Show Business: Facing the Music

"Don't make the mistake of thinking those TV cameras are branches of the United States Mint. Dollar bills don't come out of them like bread from a bakery oven." This advice by Disk Jockey Dick Clark appears in a new book, Your Happiest Years (Rosho Corp.; $2.95), aiming sound moral advice at teenagers. Yet in a mere three years, ever since he took over the local Philadelphia show that grew into ABC's American Bandstand, Dick Clark has found plenty of bread in the oven. Among the loaves: three other ABC shows, an advice-to-teeners...

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