"People Are Funny" host, Art Linkletter dies

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Posted: May 26, 2010 2:31 PM by Brian Waldrep
Source: Associated Press

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Art Linkletter, who hosted the popular TV shows "People Are Funny" and "House Party" in the 1950s and 1960s, has died.

Family members say Linkletter died at his home in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles.

Linkletter also became an outspoken anti-drug crusader after his daugter's suicide, which he blamed on LSD.

Art Linkletter was 97.

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