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Carson's Last Night #586699

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(In beautiful downtown Burbank: Keith Morrison) The last day for Johnny Carson on "The Tonight Show" featured; scenes shown from outside and inside the studio. [At his parking spot, CARSON - jokes with the crowd.] [Waiting for tickets outside, FANS - comment.] [Johnny's band leader Doc SEVERINSEN, commercial administrator Leslie SCHULTZ, sidekick Ed McMAHON, producer Fred DeCORDOVA, executive producer Peter LASSALLY, researcher Denise SOULAM, assistant talent coordinator Joyce ESTRIN - comment.] Famous tomahawk throw by actor Ed Ames and clips from Johnny's past shown. [On last night's show, Bette MIDLER - sings farewell.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Carson's approach to comedy reviewed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Morrison, Keith

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