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Cabaret Legend Bobby Short Dies at 80

Celebrated cabaret singer Bobby Short has died at the age of 80 from leukemia. NPR's Ed Gordon remembers the performer who sang for more than three decades at New York's Carlyle Hotel.

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Hard hitting, intelligent, honest, and no-nonsense describe Ed Gordon's style and approach to reporting that have made the Emmy Award-winning broadcaster one of the most respected journalists in the business today. Known for his informative on-air interaction with newsmakers, from world leaders to celebrities, the name Ed Gordon has become synonymous with the "big" interview.