October 20, 2021
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Mark Twain Prize creator speaks on the value of humor in politics

He’s been there as Eddie Murphy yukked it up in the Oval Office with President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaLobbying world It’s time to enact reforms to curb executive branch abuses Biden administration proposes rule reinstating DACA MORE, and he came to the rescue amid a bodyguard-related White House snafu involving Paul McCartney, but now the co-creator of the famed Mark Twain Prize is ready to spill the behind-the-scenes beans on what happens when comedians have brought the wisecracks to Washington.

Cappy McGarr details the 23-year history of the Kennedy Center’s prestigious comedy award — which has honored A-listers including Dave Chappelle, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Letterman and Bill Murray in recent years — in his new book, which comes with a tongue-in-cheek title: “The Man Who Made Mark Twain Famous.”

McGarr’s memoir follows the Texas native’s comedy-infused career…

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