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Children's Show Censured By Conservatives Making A Comeback...

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:44 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:00 PM ET

NY Times :

What happens to a children's public television show after it has been attacked by the secretary of education, pilloried by conservatives, then abandoned by its underwriters? In the case of "Postcards From Buster," it manages to return, belatedly but unbowed, for a second season.

"We were proud of 'Postcards From Buster,' and we are proud of 'Postcards From Buster,' " said Brigid Sullivan, vice president for children's programming at WGBH, the Boston PBS station that produces the show. "It's a children's show dealing with diversity by showing real kids in real-life situations. That's not being done by anyone else."

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