The National Archives Welcomes Dick Cavett Friday, April 19, at Noon
Press Release · Friday, Apr 12, 2013

Washington, DC

Legendary talk show host to share secrets from his new book

Washington, DC…The National Archives welcomes legendary talk show host Dick Cavett on Friday, April 19, at noon. This program will be webcast live on the National Archives UStream channel [].

This event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue at 7th Street, NW. Metro accessible on the Yellow and Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter station.

From 1968 to 1982, Dick Cavett hosted the nation’s most famous personalities on his late-night talk show. Listen to Cavett’s best tales—one-upping Bette Davis, testifying on behalf of John Lennon, scheming with John Updike—from his book Talk Show: Confrontations, Pointed Commentary, and Off-Screen Secrets. A book signing will follow the program

The National Archives is fully accessible, and Assisted Listening Devices are available in the McGowan Theater upon request. To request a sign language interpreter for a public program, please send an email to or call 202-357-5000 at least two weeks prior to the event. To verify dates and times of the programs, call 202-357-5000 or view the Calendar of Events online. To contact the National Archives, call 1-866-272-6272 or 1-86-NARA-NARA (TDD 301-837-0482).

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For press information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs staff at 202-357-5300.

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