Dick Cavett

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The "Overpoweringly Witty" Fiction of Noël Coward

Wednesday, August 29, 2012


Celebrating the appearance of his first published novel, Pomp and Circumstance (1961), Noël Coward coolly rebuts those critics calling him "antiquated, snobbish, and belonging to an earlier, more complacent age." 

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The Takeaway

Dick Cavett's Conversations

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

"The Dick Cavett Show" wasn't just known for drawing some of the best performers of its time. The show also featured some truly spontaneous, unscripted moments that might never make it onto today's hyper-produced televsion programming. We take a listen to some of Cavett's wry humor, and some of the sparks that flew on his show over the years.  


The Takeaway

Who Would You Most Want to Interview?

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Before there was Conan, Letterman and Fallon, there was Cavett. Tomorrow we'll speak to the former host of the Dick Cavett Show (Dick Cavett) about the role of a talk show host today. And we're asking, if you had your own talk show, who would you want to interview most?

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