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Sesame Street Sesame Street
by The Ovi Team
2017-11-10 10:33:20
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November 10th 1969, "Sesame Street," a pioneering TV show that would teach generations of young children the alphabet and how to count, makes its broadcast debut. "Sesame Street," with its memorable theme song ("Can you tell me how to get/How to get to Sesame Street"), went on to become the most widely viewed children's program in the world. It has aired in more than 120 countries.

The show was the brainchild of Joan Ganz Cooney, a former documentary producer for public television. Cooney's goal was to create programming for preschoolers that was both entertaining and educational. She also wanted to use TV as a way to help underprivileged 3- to 5- year-olds prepare for kindergarten. "Sesame Street" was set in a fictional New York neighborhood and included ethnically diverse characters and positive social messages.

 

 

 

 


  
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Emanuel Paparella2012-11-10 15:19:11
Another reason to be thankful that Mit Romney lost the election. Had he won, not only the truth and Democracy would have been casualties, but Big Bird too.


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