Thursday, August 7, 2014

Johnny Carson

Title: Johnny Carson
Author: Henry Bushkin
Location: 1st Floor, McNaughton
Rating: Highly Recommended
Review: Based on what I had read about Carson before, I believe about 95% of this account by his longtime attorney Henry Bushkin. I feel that Bushkin inflated his importance slightly. Bushkin self-labels himself; Johnny’s ego picker-upper, legal advisor, enforcer, best friend and problem fixer. Because Carson was temperamental, a lot of problems cropped up. I learned the other side of the story about Johnny’s dispute with Wayne Newton (which Newton has told his side for years). Enjoyable read about the King of Late Night.
Submitted By: Linda Corcoran
Department: Anderson Center
Status: Staff/Administrator

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