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Rowan and Martin’s

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An episode from Movies for Grownups

3/1/2011 | Download File (1.84 MB)

Forty years later, Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In finds respectability as a PBS special. The show’s creator, George Schlatter, tells Bill Newcott how NBC aired the series almost as an afterthought—and how the blackout comedy show ended up helping elect a president.

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