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Dick Cavette is an Emmy-winning TV show host known for the button-pushing format of his shows and the controversial topics he tackles.
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During his life,
Cavett has struggled with manic depression and has been treated with drugs and electroshock therapy. He openly discusses his condition calling it "the worst agony devised for man." He married actress Carrie Nye in 1964 and the couple remained so until her death in July 2006.
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