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.

Elliott Gould on Meeting Barbra Streisand

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Elliott Gould, American actor, recalls his first time meeting Barbra Streisand, when she auditioned for I Can Get It for You Wholesale. He describes immediately finding her brilliant and relating to her slight shyness.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Elliott Gould.

This excerpt is in English.

Elliott Gould was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1938.