Sesame Street (Television program)

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Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It was conceived in 1966 by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its images communicated through the use of Jim Henson's Muppets, and includes short films, with humor and cultural references. The series premiered on November 10, 1969; it has aired on the U.S.'s national public television provider PBS since its debut, with its first run moving to premium channel HBO in 2016.
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referencedIn Audio collection of Julia Child, 1961-1995 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Mail re: Children [Sesame Street] William J. Clinton Presidential Center
referencedIn Sesame Street : Insert scripts Harvard University
referencedIn Sesame Street Photo Sent to Amy Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Sesame Street Parents William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum
referencedIn Long, Loretta: Sesame Street 4/75-6/75 (O/A 5418) Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Subject Files of the Communications Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce from the 91st through 94th Congresses United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Sesame Street Harvard University
referencedIn Grant Case Files for Public Television Programming, 1971 - 1982 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Nominee Case Files, 1972 - 1972 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Harvard Theatre Collection of clippings on theater-related subjects Houghton Library, Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers of Barbara Gould Nylander, 1893-2005 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Marion Walter Photograph Collection 2011-271., 1952-1980s, undated Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn 12/14/76 - Diplomatic Children's Christmas Party Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn Karen Aqua Collection Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers of Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, 1877-1988 (inclusive), 1915-1970 (bulk) Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette photographs for issues of May 23, 1986 through August 9, 1991 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Records of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education Development Office Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Papers, 1968-1994 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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associatedWith Walter (Marion) Photograph Collection person
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Children's television programs
Television series
Educational television programs
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Establishment 1969-11-10

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