Make Em Laugh

Joan Rivers' Early Inspiration

Clip: Season 1 | 55s

Comedian Joan Rivers recalls her early inspirations towards comedy. As a young actress in college, she found no female role models, and instead admired the work of comedy legend Lenny Bruce. Conducted on November 16, 2006, this never before seen interview outtake is from the archives of the six-hour PBS comedy series MAKE ‘EM LAUGH: The Funny Business of America.

Aired: 01/08/09

Rating: NR

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