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28 September: Biting the hand that promoted him

The Jack Paar Show: Hair Tonics, Schools, Mail Delivery (Excerpt; NBC, 1947)

Jack Paar, his own cobra's mongoose once too often . . . (Photo: NBC)

Jack Paar, his own cobra’s mongoose once too often . . . (Photo: NBC)

Few people in network radio have received a bigger break than Jack Paar has this summer. And fewer, still, have ever blown themselves up the way Paar will, just a few months after he graduates from summer replacement to regular-season network radio comer.

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