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Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney on WTTW's Chicago Tonight in 2003

From the Archive: Caroll Spinney, Big Bird's Performer

Daniel Hautzinger

Caroll Spinney, who performed Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street for almost 50 years, died at the age of 85 on Sunday. Revisit a 2003 interview with him on Chicago Tonight where he tells memorable stories, like the time he got in an argument with Mister Rogers. 
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