American Masters

Betty White talks about funny women in comedy history

Special | 12m 12s  | Video has closed captioning.

On May 29, 2007, comedian Betty White discussed the groundbreaking work of Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball. She delves into the history of women in comedy in this extended outtake originally conducted for "American Masters - Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character" (2007).

Aired: 02/25/22

Rating: NR

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