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February 24, 2021
Nebraska News
Nebraska News
Johnny Carson's comedy-writing audio thesis
Johnny Carson during his college days at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Photo courtesy of UNL.
(NET Radio) - A 58-year-old recording made by comedian Johnny Carson is being made available to the public. Carson, who was born in Iowa and grew up in Norfolk, made the recording while working on his bachelor of arts degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1949.

Johnny Carson's thesis, "How to Write Comedy for Radio" can be heard in its entirety at the Digital Commons at UNL.
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