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Dick Cavett

Talk Show Host (born 19-Nov-1936)


Dick Cavett; with Christopher Porterfield. Cavett. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1974. 305pp. Narrative/conversation with Porterfield, Cavett's Yale roommate.

Dick Cavett; with Christopher Porterfield. Eye on Cavett. New York: Arbor House. 1983. 250pp.

Dick Cavett. Talk Show: Confrontations, Pointed Commentary, and Off-Screen Secrets. New York: Henry Holt and Co.. 2010. 279pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.129)

  7. Current Biography, 1970 Yearbook (pp.75-77)

  8. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.96)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.90)

  10. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.90)

  11. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.99)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.123)

  13. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.460)

  14. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.74)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.45)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.350)

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