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'The Comedians' Stand-Up History And Some Laughs

December 21st, 2015

Episode 425 of 550 episodes

The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy traces what we know now as stand-up comedy. Kliph Nesteroff tells Renee Montagne where the term stand-up comedy came from.

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