David Letterman says ‘thank you and goodnight’ after 33 years on air

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NEW YORK (AP) — After more than 6,000 broadcasts, David Letterman ran some 17 minutes over the time for his usual hour-long "Late Show."

CBS says it plans to let the finale go long without cutting it.

Comedy stars from Steve Martin to Tina Fey and the rock band Foo Fighters ushered Letterman into retirement after 33 years on CBS and NBC.

WGN's Dean Richards was in the crowd at the Ed Sullivan Theater and has a recap

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