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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

Jamie Bernstein: "He wanted to change the world"

Jamie Bernstein Steve J. Sherman
2min : Jamie Bernstein changing the world

He led thrilling concerts. He traveled the world. He hobnobbed with brilliant thinkers and artists. Is there anything Leonard Bernstein missed out on in his rich life? His daughter Jamie Bernstein says yes. He would have loved the Internet, she says, but more importantly he never fully understood the impact that his music has had on the world.

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