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Conan O’Brien to headline White House Correspondents’ Assn. dinner

Mr. O’Brien is going to Washington.

Conan O’Brien has been selected to headline the White House Correspondents’ Assn.'s annual dinner.

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It will be the second time that O’Brien, who hosts the TBS late-night show “Conan,” has performed at the event, which will be held April 27. O’Brien appeared at the 1995 dinner when he was starting his 16-year-run on NBC’s “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.”

“Conan is one of television’s most innovative and influential talents, and I am absolutely thrilled that he has agreed to be this year’s featured act,” said association President Ed Henry in a statement.

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