COMMENTARY: 40 Years Later, `West Side Story’ is the Same Story

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Four decades after winning 10 Academy Awards and inspiring countless young lovers, “West Side Story” captivates my family with its powerful music and tragic retelling of “Romeo and Juliet.” I had forgotten how cogently the film presents the tragedy of immigrant gangs in Manhattan fighting furiously over nothing _ […]

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