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Comedian Bob Hope Dies at 100

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Comedian Bob Hope Dies at 100

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Comedian Bob Hope Dies at 100

Comedian Bob Hope Dies at 100

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Bob Hope, master of the one-liner and world-famous comedian, dies of pneumonia at 100. A star in vaudeville, radio, television and film, Hope helped define the monologue. NPR's Lynn Neary asks visitors at the Library of Congress' Bob Hope exhibit for their thoughts on Hope's passing. And NPR's Michele Norris talks with longtime Hope writer Larry Gelbart.

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