Interview with Isaac Stern who recalls the time before the assassination of JFK and that two weeks prior to the assassination how he met with Pierre Salanger in Washington about establishing a National Arts Council which became the National Endowment for the Arts. He recalls first hearing the news of the president's assassination
Recalls how everyone reacted upon hearing of the president's assassination . how it slowly registered how profound it was.
Vividly recalls the music he played at a concert shortly after JFK's assassination How the audience was silent. recalls a musical tribute he played on a memorial broadcast. He played a Shubert trio. The end of a wonderful, youthful period of hope in America
recalls JFK's ability to give you his full attention. He was a great listener and knew how to work well in politics
part one Isaac Stern interview ends
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