Achievers: Preacher's Kid

At 90, Art Linkletter is still thriving by doing the darndest things

The visitor expects something more corporate--an imposing suite behind double-glass doors perhaps, with LINKLETTER ENTERPRISES in gold lettering--not this small cluster of modest offices on the second floor of a building in lower Beverly Hills, Calif. And especially not in this building--the headquarters of Larry Flynt Publica-tions. Art Linkletter, who has made a career of wholesome family fare, a tenant of the publisher of Hustler magazine? He has no problem with Flynt's being his landlord, though he is not a subscriber. "If people want to read the stuff, that's their business," he says. "But I'm still the preacher's kid."


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