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The Kennedy Center Presents: The 2006 Mark Twain Prize (Neil Simon)

A celebration of Neil Simon, one of America's foremost playwrights, humorists and screenwriters. Taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the 90-minute special features tributes and comic testimonials from a star-studded cast of Simon's friends and colleagues including Jason Alexander, Christina Applegate, Lucie Arnaz, Richard Dreyfuss, Patricia Heaton, Jane Kaczmarek, Robert Klein, Nathan Lane, Robert Redford and Paul Reiser. The program will also include an assortment of classic film clips from Simon’s career.

Monday, November 20, 2006, at 9 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.

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Neil Simon, during his acceptance speech for the 2006 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Credit: Scott Suchman

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Credit: Photo courtesy Neil Simon

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Credit: Photo courtesy Neil Simon

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Credit: Photo courtesy Neil Simon