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Children's show 'ZOOM' enhances multicultural flavor

BOSTON -- What is a Finnish pancake?
Bob tops Barney as most popular children's character

CARROLLTON, Texas -- Bob the Builder has stolen Barney's spotlight.\r\n
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Anniversary sparks historical look at 'Sesame Street'

...Or as Peggy Charren, veteran agitator for quality chilren's television founder of the advocacy group Action for Children's Television, puts it: "People thought it was crazy (that) you could sell the alphabet to children instead of toys...
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Bob Keeshan, television's Captain Kangaroo, dead at 76

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Bob Keeshan, who gently entertained generations of youngsters as TV's walrus-mustachioed Captain Kangaroo and became an outspoken advocate of less violence and more intelligence on children's television, died Friday at 76.
Pediatricians: children should watch less TV

CHICAGO -- Children under 2 shouldn't watch television at all, not even ``Barney'' or ``Sesame Street,'' the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends.\r
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