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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Jim Henson: Sesame Street

Jim Henson, 1990

The educational children’s television program Sesame Street debuted on this day, November 10, in 1969, and featured Jim Henson’s Muppets. Sesame Street would go on to win multiple awards: as of 2014, Sesame Street has won 167 Emmy Awards and 8 Grammy Awards, more than any other children’s show.

Jim Henson was photographed in 1990, and his portrait was published in American Legends.

Yousuf Karsh with Kermit the Frog and Jim Henson, 1990