Pioneers of Television

Breaking Barriers

Episode 105 | 50m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Trace the journey of people of color featured in American television — trailblazers including Diahann Carroll (Julia), Desi Arnaz (I Love Lucy), Edward James Olmos (Miami Vice), and George Takei (Star Trek). Additional perspectives are captured in interviews with Leslie Uggams and Whoopi Goldberg.

Aired: 10/17/22

Expires: 10/31/24

Rating: TV-PG

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