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The Magic Door, an education children's television program, aired on WMAL-TV (name changed from WMAL-TV to WJLA-TV in July 1977) in Washington, D.C. from 1969 until 1973.
On the educational children's television program The Magic Door, Louise Hutchinson discusses the history of Anacostia from the Nacochtank Indians to Frederick Douglass. Discussion directed toward children and accompanied by illustrations, maps, photographs, and a short film of the Frederick Douglass home.
Television program from 000655 to 002517 (preceded by News Reports: John Kinard on the Selection of D.C. Superintendent and followed by Children Singing in Outdoor Concert). Part of Broadcast Programs. Dated 19731005.
The Magic Door with Louise Hutchinson, Record Group 09-037, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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