Los Angeles National Presidential Gala

Green Acres, Beverly Hills
September 12, 1996

The Clintons and Streisand

The Hollywood Women's Political Committee held a fundraiser that raised $4 million for the Democratic Party.

Introduced by Tom Hanks, Barbra sang “The Way We Were” and included some political lyrics near the end.

Streisand on stage

Next, she gave the audience a preview of the title song on her forthcoming album, Higher Ground.

Barbra spoke about the tendency of the press to tear people down. Then she sang a hopeful song, “Somewhere.”

Streisand at Clinton Gala

Afterwards, Barbra was joined on stage by a choir of young singers. Together they sang “At the Same Time,” another new song from Higher Ground.

Program from the concert


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