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Carson Death #777803

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 23, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Burbank: James Hattori) The reaction to the death of comedian Johnny Carson featured; "The Tonight Show" film clips shown. [In New York City, MAN; in Las Vegas, WOMAN; media critic Howard ROSENBERG†; via phone, actor Mickey ROONEY†- remember Carson.] Statements from sidekick Ed McMahon, NBC Universal CEO Bob Wright†, comedians Jay Leno & David Letterman quoted.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Carson's final broadcast on May 22, 1992, recalled; several clips shown.

Seigenthaler, John;
Hattori, James

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