Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett was the host of “The Dick Cavett Show” from 1968 to 1972 on ABC and PBS. He also hosted shows on the HBO, USA, and CNBC cable networks, appearing regularly on nationally broadcast television in the United States for five consecutive decades — the 1960s through the 2000s — and interviewing some of the world’s most famous personalities. He’s the co-author of Cavett and Eye on Cavett, and since 2007 has written an online opinion column for the New York Times. His most recent book is Talk Show. Learn more about Dick Cavett on his website. (12/4/10, 4/10/16 Tim Carpenter)