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Working with Johnny Carson

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Henry Bushkin talks about his years working with the King of Late Night, Johnny Carson. In his biography Johnny Carson, Bushkin writes of being hired by Carson as his lawyer in 1970 and becoming Carson’s wingman, fixer, and closest confidant.

Guests:

Henry Bushkin

Comments [2]

John A

I remember Johnny experimenting with a beard and an LSD-influenced backdrop sometime in the 1984/1985 timeframe. Been looking for photo documentation ever since.

Oct. 15 2013 01:02 PM
michael from manhattan

I'm surprised "the Bombastic Bushkin" has written a book about Johnny Carson. He comes off looking pretty bad in the PBS American Masters documentary about Carson, apparently as a result of bad investments made by Bushkin with Carson's cash -- the resulting failure was seen as a betrayal by Carson that ended their friendship.

Oct. 15 2013 12:38 PM

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