I cringe each time guests appear on...

I cringe each time guests appear on nation-wide television talk shows looking like slobs, wearing hats, baggy jeans and slouch in their seats. It shows a lack of basic courtesy, respect and good manners, an attitude that has permeated the little screen.

I always look forward to actor Tony Randall's infrequent guest visits on "The Tonight Show" (NBC). He is a classy gentleman (as are Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon), who dresses impeccably and is articulate and intelligent. And he isn't always talking about himself, his latest role or book.

Ruth Hanna, Culver City

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