complex cultural life that exists across America."

Program Description

On the heels of the 2008 summer Olympics, Buster travels to Beijing, but it's not athletics that's on his mind. Encountering kids who use their talents to help meet needs in their communities, Buster is inspired to start giving back in his own neighborhood, too.

Duration

00:28:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Peoples of East Asia
Global Affairs
Sports
Food and Cooking
Parenting and Home Life
Genres
Documentary
Topics
Children and Teens
Travel
Creators
Greenwald, Carol (Executive Producer)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Postcards from Buster; Buster in Beijing; Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing,” GBH Archives, accessed March 3, 2024, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9AA4F7E1E1A64132A35DEA3C3FBB8151.
MLA: “Postcards from Buster; Buster in Beijing; Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing.” GBH Archives. Web. March 3, 2024. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9AA4F7E1E1A64132A35DEA3C3FBB8151>.
APA: Postcards from Buster; Buster in Beijing; Postcards from Buster; Buster In Beijing. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9AA4F7E1E1A64132A35DEA3C3FBB8151
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