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MAKERS: WOMEN WHO MAKE AMERICA

Carol Burnett

  • Aired: 02/27/2012
  • 03:58
  • Rating: NR
Carol Burnett spent the 1960s garnering acclaim for both her musical and comedic abilities. It earned her the deal that made her the first female host of a TV sketch and variety show with The Carol Burnett Show. The series’ 1967-’78 run made it the last (to date) successful prime-time variety hour and remains one of the most beloved and respected of all time.
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Carol Burnett on her barrier-breaking series, The Carol Burnett Show
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MAKERS is sponsored by Simple, a new line of facial skincare products. Foundation funding is provided by The Charles H. Revson Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Ford Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Rice Family Foundation, and The Rockefeller Foundation and others.

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