Mark Twain Prize

Eddie Murphy: The Mark Twain Prize — Clip

Clip: Season 2015 | 2m 2s

From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, a lineup of the biggest names in comedy honored the 18th recipient of the humor prize, Eddie Murphy. In this clip, Eddie Murphy jokes that the name of the Mark Twain Prize should be clarified.

Aired: 11/23/15

Rating: NR

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Capital One® is the Presenting Sponsor of the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Major support is also provided by American Airlines.

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