When an unknown Boston area code showed up on her caller ID, violinist Leila Josefowicz didn't answer. Finally, she picked up the phone, only to learn she was the latest recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant. Deb Lamberton caught up with Leila at the Kennedy Center, where she's performing Oliver Knussen's Violin Concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra.
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →
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