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The Story


In 1983, critics charge that Saturday morning cartoons are less about telling stories and more about selling toys like Monchichi, Smurfs and Rubik's Cube.

Medium: Television
Broadcast Date: Dec. 13, 1983
Program: The Journal
Hosts: Keith Morrison, Mary Lou Finlay
Reporter: Leslie MacKinnon
Guests: Susan Kaplan, Joe Barbera, Ralph Bakshi, Jennie Trias, Joe Ruby, Lucille Bliss
Duration: 12:10

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