Nightly News   |  May 22, 2013

Honoring Carole and Carol

Singer-songwriter Carole King is receiving the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress and actress and comedian Carol Burnett will receive the 2013 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> tonight, two talented women named carol are in the news for honors they are receiving t. carol king has received the gershwin prize from the library of congress for popular songwriting from her extraordinary body of work starting with "up on the roof," you've got a friend, will you still love me tomorrow , a huge list of contributions. and the great carol burnett will receive the mark twain prize for american humor to go with her 25 emmys and eight golden globes . the prize will be held out in october at the kennedy secenter in