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'Rappaport' Playwright Gardner Dies

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'Rappaport' Playwright Gardner Dies

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'Rappaport' Playwright Gardner Dies

'Rappaport' Playwright Gardner Dies

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Herb Gardner, a playwright known for smart, witty comedies such as A Thousand Clowns and the Tony award-winning I'm Not Rappaport, died this week of lung disease. He was 68. NPR's Michele Norris has a remembrance.