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Jack Paar
(1918-2004) born on
May 01
US talk show host. He pioneered the talk show concept; star of "Tonight Show," 1957-1962; "The Jack Paar Show," 1962-1965, 1973.
I have never seen a bad television program, because I refuse to. God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off.

I'm complicated, sentimental, lovable, honest, loyal, decent, generous, likable, and lonely. My personality is not split; it's shredded.
One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar.
Doing the show was like painting the George Washington Bridge. As soon as you finished one end, you started right in on the other.
Poor people have more fun than rich people, they say; and I notice it's the rich people who keep saying it.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "TV Guide."
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: On Mary McCarthy's novel about Vassar's Class of '33, "The Group," 1963; quoted in "Look," 25 Feb 1964.
N: In "Newsweek," 14 Aug 1972.
K: "Three on a Toothbrush," 1965.

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