First female Boston Marathon runner; Rachmaninoff's 'Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor'

First female Boston Marathon runner; Rachmaninoff's 'Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor'

By NPR

Here & Now Anytime

Monday, 18 April

Fifty years ago, women were not allowed to run in the Boston Marathon due to a myriad of false assumptions about the female anatomy. Sara Mae Berman ran anyway. And, Here & Now classical music opinionator Fran Hoepfner discusses Russian pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff, and why we shouldn't "cancel" classic Russian artists during the war against Ukraine.
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