Maria Callas may have died in 1977, but she remains a compelling figure in opera and the wider world even today. Callas was known for her musical and acting skills that span styles, and her complete dedication to her art.
"You feel so much when she sings a simple phase," says Patrick Byrne. "She infuses each word of the text with passion or appropriate emotion."
Bonnie North interviews Staughton playwright Lori Matthews about "October, Before I Was Born".
In October of 1960, an explosion ripped through the Tennessee Eastman Company factory in Kingsport, Tennessee. Out of 12,000 men at the factory, 16 people were killed and more than 300 were injured. It threw Kingsport’s largest employer into disarray at the time.