Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:

McCarthy and the "ism"

Thursday, January 19, 2017

From the archives: America's unpredictable political climate calls up a past "ism" that divided the country.

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Nichols and May

Thursday, January 12, 2017

From the archives: Years after their careers diverged, Mike Nichols and Elaine May reunited onstage and rekindled their iconic chemistry.

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Candide

Thursday, January 05, 2017

From the archives: For Bernstein's Candide, the end of its run was only the beginning.

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Life of the Party

Thursday, December 29, 2016

In this dramatically divided year, New Year's Eve will imitate the movies as it never has before.

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Peter and the Wolf

Thursday, December 22, 2016

From the archives: Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf has been recorded and performed countless times - but the millions of children who listened over the years only knew part of the story.

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The Steadicam Story

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Forty years ago, Garrett Brown's groundbreaking invention changed screen entertainment forever.

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Jacqueline Kennedy's White House

Thursday, December 08, 2016

When she moved in, Ms. Kennedy said the White House looked like a hotel furnished from a January clearance sale. So she redecorated, and the results were showcased on national TV.

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Dear President: Word Power

Thursday, December 01, 2016

In conjunction with WNYC's Dear President series, Sara Fishko explores the subtle and not-so-subtle messages and contradictions embedded in the words we use – and the ones we don’t.

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JFK and TV

Thursday, November 24, 2016

From the archives: The assassination of President John F. Kennedy was a trial by fire for a young medium.

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John Levy, Jazz Master

Thursday, November 17, 2016

From the archives: Renowned jazz musician-turned-manager John Levy's work as a musician gave him an insider’s understanding of the music business and the needs of his clients.

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Beethoven Sonatas

Thursday, November 10, 2016

From the archives: Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas offer a glimpse into the spirit, and optimism, of one of our greatest composers.

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Wilder

Thursday, November 03, 2016

From the archives: Director Billy Wilder's Ace in the Hole was one of the darkest films Hollywood had ever seen.

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Angela Hewitt

Thursday, October 27, 2016

From the archives: Early exposure formed a fruitful connection between this contemporary pianist and a powerful composer.

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'Work' in the Movies

Thursday, October 20, 2016

From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko examines the way our working lives are portrayed on film.

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Battling Over Brahms

Thursday, October 13, 2016

From the archives: A now-famous classical concert turned into a musical battleground – with very instructive results.

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Reds

Thursday, October 06, 2016

From the archives: Warren Beatty captured the stories of early 20th century activists and combined them with star-studded drama.

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Sara Davis Buechner Comes Home

Thursday, September 29, 2016

After years teaching in another country, a seasoned pianist comes home.

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Jazzmen Keepnews & Monk: Good Together

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The late Orrin Keepnews had a special connection with a variety of jazz musicians - especially Thelonious Monk.

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The Jazz Legends Next Door

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Between 1957 and 1965 in New York, dozens of jazz musicians jammed night after night in a dilapidated Sixth Avenue loft. Sara Fishko's new documentary chronicles those years.

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Family of Man

Thursday, September 15, 2016

From the archives: Edward Steichen took on the whole human race in his 1955 show at the Museum of Modern Art.

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