Mark Twain Prize

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Created in 1998 by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Mark Krantz, Peter Kaminsky and Bob Kaminsky and John Schreiber, the Mark Twain prize recognizes the art of humorists who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to the distinguished 19th century novelist and essayist best known as Mark Twain.

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Mark Twain Prize

Jay Leno

Salute Jay Leno, the 17th recipient of the annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

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Mark Twain Prize

Carol Burnett

Salute comedic icon Carol Burnett, recipient of the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Hum

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Mark Twain Prize

How Did You Meet Eddie Murphy?

Dave Chappelle, Kevin Nealon, Kathy Griffin, and others tell how they met Eddie Murphy.

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Mark Twain Prize

What Show Would You Have on PBS?

Dave Chappelle and Eddie Murphy imagine what show they would have on PBS.

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