Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : Comedian Joan Rivers dies at 81

January 23, 2018

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Comedian Joan Rivers, center, holds up a poster of Jack Paar, former host of NBC's "Tonight Show," which was given to her by the cast of National Lampoon's "Class of ?86" in New York, June 5, 1986. Rivers will host her own late night talk show this fall, competing with the "Tonight Show" and current host Johnny Carson. With Rivers are from left: Annie Golden, Rodger Bumpus, Tommy Koenig, Veanne Cox, John Michaels Higgins, and Brian Brucker O?Connor.

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Comedian Joan Rivers, center, holds up a poster of Jack Paar, former host of NBC's "Tonight Show," which was given to her by the cast of National Lampoon's "Class of ?86" in New York, June 5, 1986. Rivers will host her own late night talk show this fall, competing with the "Tonight Show" and current host Johnny Carson. With Rivers are from left: Annie Golden, Rodger Bumpus, Tommy Koenig, Veanne Cox, John Michaels Higgins, and Brian Brucker O?Connor.