"Genteel by today's standards, Ms. Carroll's humor was radical in its day - radical, that is, in the hands of a lone woman with a microphone in front of her and an audience at her command. For a female comic to wield that sort of power was unheard of then, especially in the smoke-filled universe of nightclubs." [NYTimes]
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