The Origin of Sesame Street

As a child of the 70s, I recently read Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street and enjoyed it thoroughly. That experience only may this, the pitch film from 1969 all the more interesting.

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Michael Sauers

Michael Sauers is currently the Technology Innovation Librarian for the Nebraska Library Commission in Lincoln, Nebraska and has been training librarians in technology for more than 15 years. He has also been a public library trustee, a bookstore manager for a library friends group, a reference librarian, serials cataloger, technology consultant, and bookseller. He earned his MLS in 1995 from the University at Albany’s School of Information Science and Policy. Michael’s twelfth book, Google Search Secrets (w/ Christa Burns) was published October 2013 and has two more books on the way. He has also written dozens of articles for various journals and magazines. In his spare time he blogs at travelinlibrarian.info, runs Web sites for authors and historical societies, takes many, many photos, and reads more than 100 books a year.

One thought on “The Origin of Sesame Street”

  1. A number of years ago, the Greenwich (CT) Public Library had an exhibit of Henson materials including the original Kermit. (Henson lived in Greenwich at one time.) It was amazing to see some of the stuff, and Henson's evolution as an artist.

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