Short Takes: Aug. 31, 1992


Berlin's Salute To America

As Americans again fret whether the U.S. can survive changes brought by immigration, it is heartening to revisit the songs of Irving Berlin, a Russian Jewish immigrant whose words and music, from God Bless America to White Christmas to There's No Business Like Show Business, prove how readily and deeply he resonated with the spirit of his new nation. His work is gloriously celebrated in SAY IT WITH MUSIC at New York City's ritziest nightclub, Rainbow & Stars, on the 65th story of NBC's building in Rockefeller Center. A cast of seven led by Kaye Ballard...

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