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T.V. Week: Television Comedy Writer Larry Gelbart.

Comedy writer Larry Gelbart. In the 1950s he was part of a team of television writers that included Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and others who wrote for Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour." Gelbart went on to develop and write for the television version of "M*A*S*H. Also, he wrote the screenplays for "Oh, God!" and "Tootsie," and the stage play for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (which has recently been revived on Broadway). (REBROADCAST from 8/19/96)

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Other segments from the episode on August 31, 2000

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 31, 2000: Interview with Carl Reiner; Interview with Larry Gelbart; Interview with Dick Smothers and Tom Smothers; Interview with David Alan Grier.

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