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    Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers' "False Starts"

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    Joan Rivers' "False Starts"

    Rivers began her career in a period when female performers were given rigid expectations.

    Joan Rivers' "False Starts"

    Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers' Early Inspiration

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    Joan Rivers' Early Inspiration

    Comedian Joan Rivers recalls her early inspirations towards comedy.

    Joan Rivers' Early Inspiration

    Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers on Second City

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    Joan Rivers on Second City

    Rivers recalls her experiences as a member of The Second City improvisational comedy team.

    Joan Rivers on Second City

    Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers on Comedic Success

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    Joan Rivers on Comedic Success

    Joan Rivers outlines a guide to success in the entertainment industry in the late 1960’s.

    Joan Rivers on Comedic Success

    Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers on Audience Flops

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    Joan Rivers on Audience Flops

    Joan recounts a tepid audience response to her more taboo material.

    Joan Rivers on Audience Flops

    Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers on her Contemporaries

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    Joan Rivers on her Contemporaries

    Rivers and her cohort were the 1st generation of American-born comedians.

    Joan Rivers on her Contemporaries

    Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers: Road Comic

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    Joan Rivers: Road Comic

    Joan Rivers recalls her experience as a young comedian on the road.

    Joan Rivers: Road Comic

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