Carol Burnett is honored with the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Among those paying tribute: Julie Andrews; Lucie Arnaz; Tony Bennett; Tim Conway; Tina Fey; Rashida Jones; Vicki Lawrence; Amy Poehler; Maya Rudolph; Martin Short; and Rosemary Watson. From the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
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