WMHT Specials

Lena | A Life in Folk

Special | 57m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

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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WMHT Specials is a local public television program presented by WMHT.

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 …