American Masters

Writing "The Way We Were"

Clip: Season 27 Episode 8 | 1m 20s

Hamlisch reveals what inspired the opening notes to "The Way We Were" and his collaborators, the lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman, describe the uncanny ability Hamlisch had in putting his thoughts to music.

Aired: 12/27/13

Rating: NR

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