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Person of The Week (Leonard Bernstein) #117626

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 26, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Profile of conductor Leonard Bernstein on his 70th birthday featured; scenes shown of Bernstein conducting Aaron Copland's music. [Bernstein biographer Joan PIZER - talks about Bernstein's place in American music.] Bernstein's career reviewed; photos shown. [PIZER - talks about Bernstein's father.] Bernstein's creation of Broadway show and film, "West Side Story", noted; scenes shown from movie. Bernstein's role with New York Philharmonic noted. [BERNSTEIN - expresses anti-war sentiments.] Bernstein shown conducting own music. [PIZER - talks about Bernstein.]

Donaldson, Sam

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