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Remembering a time before 'Tonight' left New York

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NEW YORK (AP) — Here's one of countless punch lines at NBC's expense: On returning from vacation, our "Tonight" show host tells of being warmly greeted at the airport by the network boss — "just before he put my shackles back on." Sound familiar? Well, this wisecrack was lobbed by Johnny Carson in a monologue that aired nearly 50 years ago. Compare it to one of the multitude of jokes from...

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