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Closing the Rainbow Room

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Closing the Rainbow Room

Closing the Rainbow Room

Closing the Rainbow Room

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg reports on the recent closing of the Rainbow Room in New York City. After 64 years, the gilded, glass-walled supper club that boasted breathtaking views from the 65th floor of the old RCA Building, high above the NBC studios in Rockefeller Center, closed because of a dispute over a new lease. Stamberg visited the Master of Mixology and asked him for some New Year's memories and the recipe for the perfect toast.

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