When David Letterman announced his retirement last year, it wasn’t shocking, staffer Mike McIntee says. “Everybody knew it was coming.”
When Sioux City’s CBS affiliate decided not to air “The Late Show with David Letterman” in 1993, the snarky talk show host didn’t retreat. He turned to his staff and said, “How can we make this funny?”
Bruce Miller addresses a rally at City Hall urging Bruce Lewis, manager of KMEG, to add “The Late Show with David Letterman” to its lineup.
Bruce Miller speaks at a rally to celebrate the addition of "The Late Show with David Letterman” to the KMEG late-night lineup. The old City Hall building was designated the official “Home Office” for the talk show after Letterman included it in his nightly “Top 10” list.
Activity is shown during a "home office" party to honor honorary Sioux Citian David Letterman held Oct. 6, 1993.
Activity is shown during a "home office" party to honor honorary Sioux Citian David Letterman held Oct., 6, 1993, in Sioux City, Iowa.
Sioux City mayor Jim Wharton poses with a cardboard cutout of honorary Sioux Cityan David Letterman during a "Home Office" party Oct., 6, 1993.
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No. 98 tie: "Late Night with David Letterman" -- Comedian Richard Pryor shares a laugh with David Letterman during the "David Letterman Show" in New York January 15, 1987. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan)
PASADENA, Calif. — Three years after an extortion scandal that led him to bare his infidelities, David Letterman said he sees a psychiatrist once a week to try to be the person that he believed he was.