Pioneers of Television - Season 4, Episode 3 - Rotten Tomatoes

Breaking Barriers

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The story of people of color on U.S. television. Included: the mid-1960s breakthroughs of African-Americans Diahann Carroll ("Julia") and Bill Cosby ("I Spy"); and such Latino landmarks as Desi Arnaz ("I Love Lucy") and Edward James Olmos ("Miami Vice"). Also: George Takei ("Star Trek") recalls his childhood in a Japanese-American internment camp.

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