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The gala night Jon Stewart got the Mark Twain Prize at Kennedy Center

Many might expect that major awards for comedy might be presented in cities known to be centers of the entertainment industry, like New York or LA. But one of America’s premier prizes for comedy, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, is presented right here in DC. The Kennedy Center has given the Mark Twain Prize to America’s top humorists who have “had an impact on American society in ways similar” to Mark Twain since 1998 (with the exceptions of 2020 and 2021, due to COVID). The Kennedy Center selected Mark Twain as the namesake of the prize given his role as a “fearless observer of society, who startled and outraged many while delighting and informing many more with his uncompromising perspective of social injustice and personal folly.”
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Jon Stewart Receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Jon Stewart, the comedian, talk show host and political influencer was honored Sunday at the Kennedy Center in New York with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. He was surrounded by a host of celebrities who paid tribute including Jimmy Kimmel and Pete Davidson. Stewart is the 23rd recipient to receive the prize for ifetime achievement in comedy.

Jon Stewart receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

April 25 (UPI) -- Jon Stewart has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, making him the 23rd recipient of the award. Stewart, who is the first to receive the award in over two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was recognized Sunday at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.