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Thursday, March 15, 2012

What's My Line?

Your Head Trucker fondly remembers this classy show from when it was still current.  A couple of clips here - the first one just takes my breath away, to think that this man actually was there in Ford's Theater that awful night - and lived to tell about it on television, for gosh sakes:

And then just for laughs, here's one of the more amusing examples of a guest whose occupation stumped the panel:


Grandmère Mimi said...

I liked the show and watched regularly, but I don't remember the witness to Lincoln's shooting.

See the people thinking and speaking literately! Not so common on the tee vee these days.

Russ Manley said...

Yes, literately - what a concept. But that kind of literacy is not taught in schools anymore, nor is it valued by the Mass Mind.

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