Robert Gottlieb: "Sarah"
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19th century actress Sarah Bernhardt had a flair for the dramatic -- both on and off the stage. A new biography separates fact from the many fictions about her life. Diane and author Robert Gottlieb explore Bernhardt's improbable rise to stardom and why audiences adored her.
former Editor-in-Chief of Knopf Publishers and The New Yorker