American Masters

Marvin Hamlisch, a Mensch

Clip: 12/27/2013 | 10m 4s

The great composer Marvin Hamlisch is a mensch, a Yiddish term for a person of integrity and honor. He offered his genuine concern, time, and problem-solving skills to everyone in his life from taxi drivers to Broadway cast members to those planning events for the president of the United States and heads of state.

Aired: 12/27/13

Rating: NR

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