Johnny Carson papers, 1970-1992.


Johnny Carson papers, 1970-1992.

Correspondence, scripts, reports, and production files of the "Tonight Show" starring Johnny Carson broadcast on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) television network documenting Carson's affiliation with the program from October 1972 through May 1992. Reflected in the files are appearances on the show by Joey Bishop, David Brenner. Helen Gurley Brown, George Carlin, Charo, Billy Crystal, Don Ho, Bob Hope, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Jerry Lewis, Bob Newhart, Vincent Price, Charles Nelson Reilly, Joan Rivers, McLean Stevenson, and others.

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