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Remembering Elaine Stritch -- formidable, fun and candid
Remembering Elaine Stritch -- formidable, fun and candid

Elaine Stritch, who died Thursday at the age of 89, was a formidable interview when we chatted on the phone in February about the candid documentary "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me." But she was a formidable talent. Her career spanned 60 years. She introduced "The Ladies Who Lunch" on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim's landmark musical "Company." She electrified audiences in her Tony Award-winning one-woman show "Elaine Stritch at Liberty." And she acquired a whole new generation of fans as Alec Baldwin's acerbic mother on "30 Rock." Though she wasn't feeling well, Stritch didn't disappoint during the conversation -- she was...

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