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Composer and Pulitzer prize winner for music Roger Sessions discusses his music and its reception by the Russian people. Sessions is known for his admiration for music genres such as modern music and its influence in his compositions.
Joan Komaiko saw there were kids who could buy cartons of milk for four cents and the other kids who couldn't afford the milk, sat and watched the ones who drank the milk. Komaiko wrote a letter to the school board pointing out how kids couldn't do well at school because they were sent to school hungry. Dr. Quentin Young explained that the government needs to provide the children with breakfast and lunch at the schools because those two meals were probably the only meals children would receive that day.
Discussing Bertolt Brecht's "A man's a man."
Through an interpreter, Madame Ida Kaminska discusses her role in the film "The Shop on Main Street." Both her mother and father were actors, too. Madame Kaminska explains she comes from a family of actors from 100 years ago.
Frederick Ritter discusses the life and work of playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht and preforms a few his songs. He also discusses the philosophy of epic theater and literature in Germany. Sabina Roupp joins Ritter with Brecht's music.
Discussing the books "Burnt water" and "Distant relations" with the author Carlos Fuentes.