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Almanac, Episode 432
Date
1992-04-24
Main contributor
KUHT-TV (Television station)
Summary
Part IV of "Surviving Adolescence: It's Tough to Grow Up" series. In this episode, the focus is on interviewing teens.The first segment focuses on the educational system. J. D. Houston and Patricia Gras interview Kalief Muhammed, a teenager who contemplated dropping out of high school, and teenagers Alma Robles and Melinda Rodriguez. The second segment is a discussion on teen gang membership, with Francisco "Kiko" Solis, a former gang member, Michelle Trevino who works with Teen Court, and Rufus, a current gang member. The third segment is a discussion on teen sexuality and health, with Maria Lopez, who works with the Teen Talk program, and Antonio Melgoza who participates in Project Alpha, and Rick Saldivar, a member of the Teen Court. The fourth segment discusses self esteem with Douglas Johnson, an honors student at Smiley High School, Octavious Chacon, a member of the Teen Club, and Michelle Cooper, a counselor on the Crisis Intervention Teen Line. Tony Dreannan, a junior at Lamar High School, provides commentary on teens "in an age of survival." 
Contributors
Davis, Sue; Torres Burd, Patricia; Gras, Patricia; Houston, J. D.
Genre
television programs
Subjects
Muhammed, Kalief; Robles, Alma; Rodriguez, Melinda; Solis, Francisco; Trevino, Michelle; Lopez, Maria; Melgoza, Antonio; Saldivar, Rick; Johnson, Douglas; Chacon, Octavious; Cooper, Michelle; Dreannan, Tony; Gangs; Public television
Collection
KUHT Film and Video
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:58:02
Notes

This item is from an archival collection and may contain content which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Digitization and access for this item is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2017).

Other Identifiers
Other: ID 1997-006a, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/11944; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm6518rd282; Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do1194hm803