Jonathan Winters

  • April 12, 2013   BY Murrey Jacobson  

    Tributes are pouring in for comedian Jonathan Winters, who died Thursday at age 87. Watch Jim Lehrer’s interview with Winters after he received the 1999 Mark Twain Prize from the Kennedy Center. This interview originally aired Oct. 21, 1999.
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  • April 12, 2013  

    Pioneering comic Jonathan Winters brought his own brand of wild, improvisational stand-up to television in the 1950s, and continued to perform for nearly five decades. Winters died Thursday at the age of 87. Jeffrey Brown remembers the comedian with a look back at his career and an interview excerpt with Jim Lehrer from 1999. Continue reading

  • October 21, 1999  

    Jim Lehrer talks to comedian Jonathan Winters, the 1999 winner of the Mark Twain Prize from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, after a background report. Continue reading