Johnny Carson and Political Humor

Johnny Carson hosted The Tonight Show from 1962 to 1992 - with millions of Americans tuning in each night. Stephen Farnsworth examined Carson’s use of… read more

Johnny Carson hosted The Tonight Show from 1962 to 1992 - with millions of Americans tuning in each night. Stephen Farnsworth examined Carson’s use of political humor and how it shaped the narrative on political issues. This talk was part of the “Great Lives” lecture series - presented by the University of Mary Washington who also provided the video. close

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  • William Crawley Director University of Mary Washington->Great Lives Lecture Series
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Johnny Carson and Political Humor

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Program ID:
509283-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 27, 2021 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 2021 | 9:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 27, 2021 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2021 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2021 | 11:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2021 | 5:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2021 | 10:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2021 | 4:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2021 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2021 | 10:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2021 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2021 | 9:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3