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Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Season 38 Episode 6 | 1h 23m 4s

Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim... Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? The documentary combines interviews with performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for a century.

Aired: 01/01/13

Expired: 01/02/17

Rating: NR

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