Breaking Through

4 segments
  • Thomas Hampson  24 min
  • Ray Davies  25 min
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and we’ll speak with two of the foremost experts on Soviet and Eastern European affairs: Stephen Kotkin and Stephen Cohen. Then, Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese's longtime editor and Michael Powell’s widow, discusses the restoration of Powell's 1948 classic "The Red Shoes." Also, baritone Thomas Hampson talks about being named the New York Philharmonic's first artist-in-residence. Plus, The Kinks lead singer Ray Davies tells us about his solo career.

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