Joan Rivers

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Vince Calandra

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Vince Calandra on consulting as a talent executive for Joan Rivers' talk show
Vince Calandra on trouble booking talent for Joan Rivers' talk show and his relationship with Rivers
Vince Calandra on getting fired from Joan Rivers' talk show

Margaret Cho

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Margaret Cho on being in awe of Joan Rivers when she was on Saturday Night Live and on the power of stand-up comedy
Margaret Cho on her biggest comedic influence - Joan Rivers
Margaret Cho on getting to work with her mentors - Joan Rivers
Margaret Cho on advice from Joan Rivers that she's taken to heart
Margaret Cho on her time co-hosting Fashion Police

Andy Cohen

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Andy Cohen on his admiration for Joan Rivers and having her as a guest on Watch What Happens Live

Fred de Cordova

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Fred de Cordova on Joan Rivers and Jay Leno guest hosting The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Roger Ebert

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Roger Ebert on appearing on a Joan Rivers' show

Peter Lassally

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Peter Lassally on Joan Rivers guest-hosting The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson  and leaving for her own show

Frank Liberman

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Frank Liberman on representing Joan Rivers

Peter Marshall

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Peter Marshall on Joan Rivers on Hollywood Squares

Ed McMahon

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Ed McMahon on the various guest hosts of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, including Joan Rivers and David Letterman

Thad Mumford

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Thad Mumford on writing jokes for Joan Rivers

Bernie Orenstein

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Bernie Orenstein on his first writing job in the United States, on Candid Camera and being paired up with Joan Rivers, who was also on the writing staff and who was eventually fired by Allen Funt

Garry Shandling

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Garry Shandling on his interest in hosting The Tonight Show when Joan Rivers left

Treva Silverman

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Treva Silverman on meeting Joan Rivers

Ret Turner

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Ret Turner on Joan Rivers and the "Who are you wearing?" era

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