Johnny Carson

The Leonard Lopate Show

Watch: Joan Rivers and Henry Bushkin on Johnny Carson's Dark Side

Friday, January 10, 2014

Joan Rivers talks with Henry Bushkin, who was Johnny Carson’s lawyer, wingman, fixer, and confidant, about their experiences working with the King of Late Night. Bushkin is the author of  Johnny Carson.


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Hear Joan Rivers Guest Hosting on WNYC!

Friday, January 10, 2014

Joan Rivers fills in for Leonard Lopate! She talks with Henry Bushkin about his time as Johnny Carson’s lawyer and confidant. Margie Stern describes her work helping underprivileged children. Adrian Levy tells the story of what happened inside Mumbai’s Taj Hotel during the 68-hour siege in November 2008. And Joan Rivers will trade notes with comedians Deon Cole, Billy Eichner, and Reza Farahan.


Martina Arroyo, Kennedy Center Honoree

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Recent Kennedy Center Honors recipient Martina Arroyo is known for her rich timbre, but, descriptions of the soprano's personality are just as vibrant. Listen to the archived show.

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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.

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