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Steve Benson on the Birth of "Mama" Cass Elliot

This Week in History: on September 19, 1943, Mama Cass Elliot was born. Steve Benson recalls how much Mama Cass brought to the Mamas and the Papas, and how the band helped define a generation.
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This Week in History: on September 19, 1943, Mama Cass Elliot was born. Steve Benson recalls how much Mama Cass brought to the Mamas and the Papas, and how the band helped define a generation.

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Steve Benson on the Birth of Kitty Carlisle Hart

This Week in History: On September 3, 1910, actress Kitty Carlisle Hart was born. Steve Benson remembers his delight and surprise when he got the opportunity to talk to Hart about her work.
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This Week in History: On September 3, 1910, actress Kitty Carlisle Hart was born. Steve Benson remembers his delight and surprise when he got the opportunity to talk to Hart about her work.

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Etta King on the Birth of Dorothy Fields

This Week in History: On July 15, 1904, lyricist Dorothy Fields was born. Etta King considers the mix of romance, comedy, and honest emotion in "The Way You Look Tonight" as it was first performed in "Swingtime."
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This Week in History: On July 15, 1904, lyricist Dorothy Fields was born. Etta King considers the mix of romance, comedy, and honest emotion in "The Way You Look Tonight" as it was first performed in "Swingtime."

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Etta King discusses Dorothy Fields (1904 – 1974).

Etta King discusses Dorothy Fields (1904 – 1974).

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Edis De Philippe

Cultural powerhouse Edis De Philippe founded the Israel National Opera Company in 1947, creating a landmark institution for the performing arts.

Lesley Gore

Known for the feminist anthem “You Don’t Own Me,” teenage pop sensation Lesley Gore carefully negotiated which parts of her life the media did and did not own.

Miriam Cantor-Stone on Wendy Wasserstein's Tony Award

This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.
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This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.

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