SNL Transcripts: Ron Nessen: 04/17/76: Press Secretaries Through History


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 Saturday Night Live Transcripts

  Season 1: Episode 17

75q: Ron Nessen / Patti Smith

Press Secretaries Through History

Leonid Pushnev…..Ron Nessen

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Announcer: And now: Leonid Pushnev, Press Secretary for Czarina Catherine the Great.

[ dissolve to Leonid Pushnev ]

Leonid Pushnev: Comrades to the Press… I have a tragic announcement to make. Catherine the Great, her Imperial highness, Queen of all Russia… Catherine the Great has been KILLED in a riding accident. We don’t really have any other details, except that she died in the saddle… and, from now on, wll be referred to as Catherine the Mashed. Thank you.

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King has directed fourteen seasons of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him ten Emmys and fourteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for fifteen DGA Awards and won in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

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