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Remembering Carol Channing, theater star who didn’t let life pass her by

Carol Channing passed away Tuesday at the age of 97. The Broadway legend won fame as Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" and performed it more than 5,000 times.

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  • Judy Woodruff:

    Broadway legend Carol Channing passed away early today in Rancho Mirage, California.

    Channing won fame as Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" And she performed it more than 5,000 times over the years.

    At the 1971 Tony Awards, in character, she sang "Before the Parade Passes By."

    (SINGING)

  • Judy Woodruff:

    "Hello, Dolly!"

    Carol Channing was 97 years old.

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