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November 17, 1991
The difference between being informed and uninformed is that the uninformed are not as confused. SEAMAN JACOBS, Beverly Hills
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April 15, 2008 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Seaman Jacobs, 96, a veteran comedy writer who worked for legendary Hollywood entertainers, died April 8 of cardiac arrest at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. In a career spanning more than half a century, Jacobs wrote for, among others, Bob Hope, George Burns, Lucille Ball, Danny Thomas and Johnny Carson. He shared a Writers Guild of America award for his work on television's "The George Burns One-Man Show" with frequent writing partners Fred S. Fox and Elon Packard. A native of Kingston, N.Y., Jacobs graduated from Syracuse University, starting his writing career at the school's humor magazine.
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October 21, 1993
Los Angeles' "first major storm of the season" (Oct. 15) must have had a press agent. SEAMAN JACOBS Beverly Hills
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January 10, 1995
I'll never say anything to discredit Newt Gingrich. I'll leave that to Newt. SEAMAN JACOBS Beverly Hills
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January 10, 1995
I'll never say anything to discredit Newt Gingrich. I'll leave that to Newt. SEAMAN JACOBS Beverly Hills
MAGAZINE
March 8, 1987
We enjoyed your profile of Hope and would have enjoyed it even more if our names had been included with the other writers of his TV specials, which we've co-written for the last eight years. Fred S. Fox Seaman Jacobs Burbank
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April 15, 2008 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Seaman Jacobs, 96, a veteran comedy writer who worked for legendary Hollywood entertainers, died April 8 of cardiac arrest at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. In a career spanning more than half a century, Jacobs wrote for, among others, Bob Hope, George Burns, Lucille Ball, Danny Thomas and Johnny Carson. He shared a Writers Guild of America award for his work on television's "The George Burns One-Man Show" with frequent writing partners Fred S. Fox and Elon Packard. A native of Kingston, N.Y., Jacobs graduated from Syracuse University, starting his writing career at the school's humor magazine.
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January 2, 1992
Commonwealth is a misnomer for the Soviet alliance. More fitting, unfortunately, would be commonpoor. SEAMAN JACOBS Beverly Hills
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May 13, 1991
The Iraqis found somebody they could beat: other Iraqis. It's a case of "Hail, Saddam, the conquering loser!" SEAMAN JACOBS, Beverly Hills
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February 10, 1992
I think my bank is in trouble. Their 1992 calendar only goes up to September. SEAMAN JACOBS, Beverly Hills
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October 21, 1993
Los Angeles' "first major storm of the season" (Oct. 15) must have had a press agent. SEAMAN JACOBS Beverly Hills
OPINION
November 17, 1991
The difference between being informed and uninformed is that the uninformed are not as confused. SEAMAN JACOBS, Beverly Hills
MAGAZINE
March 8, 1987
We enjoyed your profile of Hope and would have enjoyed it even more if our names had been included with the other writers of his TV specials, which we've co-written for the last eight years. Fred S. Fox Seaman Jacobs Burbank
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May 17, 1996
I tried to get in to see "Twister," but was blown back before I could get to the lobby. SEAMAN JACOBS Beverly Hills
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March 29, 1995
You can't say the Republican hopefuls for President aren't giving us a choice. It's either right, far right or out of sight. SEAMAN JACOBS Beverly Hills
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