People: Jan. 19, 1970

Perched on a familiar tenement stoop, she reads from a book called Sam. The story is about a black boy who has no one to play with, and the narrator —who has more children of her own than the TV director could possibly cram onto the set—shows poignant understanding of the problem. One day in February, the children's show will open: "This is Ethel Kennedy on Sesame Street." ··· "The call of the running tide," wrote John Masefield, "is a wild call and a clear call that...

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