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LeVar Burton raises money for 'Reading Rainbow' initiative

Fox News - 29 May 2014
LeVar taught me to read," is among the typical messages, he said. A tablet version of "Reading Rainbow" was released in 2012 and became a top-selling education app. It provides access to hundreds of books and Burton's videotaped "field trips" to ...
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LeVar Burton Reads, to Adults

The New Yorker - 31 Aug 2017
“Here's the thing,” LeVar Burton says at the beginning of the first episode of his new podcast, “LeVar Burton Reads,” which made its début in June. When I listened to it a few weeks ago, he went on, “People have asked me for years and years and years ...
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'Star Trek' icon LeVar Burton isn't done with podcasting just yet

Mashable - 11 Sep 2017
The former Star Trek and Roots star just wrapped the first season of his weekly podcast, LeVar Burton Reads, where Burton lends his reassuring, emotive voice to various works of short-form fiction. The term "season" is a loose one — the books are a ...
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'Reading Rainbow' fans still lose it over LeVar Burton

New York Post - 07 Sep 2017
LeVar Burton looms large for generations of television fans, from his turn as young slave Kunta Kinte in “Roots” (1977) to “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (1987 to 1994) to his decades hosting “Reading Rainbow” (1983 to 2006). His podcast, “LeVar ...
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LeVar Burton is eating, and tweeting, his way through New Orleans

NOLA.com - 06 Sep 2017
After directing a Season 3 episode of "NCIS: New Orleans" in town earlier this year, actor, director and professional reader LeVar Burton is back in New Orleans -- and, as he did during his earlier visit, the former "Reading Rainbow" host is eating his ...
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LeVar Burton Brings His Talents to Beyond the Nexus

MMORPG.com (press release) (registration) (blog) - 20 Sep 2017
Star Trek: The Next Generation's LeVar Burton is reprising his role in Star Trek Online. In Beyond the Nexus, players will pair up with Burton playing Captain Geordi La Forge. He will continue his role into Episode 14: Emergence which is set to launch ...
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LeVar Burton Settles 'Reading Rainbow' Copyright Dispute

Law360 (subscription) - 29 Aug 2017
Law360, San Francisco (August 29, 2017, 2:24 PM EDT) -- "Reading Rainbow" host LeVar Burton and a New York public broadcaster have cut a deal to resolve a contentious legal battle over the copyrights to the beloved children's literacy show, according ...
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Levar Burton Reads—fantastic tales of past and future

Socialist Worker (press release) - 05 Sep 2017
Three months in, this new podcast is proving a reliably delightful source of short stories with a twist of fantasy. If host Levar Burton's voice is familiar to listeners in Britain it's probably for his acting roles. He played Kunta Kinte in slave ...
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Captain Planet to Appear on OK KO

Den of Geek US - 13 Sep 2017
David Coburn (Captain Planet) and LeVar Burton (Kwame) will reprise their roles in an episode that features Lord Boxman polluting the air around the plaza. This prompts K.O. and his friends to combine powers with the iconic superhero. No word on just ...
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Guide To Star Trek Events And Celebrity Appearances in September

TrekMovie - 29 Aug 2017
Appearing at some or all of the events are: Karl Urban (Kelvin movies), Brent Spiner (TNG), Jonathan Frakes (TNG), Gates McFadden (TNG), LeVar Burton (TNG), Michael Dorn (TNG), Marina Sirtis (TNG), LeVar Burton (TNG), Nichelle Nichols (TOS), Robet ...
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LeVar Burton Has A Podcast For The 'Reading Rainbow' Generation

HuffPost - 21 Jun 2017
If you're a bookworm who grew up between 1983 and 2006, there's a good chance you were partially raised by LeVar Burton's soothing voice as he guided young readers through the thrilling world of a book. “Reading Rainbow,” Burton's beloved PBS Kids ...

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