Art Linkletter

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Arthur Gordon Linkletter (born Arthur Gordon Kelly,[1][2] or Gordon Arthur Kelley,[3] July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010) was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality. He was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Linkletter was the host of House Party and People Are Funny, on NBC radio and TV for 19 years. He became a naturalized United States citizen in 1942.

Linkletter died on May 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California from stroke-complications at the age of 97.[4][5]

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  1. Ray Poindexter (1978). Golden throats and silver tongues: the radio announcers. River Road Press. p. 108.
  2. Joseph F. Clarke (1977). Pseudonyms. BCA. p. 102.
  3. Broadcasting. Broadcasting Publications. October 1967.
  4. Duke, Alan (May 27, 2010). "Legendary broadcaster Art Linkletter is dead at 97". CNN. Retrieved 2010-05-26.
  5. "TV Show Host Art Linkletter Dies at 97". Fox News. Associated Press. May 26, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-26.

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