The National Comedy Center’s panel discussion, “Satire & Democracy: Empowering the Citizenry with Comedy,” aired as part of a special week of election programming on SiriusXM Comedy Greats on October 19, 2016.
The panel honors the impact of the late George Carlin, and features Lewis Black, Robert Klein, Larry Wilmore, Lizz Winstead, Kelly Carlin, and moderator Kilph Nesteroff.
For more information and photos from the panel, which was part of a program that commemorated the National Comedy Center’s acquisition of George Carlin’s extensive archives, visit www.comedycenter.org/carlin-archive.
The National Comedy Center, Inc. embodies Lucille Ball’s original vision for her hometown of Jamestown, NY. The non-profit cultural institution is a $50 million project funded by public-private partnership and to date has been awarded more than $3.5 million from New York State, Empire State Development and I Love NY™. Design of the immersive, interactive visitor experience has been provided by renowned creative firm Jack Rouse Associates and interactive specialist Local Projects, who was recently awarded a Cannes International Creativity award for its work on the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.