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'Goodness and humor' celebrated as 'Sesame Street' turns 50

 

November 6, 2019



NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, beloved entertainer Carol Burnett appeared on the very first broadcast of a quirky TV program that featured a bunch of furry puppets.

"Wow, Wanda the Witch is weird," Burnett commented. And then — poof — she was gone.

That show was "Sesame Street" and Burnett, like a lot of kids, was instantly hooked. She would return to the show multiple times, including visits to demonstrate to pre-school viewers where her nose was and to smooch a rubber duckie.

"I was a big fan. I would have done anything they wanted me to do," she said. "I loved being exposed to al...



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