Bob Newhart, an Unbuttoned 'American Master' Alex Chadwick chats with legendary comedian, writer and actor Bob Newhart, who will be profiled in a career retrospective airing Wednesday night on PBS.
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Bob Newhart, an Unbuttoned 'American Master'

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Bob Newhart, an Unbuttoned 'American Master'

Bob Newhart, an Unbuttoned 'American Master'

Bob Newhart, an Unbuttoned 'American Master'

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Web Extra: Hear "Abe Lincoln vs. Madison Avenue" from Bob Newhart's 1960 album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart

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Bob Newhart talks to Alex Chadwick at the comic's Southern California home. Neal Carruth, NPR hide caption

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Alex Chadwick chats with legendary comedian, writer and actor Bob Newhart, who will be featured in American Masters: Bob Newhart Unbuttoned, airing Wednesday night on PBS.