Ellen Degeneres Named Mark Twain Prize Recipient

Ellen DeGeneres, the award-winning comedian and talk show host, has been selected by the Kennedy Center to receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Ellen, as she is known to the millions who watch her syndicated talk show, had this to say about the award. Read full article >>

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