Rita Moreno (6/13/1962)

December 6, 2019, 11:00 pm

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Rita Moreno, 1963 (Source: wikimedia.org)

Actress Rita Moreno’s career spans seven decades. In this conversation from 1962, the venerated performer talks with Studs Terkel about her Puerto Rican ethnicity and how it relates to her role as Anita in the 1961 movie version of Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story.  Ms. Moreno appears in Steven Spielberg’s re-envisioned West Side Story, due out in December 2020.