The Great One- Jackie Gleason

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One of the greatest American enter-tainers of all time: Stand up comic, situation comedian, dramatic actor, writer, director and producer, and arranger of music . He appeared in vaudeville, night clubs, Broadway, was a stock player for Warner Broth-ers, and became a television icon, noted for the Honeymooners and the Jackie Gleason Show. "You have to have luck. If anyone thinks they can make it on their talent alone, they're nuts. And you can't credit for that talent . . . it's a gift from God." Indeed, The Great One.

Mark Albertson is the historical research editor for the Army Aviation magazine, and the historian for the Army Aviation Association of America. He has taught classes on military history at Norwalk Community College as well as the Lifetime Learners Institute. Albertson has authored several books on military history.

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