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This edition: Hellman v. McCarthy

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 28, 2014.

First aired: March 22, 2014.

Actresses Roberta Maxwell and Marcia Rodd, plus talk show host Dick Cavett discuss their roles as Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy and Dick Cavett respectively in the new play "Hellman v. McCarthy." The show deals with the 1979 feud between the two eminent writers triggered by McCarthy saying of Hellman on Cavett’s show, “Every word she writes is a lie, including 'and' and 'the'.”

Guest List

Dick Cavett Actor, “Hellman v. McCarthy”

Roberta Maxwell Actor, “Hellman v. McCarthy”

Marcia Rodd Actor, “Hellman v. McCarthy”

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