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Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

...In a 1993 interview with the AP, Williams recalled an appearance early in his career on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson." Bob Hope was also there."It was interesting," Williams said. "He was supposed to go on before me and I was...

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Finding some late-night fun and laughter in Advent

How many times did Ed McMahan make that long, drawn-out, "Heeerrrrrre's Johnny!" to introduce Johnny Carson? It became a trademark, to be aped and emulated by most subsequent late-night TV talk show announcers. It was also the signal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120100/Com_Fun.html
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This Day in History

...Congress appropriated military and economic aid for Greece and Turkey. In 1992, after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the last time. In 1997, in a case that drew national attention, Kelly Flinn...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052207/sta_20070522023.shtml
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This Day in History

...Congress appropriated military and economic aid for Greece and Turkey. In 1992, after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the last time. In 1996, President Clinton counterattacked against Republican...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052206/sta_20060522008.shtml
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This Day in History

...he and Kremlin leaders signed the SALT I arms limitation treaty. In 1992, after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's Tonight Show for the last time. In 2002, a mostly white jury in Birmingham, Alabama, convicted former...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052203/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...home run during a 162-game season, compared to Babe Ruth's 60 home runs during a 154-game season. In 1962, Johnny Carson debuted as the regular host of NBC's "Tonight" show. In 1964, the Free Speech Movement was launched at the University...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100104/sta_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...hungry and homeless. In 1992, Jay Leno made his debut as permanent host of NBC's "Tonight Show," succeeding Johnny Carson. In 1997, Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina became the longest-serving senator in U.S. history, marking...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052507/sta_20070525031.shtml
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Hitting the Mark

...television. All the news shows are pretty much talking heads. But because everyone else was just a talking head, like Johnny Carson, they found that to be my appositive, 'prop comedian Gallagher.'" Prop comedians get a pretty bad rap these days...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051806/thi_20060518014.shtml
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The Wilders take on Juneau

...ended up in a lo-fi indie-pop band called The Young Johnny Carson Story. That band played around Kansas City with Ellis...violin at a conservatory in Kansas City. The Young Johnny Carson Story and The Dhurries broke up at about the same time...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060806/thi_20060608027.shtml
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Steven Wright's Angle on the world

...delivering his one-liners at a Boston comedy club/Chinese restaurant in 1982 and booked him on "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson." The show launched his career. Wright has had cameos and roles in 18 movies, starting with "Desperately Seeking...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100302/thi_wright.shtml
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