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Something to laugh about

From Jeanne Moos
CNN

(CNN) -- In the immediate aftermath of the September 11 attacks, nothing seemed funny.

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CNN's Jeanne Moos found out that some Americans are in dire need of something to laugh about (October 3)

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People walked around in shock. Not even comedians could summon a laugh. On his first show back, David Letterman gave a heartfelt, thoughtful speech about the tragedy, and his fellow late-night funnymen followed suit.

But, to paraphrase the Book of Ecclesiastes, there is a time to cry, and a time to laugh. Gradually, Americans are finding comedy in their lives once more -- though they're doing so a little more soberly.

CNN's Jeanne Moos takes a look at a country learning to laugh again.



 
 
 
 



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