Comedian Phyllis Diller dies at 95

With her trademark cackle, Diller helped pave the way for female comedians.

In this in this March 18, 1966 file photo, comedian Phyllis Diller models one of her 300 hats in Hollywood, Calif. Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at age 95 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/File)

In this in this March 18, 1966 file photo, comedian Phyllis Diller models one of her 300 hats in Hollywood, Calif. Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at age 95 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/File)

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