Live From Lincoln Center

There Really Was A Madam Butterfly: Madama Butterfly

Clip: Season 33 | 4m 44s

Does life really imitate art? Susan Graham, host of Live From Lincoln Center's broadcast of the New York City Opera production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, makes the case. With rare photographs of World War II-era Nagasaki, she tells the tragic real-life story of Tom Glover, son of a Japanese geisha and a Scottish industrialist.

Aired: 03/20/08

Rating: TV-G

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