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Mort Sahl “San Francisco & 1960 Debates” on The Ed Sullivan Show

Mort Sahl is one of the best and underrated standup comedians. He always seemed like he was making it up as he went along. He always had topical material. Here is an appearance a few weeks before the 1960 Presidential election from San Francisco Oct. 16, 1960.





Mort Sahl on The Ed Sullivan Show

Mort Sahl “Politics” on The Ed Sullivan Show on June 4, 1961. He is a truly unique comedian. Never really told jokes. Always topical. Seemed like he was making it up as he went along. Great talent.