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Carol Burnett shares a laugh with Tim Conway during taping of her final show , in Los Angeles. Burnett, who honed her humor on Broadway and landed her own comedy show on television in 1967, will win the nation�s top humor prize. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Tuesday that Burnett will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct. 20 in Washington. A gala performance featuring top names in comedy will be taped and broadcast nationally Oct. 30 on PBS. (AP Photo/ George Brich, File)