Arizona PBS Previews

Pioneers of Television: Breaking Barriers

Preview | 30s

The 1960s saw breakthroughs for people of color on TV: African Americans Diahann Carroll (Julia) and Bill Cosby (I Spy). Latino landmarks range from I Love Lucy with Desi Arnaz to Miami Vice with Edward James Olmos. Also Asian Americans like George Takei (Star Trek), who details his youth spent in a Japanese internment camp. (Also 11PM; Wed. 4/30 at 4AM)

Aired: 04/29/14

Expired: 04/29/14

Rating: NR

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