The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, perhaps too much so for television. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Jerome Rodale, a pioneer of organic gardening and founder of "Prevention" magazine, actually died of a heart attack while being interviewed on Cavett's show in 1971. Cavett at first thought his guest had dozed off to sleep. During the interview, Rodale stated his intention to live to be 100. He only made it to 72. The show was never aired. See more »

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Referenced in Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode #2.23 (2010) See more »

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THE BEST
2 February 2002 | by (Greenwood,SC) – See all my reviews

The Dick Cavett Show is the best talk show. I wasn't even born when it's on during the network run. I saw those episodes on the VH-1 Archives, the ones with Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Paul Simon, Jefferson Airplane, Sly and The Family Stone, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison, and More.

I was born on the same birthday as Dick Cavett's.

The Best.

I Give it *****.


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