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Rita Moreno won an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her portrayal of Anita in the 1961 film West Side Story. Courtesy of MGM Media Licensing hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: Rita Moreno; 'The Kissing Bug'

Moreno discuses West Side Story and becoming the role model she needed. Justin Chang reviews In the Heights. Daisy Hernández's memoir is a personal story about race, sexuality and a deadly insect.

Rita Moreno won an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her portrayal of Anita in the 1961 film West Side Story. Courtesy of MGM Media Licensing hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Rita Moreno; 'The Kissing Bug'

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