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Cliburn Takes Moscow

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Friday, February 22, 2008

Even after a couple of weeks, visible in lower Manhattan are remnants of shredded paper and confetti, the last signs of the Giants' ticker tape parade. And that has WNYC's Sara Fishko thinking about a similar event, 50 years ago, that put a classical musician on the international map. Here is the next Fishko Files.
Listen to a newsreel featuring part of Van Cliburn's actual prize-winning performance in Moscow.

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