WMHT Specials

Lena | A Life in Folk

Special | 57m 46s

After decades of trials, tribulations, evictions, losses, and near bankruptcy, Lena Spencer saw her inspired vision of a creative gathering place for her community become a reality with Caffè Lena. Her boundless passion and perseverance served as the driving force behind her renowned establishment now known as the longest-running coffeehouse in the country.

Aired: 09/11/19

Rating: NR

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Support for Lena: A Life in Folk is provided by the Adirondack Trust Company, and Saratoga Hospital. Additional Support Provided By Bart and Jeff Altamari, Robert L. Bruno, Douglas and Theresa Davis, Southern Adirondack Charitable Fund, Robert C. and Marcia R. Miller, & Deborah and Dexter Senft.