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Sesame Street Viewers as Adolescents: The Recontact Study

ByAletha C. Huston, Daniel R. Anderson, John C. Wright, Deborah L. Linebarger, Kelly L. Schmitt

Sesame Street helped to change the television viewing patterns of many Amer­ ican children in the last generation. Since the late 1960s, Sesame Street and its international coproductions have been staples of young children's television viewing, not only in the United States, but also in many countries worldwide (Cole, Richman, & McCann Brown, chap. 9, this volume).