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Tim Reid and Tom Dreesen on NPR

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Comedians Tim Reid and Tom Dreesen, authors of Tim and Tom: An American Comedy in Black and White, were interviewed Wednesday on NPR’s News & Notes. In the interview Tim and Tom join host Tony Cox to talk about the trials and tribulations they faced touring the country in the late 60’s as the nation’s first—and last—interracial comedy duo, as well as some of their more recent experiences touring with their new book. Listen to the archived audio of the interview on the NPR website or see the video on the News & Views blog. We have an excerpt from the book.