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Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

...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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/comedian-robin-williams-dead
Johnny Carson shares relationship with hometown

NORFOLK, Neb. -- Johnny Carson's name is still uttered daily...Cancer Center, the high school's Johnny Carson Theater, the Norfolk Public Library...13th Street - informally named Johnny Carson Boulevard. Most residents were...

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Quotations on Johnny Carson's death

...of former "Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson: "It's a sad day for his family...the entertainment community, Johnny Carson shared his spirit and laughter...Comedian Rosie O'Donnell. "Johnny Carson was the public face of American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/24/ent_440786.shtml
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Johnny Carson dies at 79

LOS ANGELES - Johnny Carson, the quick-witted "Tonight Show...NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson." Carson choose to let "Tonight...1954), the variety show "The Johnny Carson Show" (1955-56), the game show...

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Celebrities remember Johnny Carson

LOS ANGELES - Stars who spent time on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show couch came away with a shared insight...and serving as ever-reliable straight man. "Johnny Carson was a man I considered like a brother to me," Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/25/ent_440869.shtml
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McMahon to write memoir about his pal, Johnny Carson

NEW YORK - Ed McMahon, the longtime sidekick of "Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson, is writing a memoir, titled, of course, "Here's Johnny!" "The stories he shares, with Johnny's blessing given before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/01/art_449011.shtml
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Barrow conspicuous by his absence

Ed McMahon used to introduce Johnny Carson by saying "Heeeeeere's Johnny!" Wheeeeeere's John Barrow? We have a congressman, and I don't know where he is! Does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/12/let_544103.shtml
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Carson recalled as master of his TV craft

LOS ANGELES - Stars who spent time on Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show" couch came away with a shared insight...and serving as ever-reliable straight man. "Johnny Carson was a man I considered like a brother to me," McMahon...

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Leno says time is right to pass 'Tonight Show' torch

...which draws to a close Thursday.Instead, he relies on numbers to tell the story. Leno's tenure is second only to Johnny Carson's 30 years; Tonight was No. 1 among viewers when he took it over and will be when he hands it off to Late Night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-02-03/leno-says-time-right-pass-tonight-s
Smithsonian explores 'cool' from Whitman to Jay-Z

...instant visual recognition, and have a recognized and lasting cultural legacy.Jon Stewart was chosen over someone like Johnny Carson because Stewart's signature style for satire and comedy is an original that's been emulated in Egypt and beyond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-02-17/smithsonian-explores-coo