Afterschool Special

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • None

An acclaimed series of daytime specials for young people that explores a range of topical issues, including sex, substance abuse, race relations and divorce. Its numerous Emmys include 1973's `Rookie of the Year' (which featured Jodie Foster), 1977's `My Mom's Having a Baby' and 1987's `Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story.'

Taking a Stand

A drama about a teenager (Timothy Collins Griffin) who pays a price for telling the truth about racism in his all-white neighborhood: he's ostracized by friends, his mother (Betty Buckley) is blamed for dwindling business at the club where she sings, and his sister (Jane Adams) is taunted by schoolmates. DA: Dan Lauria. Earl: Joe Aufiery.

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  • Premise: An acclaimed series of daytime specials for young people that explores a range of topical issues, including sex, substance abuse, race relations and divorce. Its numerous Emmys include 1973's `Rookie of the Year' (which featured Jodie Foster), 1977's `My M… (more)

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