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As ‘Doonesbury’ turns 50, Harry Smith talks to creator Garry Trudeau


“Doonesbury,” the first daily comic strip to win a Pulitzer Prize, is turning 50. Marking the occasion, TODAY’s Harry Smith spoke with the groundbreaking strip’s creator, Garry Trudeau. “I was seen as daring when it was really poor risk assessment on my part,” Trudeau says wryly.