In Performance at the White House

  • 1981
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

An occasional series featuring concerts from the nation's capital that, over the years, has showcased performers as diverse as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Elvis Costello and Steve Martin. As Nancy Reagan noted in the first program, `With the participation of public television, the East Room becomes a concert hall for the entire nation.'

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Mary Martin, John Raitt

Mary Martin and John Raitt join host Itzhak Perlman on the south lawn for a celebration of the Broadway musical. Included: "A Cockeyed Optimist" (Martin), "Hey There" (Raitt) and "Anything You Can Do" (duet). Jack Everly conducts the U.S. Marine Orchestra and the U.S. Army Strings.

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  • Premise: An occasional series featuring concerts from the nation's capital that, over the years, has showcased performers as diverse as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Elvis Costello and Steve Martin. As Nancy Reagan noted in the first program, `With the participation of publ… (more)

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