Col. Muhammed Rasoud Qandahari, one of the top Afghan army officers in the Kandahar region, speaks with a young man outside a shura, or community meeting, in Panjwaii, west of Kandahar. U.S. troops are hoping to clear the area of Taliban and let Afghan troops take over. Greg Dixon/NPR hide caption

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Near Kandahar, Key Test Of Afghan War Plan Unfolds
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Dick Cavett didn't do interviews -- he held conversations. And in the 1960s and '70s, he held conversations with the likes of Katharine Hepburn, John Lennon, Richard Nixon and Groucho Marx. Above, Cavett poses in his New York office in 1978. Carlos Rene Perez/AP hide caption

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