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David Letterman

Talk Show Host (born 12-Apr-1947)


Bill Carter. The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno and the Network Battle for the Night. New York: Hyperion Press. 1994.

Caroline Latham. The David Letterman Story: An Unauthorized Biography. New York: Franklin Watts. 1987. 214pp.

Rosemarie Lennon. David Letterman: On Stage and Off. New York: Windsor Publishing. 1994. 300pp.


  1. David Letterman (and His Beard) Shop at Target These Days
    The former "Late Show" host on the liberation of retirement: shaving optional, shopping solo and coming to terms with a certain late-night feud.
    by David Itzkoff. The New York Times, 18-Oct-2016.

  2. In Conversation: David Letterman
    "How's this interview going? Do you think you’re talking to a normal person here?"
    by David Marchese. Vulture, 5-Mar-2017.


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  6. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.297)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.435)

  8. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.85)

  9. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.2, pp.948-50)

  10. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.144)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.335)

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