Legendary Comedians Mort Sahl and Dick Gregory at the Rrazz Room
The last date listed for Mort Sahl and Dick Gregory was Sunday, Jul 26, 2009 / 5:00pm.
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Lauded for his fearless brand of political satire and incisive view of the human condition, Mort Sahl was the first humorist on the cover of Time, the first performer to make a comedy album, and the first non-musician to win a Grammy. He has been under contract at every major television network and was the first to pioneer live comedy on college campuses. As a writer, Mort is credited with 18 screenplays. He is also in demand as a political scribe; writing numerous speeches for former Presidents John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and most recently working on the campaigns of Bill Bradley and George W. Bush.
Since he entered the national comedy scene in 1961, comedian and civil rights activist, Dick Gregory used social satire to change the way white Americans perceived African American comedians. Through the 1960s, Gregory spent much of his time on social issues, supporting a range of causes, including opposition to the Vietnam War, world hunger, and drug abuse.