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Goldberg, Shaiman, Short and Walters Will Salute Crystal at Kennedy Center - New York, NY, USA - As previously reported, Tony Award winner Billy Crystal will receive the tenth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Oct. 11 at 8 PM in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

The starry list of entertainers who will salute Crystal include Bob Costas, Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Rob Reiner, Marc Shaiman, Martin Short, Barbara Walters and Robin Williams. The evening, which will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C., will air on PBS stations nationwide Nov. 12 at 9 PM ET.

The Mark Twain Prize, according to press notes, recognizes "people who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to the
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Celebrities : Barbara Walters, Martin Short, Lily Tomlin, Carl Reiner, Steve Martin, Rob Reiner, Stephen A. Schwarzman, Neil Simon, Marc Shaiman, Mark Twain, Bob Costas, Lorne Michaels, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Bob Newhart, Jimmy Fallon
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Push To Remove Mark Twain's 'The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn' From New Jersey Curriculum  CBS Philly

Push To Remove Mark Twain's 'The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn' From New Jersey Curriculum. While the book is an American classic, it has long been ...

Watch Mark Twain take on ethics, race & the Devil in this one-man psychological play  The Daily Tar Heel

The ArtsCenter in Carrboro will host “The Devil and Mark Twain,” a play written and performed by Paul Newell. The play pulls threads about ethics in race and ...

Letter to the Editor: Mark Twain would have liked Sholem Aleichem - Itemlive  Daily Item

I liked Steve Krause's article, “Twain is met in Swampscott” (The Daily Item, March 15). It advertised a lecture about Mark Twain to be given by Izzi Abrams on ...

Hucksters: The idiotic push to remove Mark Twain’s masterpiece from New Jersey public schools  New York Daily News

Two Democrats in New Jersey's state Assembly are urging school districts to stop teaching Mark Twain's “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," insisting that the ...

Swampscott library to hold lecture on history of Mark Twain - Itemlive  Daily Item

Swampscott Public Library children's room librarian Izzi Abrams will be the lecturer on the history of Mark Twain on Thursday, March 21. SWAMPSCOTT — How ...

'Huckleberry Finn' controversy resurfaces and becomes target of NJ lawmakers  TheGrio

Mark Twain's 1885 novel, “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” has for generations been the center heated debate over whether its *content* was racist, ...

Want to party with Shakespeare or Twain?  Canton Repository

JACKSON TWP. Brookside Country Club is attracting a lot of notables these days.President Donald Trump, accompanied by a phalanx of Secret *Service*, was ...

New Jersey lawmakers want to ban Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn" from school curriculum

New Jersey Assembly members Verlina Reynolds-Jackson (D-Mercer) and Jamel Holley (D-Union) are pushing a bill that would ban the Mark Twain book ...

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