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Breaking Barriers 

From PBS: This episode traces the story of people of color on American television -- including the mid-1960s breakthroughs of African Americans Diahann Carroll ("Julia") and Bill Cosby ("I ... See full summary »

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Steve Boettcher (as Steven J. Boettcher)

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Benjamin Bratt ... Narrator (voice)
Jimmie Walker ... Self
Margaret Cho ... Self
Diahann Carroll ... Self
Bill Cosby ... Self
Edward James Olmos ... Self
George Takei ... Self
Whoopi Goldberg ... Self
Betty White ... Self
Leslie Uggams ... Self
John Amos ... Self
Ben Vereen ... Self
Georg Stanford Brown ... Self
Bob Newhart ... Self
Robert Culp ... Self
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From PBS: This episode traces the story of people of color on American television -- including the mid-1960s breakthroughs of 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 featured are Asian-Americans like George Takei ("Star Trek"), who details his youth spent in a Japanese internment camp. Written by Anonymous

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TV-PG

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29 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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