Art Buchwald

Monday, January 06, 1964

CANADA - February 27, 1962: Art Buchwald: Paris is his beat. Other newspapermen get madder and madder at him. ((Photo by Ted Dinsmore/Toronto Star via Getty Images))

Patricia Marx interviews humorist Art Buchwald on his recent book I Chose Capital Punishment and his comic approach. Buchwald sees satire as a weapon, defining his humor as inherently anti-establishment, fueled by truth and indignation. Throughout the interview, Buchwald provides social and political commentary on current events and issues, such as the Bobby Baker scandal and women's rights.

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About Patricia Marx


Patricia Marx Interviews is a series of interviews done for WNYC and other stations that include talks with: Woody Allen, Dick Gregory, William Golding, General Omar Bradley, Arthur C. Clarke, David Halberstam, Bob Hope, George Balanchine and others.

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