- Newsmaker: President Bush Addresses Joint Session of Congress - President Bush will lay out his 1.9 trillion-dollar budget tonight before a joint session of Congress. The Los Angeles Times' Ron Brownstein speculates that Bush will use the spotlight to generate public support for a tax cut, lay the groundwork for social security reform and discuss his approach to debt reduction.
- Reporter's Notebook: Carl Reiner Awarded Mark Twain Prize for Humor Tomorrow night, PBS broadcasts a special Kennedy Center presentation of the Mark Twain Prize for humor, which was awarded last fall. Carl Reiner, who was honored for a lifetime of comedy, reminisces about Rob and Laura Petry, Mel Brooks, the 2000 year-old man, Mark Twain - and why we laugh.
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