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Adult Literacy Program (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-10-27

Duration: 00:04:38

Subjects: Literacy | Technology | Reading


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Nix, Don Interviewee
  • Goldwyn, Ron Interviewee
  • Wang, Margaret Interviewee


This segment from the October 27, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on a new adult literacy program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that combines computer technology and newspapers. Her report includes interviews with: Dr. Don Nix, IBM researcher; Ron Goldwyn of the Philadelphia Daily News; and Dr. Margaret Wang of Temple University. Host: Robert Collins