[78-L] 1st Family

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Sun Mar 7 19:41:59 PST 2010

Steven C. Barr wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Taylor Bowie" <bowiebks at isomedia.com>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "martha" <MLK402 at verizon.net>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> As well, JFK's notable "accent" made
>>>> it quite easy to parody his speech patterns; OTOH, virtually all of the
>>>> previous presidents had the hopelessly-bland sound of the "midwest"..
>>> Well, Ike and Harry, but surely not FDR
>> Nor Coolidge for that matter...so I'm wondering what Steve means by
>> "virtually all the previous presidents"?  Are any of them on record before
>> McKinley?  Teddy R and Wilson sure didn't have bland mid-Western voices
>> either.
> True, they may NOT have had such; however, the concept of parodying
> existing politicians by their "opponents" had yet to arise then...?!
> Steven C. Barr 
Harry Truman did a passable imitation of H. V. Kaltenborn which is on record 
(and his daughter did a less than passable imitation of a singer).

Hey, what comedy album features a stinging caricature of an ex President and is 
NOT political comedy? Hint..I've already identified him.


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