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Clowns Are No Laughing Matter These Days

Once upon a time, clowns were benevolent figures of laughter and joy. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, American children followed the animated antics of the Bozo the Clown on television each week. The cartoons were introduced by local presenters made up as the carrot-topped Bozo. One was Willard Scott, later to become weatherman…