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E-mail from Schecky Scheckman

Here's another example of worknotes that contributed to the content of The Andy Kaufman Home Page. This January 1995 e-mail from Richard "Schecky" Scheckman, a Film Editor at "Late Night with David Letterman" provided us with a glimpse of one man's view of Andy Kaufman. He recalls seeing Andy sitting by himself in an NBC waiting room, playing a game of checkers against himself. It's quite funny to read the part about Tony Clifton and to realize that even Schecky thought the February 18, 1982 appearance by Tony Clifton was Andy, when in fact it was actually Bob Zmuda. Schecky's words about Andy's passing are very poignant.