Film, Video Haven to Home: An American Journey

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Haven to Home: An American Journey
This live performance tells the stories of Emma Lazarus, an immigrant's daughter who became known as Lady Liberty's poet, and Irving Berlin, an immigrant who became one of America's best loved composers. The original play, commissioned by the Hebraic Section and written and directed by Roberta Gasbarre, Director of The Discovery Theater, Smithsonian Associates, explores how the values of liberty, opportunity, and religious freedom shaped American history. The 45 minute presentation was one of the public programs related to the Library of Congress exhibition, "From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America."
Event Date
December 06, 2004
Related Resources
'From Haven to Home' exhibition:
Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Reading Room, Library of Congress:
Running Time
42 minutes 27 seconds
Online Format

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