WMHT Specials

Lena | A Life in Folk: Preview

Preview: Special | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

After decades of trials, tribulations, evictions, losses, and near bankruptcy, Lena Spencer saw her inspired vision of a creative gathering place for her community become a reality with Caffè Lena. Her boundless passion and perseverance served as the driving force behind her renowned establishment now known as the longest-running coffeehouse in the country.

Aired: 09/11/19

Rating: NR

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WMHT Specials is a local public television program presented by WMHT.

Support Provided By Adirondack Trust Company, Saratoga Hospital, Bart and Jeff Altamari, Robert L. Bruno, Douglas and Theresa Davis, Southern Adirondack Charitable Fund, Robert C. and Marcia R. Miller, and Deborah and Dexter Senft