How Sesame Street changed television forever

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Sesame Street was created with a simple idea: Kids spend a lot of time watching television, so could that screen time be used to educate? It seems obvious now, but this is how the show created the template for educational programming. And the show's aim went even higher with an integrated cast and a goal of educating America's Black children. Director Marilyn Agrelo joins the podcast to talk about her documentary, "Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street," and explore Sesame Street's legacy.
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May 14, 2021
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