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Sesame Street: 50 Years of Representing Viewers Like You

Fifty years since its inception, “Sesame Street” still sets the standard for representation and diversity on television.
 

By Victoria Gonzalez
 
The following article originally appeared on PBSSoCal.org.
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Annual Audit Results

Thanks to your support, SOPTV brings you “the best television, on television.” We appreciate your ongoing support, which gives SOPTV the resources to purchase programming from PBS and other distributors and to maintain our extensive network of translators throughout Southern … Continued

OREGON FIELD GUIDE: Glacier Caves, Mt. Hood’s Secret World

Thursday, October 10 at 8:30 p.m.
Hidden beneath the surface of Mt. Hood is an ice cave hundreds of feet deep and 50 feet in diameter in some places. Explore what is the largest ice cave complex in the Lower 48, … Continued


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