Entertainer Art Linkletter dies
Art Linkletter, 97, an Emmy Award-winning television show host best known for his candid, chuckle inducing interviews with kids who said "the darndest things" live on air, died May 26 at his home in Los Angeles.
Art Linkletter holds the Emmy awarded to him in 1955 for best daytime program.
National Easter Seals twins Patricia Webber, left, and her sister Paula, stand with, from left, Easter Seals Chairman Art Linkletter, President John F. Kennedy and Joseph J. Foss, president of the Society for Crippled Children and Adults, at the White House in 1961.
Ronnie Glahn, 4, shows Art Linkletter his idea of what bad guys look like on a 1962 show.
Art Linkletter gives advice to contestants Tami Bogue, left, of Illinois, Cheryl Crain of Oklahoma and Semo Sakelaris of Idaho during a break in rehearsals for the 1968 Miss Wool Pageant in San Angelo, Calif.
In 1995, Art Linkletter presented former frst lady Nancy Reagan with the Dorothy Kirsten French Woman of the Year Award for her distinguished public service.
Art Linkletter and his wife, Lois, arrive for President Ronald Reagan's 1985 birthday party in Los Angeles.
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