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November 8, 1956 was a very busy day for Billie Holiday. She was making the rounds on television and radio to promote her book and upcoming November 10th concert at Carnegie Hall, which would become a huge success. She appeared on Mike Wallace's Night Beat television program on ABC, Steve Allen's Tonight Show on NBC, and in this video, on Tex McCleary's Peacock Alley on NBC.

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Although I enjoyed working with Oscar and Norman, and dining out at restaurants where supper cost more than double my monthly mortgage payments, I couldn’t relax and be myself. I was a little out of my depth and my working class upbringing hadn’t educated me to wine and dine with the (extremely) rich and famous.
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