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JFK Impersonator Vaughn Meader: Death of a Career
Published January 17, 2019
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    For one brief shining moment in the early 1960s, John F. Kennedy impersonator Vaughn Meader
    was on top of the world. He was the voice of the hit comedy album "The First Family" which
    broke sales records and even won the Grammy for Album of the Year. Meader's impression
    also stirred up controversy, forcing White House advisers to grapple with the impact of political
    mimicry. In this episode Mo Rocca explores the story of this once-famous comic whose career
    died the same day President Kennedy was assassinated. Warning: this episode contains
    language that might be deemed offensive for some listeners.
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