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A History of Local Children's TV Programs

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A History of Local Children's TV Programs

A History of Local Children's TV Programs

A History of Local Children's TV Programs

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Before Sesame Street and Rugrats, an entire generation of children spent afternoons watching locally produced TV shows. Many local news anchors and weathermen did double duty as hosts, donning a cowboy hat or clown costume. Morning Edition host Bob Edwards interviews Tim Hollis, author of a new book about the history of local kids' TV shows.

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