Johnny Carson As George Washington At The First Press Conference (1977)

Here`s Johnny Carson as George Washington, if Washington had had to face a modern (Carter-era) press conference.

In 1977, it wasn`t called “Presidents` Day”, it was George Washington`s Birthday. (Still the official name.) The jokes he makes about the First President`s owning slaves would be impossible today, as would the incident where a man dressed as an Indian bursts in at the end and offers campaign wampum.