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Cold Nights; Sally Garcia and Family


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Cold Nights
Sally Garcia and Family
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Series Description

Showcase of independent filmmakers. Series release date: 1980

Program Description

When Sally Garcia of Chicopee, MA decides to go back to work, her whole family feels it. She's torn between a sense of independence, and her duty as a mother; the children support her but miss her; and her husband must reexamine many of his assumptions about women. No conclusions are drawn but one family's experience with an increasingly common event provokes second thoughts. Filmmaker Joyce Chopra.



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Broadcast program

Media Type


Film and Television
Chopra, Joyce (Director)
Publication Information
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Chicago: “Cold Nights; Sally Garcia and Family,” 12/19/1978, GBH Archives, accessed July 16, 2024,
MLA: “Cold Nights; Sally Garcia and Family.” 12/19/1978. GBH Archives. Web. July 16, 2024. <>.
APA: Cold Nights; Sally Garcia and Family. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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