The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

Tennessee Williams, Kazan, and The Theater Scene in the 1950s

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Ellen Adler Oppenheim, daughter of actress Stella Adler, recalls meeting actors and writers at rehearsals and the tension that McCarytheism brought to the theater scene.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Ellen Adler Oppenheim.

This excerpt is in English.