Billy Crystal: The Tenth Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
A celebration of Billy Crystal, who has created one of the most versatile and prolific careers in the entertainment industry, finding success in front of the camera, as a performer in film and television, and behind the scenes as a writer director and producer. Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 11, the 90-minute special features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast of Crystal’s friends and colleagues including Bob Costas, Robert DeNiro, Danny DeVito, Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, John Goodman, Jon Lovitz, Madeleine Peyroux, Rob Reiner, Martin Short, Barbara Walters and Robin Williams. The program will also include an assortment of classic film clips from Crystal’s career.
Airs Monday, November 12, 2007, at 9 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.