Talk Show Legend Dick Cavett to Be Honored at SF Sketchfest

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TV personality Dick Cavett speaks onstage during the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival on April 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

Talk-show host Dick Cavett is being honored this week at a SF Sketchfest tribute marking 50 years since "The Dick Cavett Show" debuted on ABC. While best known for his TV show, Cavett also authored four books and appeared in dozens of films including "Beetlejuice" and "Forrest Gump." Cavett got his start as a writer for talk-show host Jack Paar, and then soon began sitting in for fellow-Nebraskan Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show.” Cavett joins us to discuss his life and career --what do you want to ask him?

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