Art Works Blog

Only in America

Rita Moreno, 2009 National Medal of Arts recipient, has received just about every performance award available -- Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe. In this week's NEA podcast, she talks with Josephine Reed about her life on stage and screen and the memorable roles she played.

In this brief excerpt from the podcast, Moreno talks about the unexpected impact of winning the Oscar for West Side Story.

Visit the NEA's multimedia library to listen to the full podcast.

Stay tuned for next week's Art Works podcast: a conversation with playwright Rajiv Joseph.

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