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Chita Rivera and West Side Story

Chita Rivera's fiery performance of the role Anita in the original Broadway musical West Side Story made her a star. Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do includes Rivera singing a medley of her favorite songs from West Side Story and an archival interview from the mid-1960s, in which she talks about seeing Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins create the musical.

AIRED: November 06, 2015 | 0:01:37
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