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Jon Stewart Receives Mark Twain Humor Prize

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On Saturday night he received prize for his comedy

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Stewart was  the 23rd person who receive the prize

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“Just so long as it’s funny.” “I’m excited about Jon Stewart for his humor of course,” Pelosi said

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Previous to Stewart’s big night, the last person who receive that prize was Chapelle

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Presidential biographer Jon Meacham paid tribute to Stewart by describing him as a "comedian with a conscience" 

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"Most comedians make jokes, but Jon, you make a difference”

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By accepting the award, Stewart began his speech by talking openly about his family, and his mother

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However, The 2022 Mark Twain Prize ceremony will be broadcast June 21 on PBS