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February 3, 1997 | CYNTHIA KELLY
Usually when kids have trouble remembering their multiplication tables, the result is a bad report card. When little Davey McCall couldn't remember his, the result was "Schoolhouse Rock." While on vacation in the early '70s with his son at a dude ranch in Wyoming, David McCall noticed that his son could spout lyrics to one rock song after another, yet he couldn't remember how much six times nine was.
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February 3, 1997 | CYNTHIA KELLY
Usually when kids have trouble remembering their multiplication tables, the result is a bad report card. When little Davey McCall couldn't remember his, the result was "Schoolhouse Rock." While on vacation in the early '70s with his son at a dude ranch in Wyoming, David McCall noticed that his son could spout lyrics to one rock song after another, yet he couldn't remember how much six times nine was.
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February 3, 1997 | CYNTHIA KELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons has used it to teach first-year medical students about the nervous system. Government and lobbyist groups have used it to train staffers about the legislative process. Aspiring citizens have studied it to learn the Constitution. It is "Schoolhouse Rock"--and it's not just for kids anymore. It's also not just a cartoon anymore.
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February 3, 1997 | CYNTHIA KELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons has used it to teach first-year medical students about the nervous system. Government and lobbyist groups have used it to train staffers about the legislative process. Aspiring citizens have studied it to learn the Constitution. It is "Schoolhouse Rock"--and it's not just for kids anymore. It's also not just a cartoon anymore.
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