Street Gang

The Complete History of Sesame Street
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.33 hours)
Product Number: Z10006868
Released: Jan 01, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781593164003
Narrator/s: Caroll Spinney
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Sesame Street is the longest-running-and arguably most beloved- children's television program ever created. Today, it reaches some six million preschoolers weekly in the United States and countless others in 140 countries around the world. Street Gang is the compelling, comical, and inspiring story of a media masterpiece and pop- culture landmark. Television reporter and columnist Michael Davis-with the complete participation of Joan Ganz Cooney, one of the show's founders-unveils the idealistic personalities, decades of social and cultural change, stories of compassion and personal sacrifice, and miraculous efforts of writers, producers, directors, and puppeteers that together transformed an empty soundstage into the most recognizable block of real estate in television history.

Author(s): Michael Davis
Genre: Humor

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Author(s): Michael Davis
Product Number EB00394532
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: #9781440658754

Professional reviews

"The inside story of the first 40 years of "Sesame Street," narrated by the creator of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, is a treat of nostalgia and insight. Puppeteer Caroll Spinney presents Michael Davis's behind-the-scenes account of this iconic children's program in a comfortable, almost conversational, manner. He navigates the rich detail of the text with clarity and employs a brisk pace that keeps the listener involved. Spinney accomplishes this while maintaining a subtle level of emotion as he speaks of people who were dear friends and co-workers. This unique blend of an author with an intimate knowledge of his subject and a narrator who was directly involved with all the personalities and events provides the listener with a special experience. M.O.B. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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