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A President's Day Special

  • Feb 17, 2014 · 12:00 PM

The remarkable (Jackie) Moms Mabley performing Abraham, Martin and John on the Merv Griffin show; August 16th, 1969 ... (a big hit that year). The reference to Bobby is, of course, to Robert F. Kennedy, assassinated just one year earlier.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mobZZRcrCHA

Coincidentaly, August 16th, 1969 was the 2nd day of the Woodstock Music & Art Fair. One month earlier, Apollo 11 was launched toward the moon, and one week earlier the Mason family murders took place.

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  • Steve Gluck § (.

    Can anyone identify the gentleman sitting next to Moms?

    February 5, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      That's Arthur Treacher. He was to Merv Griffin what Ed McMahon was to Johnny Carson. Cheers.

      February 26, 2014

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