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A Glimpse Of Personal Life, Passion Of Leonard Bernstein13:15
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Conductor Leonard Bernstein gives it his all at the climax of Mahler's Second Symphony at Tanglewood in 1970. (AP)
Conductor Leonard Bernstein gives it his all at the climax of Mahler's Second Symphony at Tanglewood in 1970. (AP)

After countless biographies, television specials, and performances of his work, there is still a lot left to say about Leonard Bernstein, one of the greatest American composer/conductors of all time. A new collection includes hundreds of letters from the vast trove of unexplored correspondence Bernstein left behind after his death in 1990.

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Nigel Simeone, editor of "The Leonard Bernstein Letters" and author of "Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story"

This segment aired on October 28, 2013.

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