Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor

Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor is an American author, storyteller, humorist, radio actor, voice actor, and radio personality. He is known as creator of the Minnesota Public Radio show 'A Prairie Home Companion' , which he hosted from 1974 to 2016. Keillor created the fictional Minnesota town Lake Wobegon, the setting of many of his books, including 'Lake Wobegon Days 'and 'Leaving Home: A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories'. Other creations include Guy Noir, a detective voiced by Keillor who appeared in 'A Prairie Home Companion' comic skits. Wikipedia*

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Garrison Keillor has 23 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Interview. The year with the most videos was 1994 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,864 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (2), Jackie Judd (2), Deborah Wiley (2). Most common tags: Washington Politics, Arts & Literature, Radio.

Appearances by Title:c. September 13, 1985 - Present Host, Prairie Home Companion, American Public Media Videos: 23

Recent Appearances

  • Garrison Keillor at the National Press Club

    Garrison Keillor at the National Press Club

    Garrison Keillor gave a National Press Club luncheon speech he entitled "Fifteen Things That Need to Change Right Away, on…

  • <em>Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues</em>

    Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues

    Bill Moyers talked with Garrison Keillor about his latest book of interviews drawn from his PBS series, “Bill Moyers Journal.” He…

  • Humor in Politics

    Humor in Politics

    Garrison Keillor discusses the role of humor and why it is a fundamental to American life. He also responded to questions from the…

  • My Life in Libraries

    My Life in Libraries

    In a speech titled, “His Life in Libraries,” Garrison Keillor talked about the importance of public libraries. Topics included a book he…

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