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Dick Cavett's early days of standup comedy

When Dick Cavett first started doing standup, he quickly learned that performing comedy yourself and writing comedy for another person are two very different ventures. In this outtake from "Groucho & Cavett," Cavett reflects on the trial and error in his early days of standup and the lessons he learned along the way.
Clip Season 36 Episode 8 Length 08:17 Premiere: 12/27/22

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Groucho & Cavett

S36 E8 Length 1:21:59 Premiere Date 12/27/22

The Adventures of Saul Bellow

S36 E7 Length 1:22:55 Premiere Date 12/12/22

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

S36 E6 Length 1:29:33 Premiere Date 11/22/22

Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

S36 E5 Length 1:23:22 Premiere Date 06/14/22

Waterman – Duke: Ambassador of Aloha

S36 E3 Length 1:23:57 Premiere Date 05/10/22

Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

S36 E2 Length 1:53:01 Premiere Date 02/08/22

Ailey

S36 E1 Length 1:23:21 Premiere Date 01/11/22

Groucho & Cavett

Preview Length 01:44 Premiere Date 12/27/22

When Groucho Marx hosted "The Tonight Show"

Clip Length 02:09 Premiere Date 12/27/22

Groucho Marx roasts Dick Cavett

Clip Length 02:01 Premiere Date 12/27/22

What made Groucho Marx a great writer

Clip Length 03:07 Premiere Date 12/27/22

Dick Cavett's early days of standup comedy

Clip Length 08:17 Premiere Date 12/27/22

Remembering Jonas Mekas

Clip Length 02:47 Premiere Date 01/23/19

Remembering Carol Channing

Clip Length 01:03 Premiere Date 01/15/19

Remembering Stan Lee

Clip Length 07:17 Premiere Date 11/13/18

Remembering Paula Wayne

Clip Length 03:09 Premiere Date 11/12/18

Artists Flight Series Promo

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 08/31/18

Remembering Neil Simon

Clip Length 01:04 Premiere Date 08/28/18

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

Clip Length 00:24 Premiere Date 06/08/18

Against All Odds: Meet the Woman Behind American Masters

Clip Length 05:29 Premiere Date 03/09/18

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Orozco: Man of Fire - S20 E6

Premiered On: 09/19/2007

Often thought of as the "other" Mexican muralist (beside his more flamboyant compatriot Diego Rivera), Jose Orozco was a leader of the Mexican Renaissance. His bold, dynamic frescoes had a profound impact on American painters and inspired Franklin D. Roosevelt to put artists to work during the Great Depression.

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HOPPER: An American Love Story - S36 E4

Discover the secrets behind Edward Hopper's most iconic and enigmatic works. Known for "Nighthawks" and other evocative paintings of American life, Hopper has left a lasting impression on our culture. Meet the man behind the brush and see how his marriage to fellow artist Josephine Nivison Hopper shaped his art and career.

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