Colbert Report

2005, TV Show

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Latest Episode: The Colbert Report 8/7/2014

Aug 07, 2014 Season 10 Episode 142 watch on (Paid)

Stephen talks to Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of the international hospitality site Airbnb.

The Colbert Report 12/16/09

Dec 16, 2009 Season 5 Episode 161

Two legendary news correspondents clash heads when Tom Brokaw enters the Colbert Nation.
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The Colbert Report 12/15/09

Dec 15, 2009 Season 5 Episode 160

Alicia Keys sits down with Stephen to talk about her new album "The Element of the Freedom," and attempts to teach Stephen the art of soul.
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The Colbert Report 12/14/09

Dec 14, 2009 Season 5 Episode 159

Iconic rapper Snoop Dogg and Olympic Speedskater Katherine Reutter join Stephen on the Report.
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The Colbert Report 12/10/09

Dec 10, 2009 Season 5 Episode 158

CBS News’ Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Lara Logan steps into sovereign Colbert Nation territory.
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The Colbert Report 12/9/09

Dec 09, 2009 Season 5 Episode 157

Stephen sits down for an interview with Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi about his recent article on Goldman Sachs.
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The Colbert Report 12/8/09

Dec 08, 2009 Season 5 Episode 156

Senator Bernie Sanders and the founder of conservapedia.com Andy Schlafly pay a visit to the Colbert Nation.
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The Colbert Report 12/7/09

Dec 07, 2009 Season 5 Episode 155

Bill T. Jones, the Director and Choreographer of Broadway Musical “FELA!” joins Stephen on the Report.
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The Colbert Report 12/3/09

Dec 03, 2009 Season 5 Episode 154

Stephen warmly welcomes Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to Colbert Nation territory.
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The Colbert Report 12/2/09

Dec 02, 2009 Season 5 Episode 153

Craig Watkins, the Dallas County District Attorney drops by the studio to chat with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 12/1/09

Dec 01, 2009 Season 5 Episode 152

Stephen welcomes Vatican Astronomer Guy Consolmagno and author Sherman Alexie to the Report.
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The Colbert Report 11/30/09

Nov 30, 2009 Season 5 Episode 151

Dan Esty, the Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy and Cevin Soling, documentary Director of "The War on Kids" pay a visit to the Report.
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The Colbert Report 11/19/09

Nov 19, 2009 Season 5 Episode 150

John Pike, the founder of GlobalSecurity.org and singer-songwriter legend, Elvis Costello stops by the show to pay tribute to the Colbert legacy.
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The Colbert Report 11/18/09

Nov 18, 2009 Season 5 Episode 149

Stephen taps into his musical side as he interviews Norah Jones about her new album "The Fall."
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The Colbert Report 11/17/09

Nov 17, 2009 Season 5 Episode 148

Stephen interviews writer Malcolm Gladwell, and talks about his new book “What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures,” a collection of his best articles and stories he wrote for The New Yorker.
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The Colbert Report 11/16/09

Nov 16, 2009 Season 5 Episode 147

Author Paul Goldberger sits down with Stephen to talk about the importance of architecture in America as discussed in his new book "Why Architecture Matters."
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The Colbert Report 11/12/09

Nov 12, 2009 Season 5 Episode 146

Actor Woody Harrelson stops by the Colbert Report to talk to Stephen about his new movie "The Messenger."
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The Colbert Report 11/11/09

Nov 11, 2009 Season 5 Episode 145

Author Christopher Caldwell stops by the show to tell Stephen all about his new book "Reflections on the Revolution in Europe."
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The Colbert Report 11/10/09

Nov 10, 2009 Season 5 Episode 144

Spokesperson of the Special Olympics and the First Lady of California, Maria Shriver joins Stephen on the Report.
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The Colbert Report 11/9/09

Nov 09, 2009 Season 5 Episode 143

Tom Campbell, the Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art stops by the Report to check in with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 11/5/09

Nov 05, 2009 Season 5 Episode 142

Olympic Speed Skating Medalist, Joey Cheek and former LAPD Chief, William Bratton joins Stephen for what is to be expected as a life changing conversation.
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The Colbert Report 11/4/09

Nov 04, 2009 Season 5 Episode 141

Harold Evans, author of "My Paper Chase" dares to take a leap into the Colbert Nation.
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The Colbert Report 11/3/09

Nov 03, 2009 Season 5 Episode 140

"The Atlantic" columnist Andrew Sullivan drops by the studio to chat with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 11/2/09

Nov 02, 2009 Season 5 Episode 139

Nicholas Thompson sits down with Stephen to discuss his new book, "The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War."
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The Colbert Report 10/29/09

Oct 29, 2009 Season 5 Episode 138

Stephen sits down to chat with Bill Simmons about sports and his new book "The Book of Basketball."
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The Colbert Report 10/28/09

Oct 28, 2009 Season 5 Episode 137

Brian Cox, co-author of "Why Does E=mc2?: (And Why Should We Care?)," comes to the Report to observe Stephen in his natural habitat.
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The Colbert Report 10/27/09

Oct 27, 2009 Season 5 Episode 136

Professor Randall Balmer and author, Gail Collins individually step into the Colbert Nation to explore the relatively unknown.
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The Colbert Report 10/26/09

Oct 26, 2009 Season 5 Episode 135

Stephen welcomes Princeton Professor Cornel West to the Report to discuss his latest book "Brother West."
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The Colbert Report 10/15/09

Oct 15, 2009 Season 5 Episode 134

Mississippi investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell comes to the Report to discuss his work following the MacArthur Foundation grant, not to probe The Colbert Nation's political dealings and influence.
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The Colbert Report 10/14/09

Oct 14, 2009 Season 5 Episode 133

Stephen Colbert chats with Dickinson College professor Amy Farrell to discuss her contributions to "The Fat Studies Reader." Also, rapper and author The RZA rolls up to the Colbert Nation.
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The Colbert Report 10/13/09

Oct 13, 2009 Season 5 Episode 132

David Javerbaum enters the Colbert Nation to promote his new book "What to Expect When You're Expected," and marine biologist Sylvia Earle promotes her new book "The World is Blue," but Stephen argues that the world is in fact Colbert.
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The Colbert Report 10/12/09

Oct 12, 2009 Season 5 Episode 131

Stephen sits down with Shashi Thoroor, India's minister of state for external affairs and tries to convince him to be minister of state for The Colbert Nation. Also, Dr. Sanjay Gupta comes to the Report to promote his new book "Cheating Death."
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The Colbert Report 10/8/09

Oct 08, 2009 Season 5 Episode 130

Environmentally conscious author Colin Beavan talks with Stephen about living a no-impact life. This is hard for Stephen to understand as his primary objective in life is to impact everything.
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The Colbert Report 10/7/09

Oct 07, 2009 Season 5 Episode 129

Finally a guest that Stephen can actually relate to. Alison Gopnik visits the Report to talk about the minds of children.
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The Colbert Report 10/6/09

Oct 06, 2009 Season 5 Episode 128

CBS News' Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Lara Logan sits down with Stephen and The Mountain Goats perform for the Nation.
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The Colbert Report 10/5/09

Oct 05, 2009 Season 5 Episode 127

Stephen talks with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan about modifying the curriculums at schools nation-wide so that they incorporate the history of the Colbert Nation.
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The Colbert Report 10/1/09

Oct 01, 2009 Season 5 Episode 126

Interested in the secret behind his own super-genetics, Stephen looks to Dr. Francis Collins for answers.
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The Colbert Report 9/30/09

Sep 30, 2009 Season 5 Episode 125

Stephen demands justice after author Richard Dawkins denies the Report his vote for the greatest show on earth.
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The Colbert Report 9/29/09

Sep 29, 2009 Season 5 Episode 124

Matt Latimer, author of "Speech-less: Tales of a White House Survivor" sits down for a chat with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 9/28/09

Sep 28, 2009 Season 5 Episode 123

Stephen sits down with author Sheryl Wudunn to discuss women and their importance in both the Colbert Nation and the world at large.
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The Colbert Report 9/24/09

Sep 24, 2009 Season 5 Episode 122

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns challenges Stephen's claim to America's best idea as he talks about his new project all about national parks.
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The Colbert Report 9/23/09

Sep 23, 2009 Season 5 Episode 121

The director of "Capitalism: A Love Story," Michael Moore and the author of "The Guinea Pig Diaries," AJ Jacobs both take a step into the Colbert Nation.
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The Colbert Report 9/22/09

Sep 22, 2009 Season 5 Episode 120

Entrepreneur Shai Agassi comes to the Report full of crazy ideas about how electricity can run cars. Stephen sets him straight on this and several other urban legends.
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The Colbert Report 9/17/09

Sep 17, 2009 Season 5 Episode 119

Stephen welcomes food critic and author Frank Bruni as he talks about his new book "Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater," which borrows heavily from Stephen's own personal diary.
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The Colbert Report 9/16/09

Sep 16, 2009 Season 5 Episode 118

Stephen is joined by The Flaming Lips to talk music and their new album "Embryonic," which laments the hardships of life when your mouth is constantly ablaze.
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The Colbert Report 9/15/09

Sep 15, 2009 Season 5 Episode 117

CNN's chief international correspondent, Christiane Amanpour treads Colbert Nation waters.
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The Colbert Report 9/14/09

Sep 14, 2009 Season 5 Episode 116

Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Booker leaves his beloved city to enter the Colbert Nation.
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The Colbert Report 8/20/09

Aug 20, 2009 Season 5 Episode 115

The tables turn for Chris Matthews when he returns to the Report to promote his new special, "Kennedy Brothers: A Hardball Documentary," and Stephen gets to play Hardball with him.
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The Colbert Report 8/19/09

Aug 19, 2009 Season 5 Episode 114

Oscar-winning director Ang Lee comes to the Report to promote his new film "Taking Woodstock" and presumably to corrupt Stephen's studio audience with his hippie voodoo.
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The Colbert Report 8/18/09

Aug 18, 2009 Season 5 Episode 113

Robert Wright comes to the Report to explain that his new book, "The Evolution of God" is not a biography about Stephen Colbert.
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The Colbert Report 8/17/09

Aug 17, 2009 Season 5 Episode 112

Bill McKibben, Co-Founder and Director of 350.org, teaches Stephen how to protect the Colbert Nation from the climate crisis.
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The Colbert Report 8/13/09

Aug 13, 2009 Season 5 Episode 111

Stephen sits down with cosmologist Mark Devlin to discuss their respective involvements with NASA; Devlin launched a telescope and Stephen launched a treadmill.
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The Colbert Report 8/12/09

Aug 12, 2009 Season 5 Episode 110

Stephen has a jam session with Mark Johnson, producer of the album and DVD: "Playing for Change; Songs Around The World."
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The Colbert Report 8/11/09

Aug 11, 2009 Season 5 Episode 109

Jonathan Cohn tries to convince Stephen about the benefits of universal healthcare with his new book, "Sick: The Untold Story of America's Health Care Crisis—And the People Who Pay the Price."
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The Colbert Report 8/10/09

Aug 10, 2009 Season 5 Episode 108

Senator Barbara Boxer comes to the Report to promote her new book, "Blind Trust: A Novel," and to convince Stephen that it's not about the country's relationship with the Democratic Party.
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The Colbert Report 8/6/09

Aug 06, 2009 Season 5 Episode 107

Stephen sits down with an obscure, unknown actress named Meryl Streep to discuss her new movie, "Julie and Julia."
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The Colbert Report 8/5/09

Aug 05, 2009 Season 5 Episode 106

Kris Kobach discusses immigration battles and vies for Stephen's vote in his campaign to become Secretary of State in Kansas.
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The Colbert Report 8/4/09

Aug 04, 2009 Season 5 Episode 105

Author Kurt Anderson comes to the Report to promote his new book "Reset: How This Crisis Can Restore Our Values and Renew America," though Stephen's values certainly don't need any help.
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The Colbert Report 8/3/09

Aug 03, 2009 Season 5 Episode 104

General Tony Zinni, co-author of "Leading the Charge: Leadership Lessons from the Battlefield to the Boardroom," drops by the studio to chat with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 7/30/09

Jul 30, 2009 Season 5 Episode 103

Stephen sits down with Kathryn Bigelow, director of the new critically acclaimed war film "The Hurt Locker", to discuss the film's message about the ongoing war in Iraq.
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The Colbert Report 7/29/09

Jul 29, 2009 Season 5 Episode 102

Writer Kevin Baker drops by the studio to talk politics with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 7/28/09

Jul 28, 2009 Season 5 Episode 101

Arianna Huffington returns to the Report to discuss her new book, "Who's to Say What's Obscene: Politics, Culture and Comedy in America Today" with Stephen, an expert on the subject.
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The Colbert Report 7/27/09

Jul 27, 2009 Season 5 Episode 100

Swedish hip hop band Movits! comes to the Report to promote their new album, Äppelknyckarjazz—and to teach Stephen how to pronounce its title.
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The Colbert Report 7/22/09

Jul 22, 2009 Season 5 Episode 98

Matthew Waxman, Associate Professor of Law at Columbia University and author Chris Anderson step into the Colbert Nation.
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The Colbert Report 7/21/09

Jul 21, 2009 Season 5 Episode 97

Dr. Aaron Carroll joins Stephen on the Report to give him the low down on health care issues in America.
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The Colbert Report 7/20/09

Jul 20, 2009 Season 5 Episode 96

Physicist Bob Park stops in to the Report to tell Stephen why he doesn't like manned flights to the moon.
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The Colbert Report 7/16/09

Jul 16, 2009 Season 5 Episode 95

Writer and New York Times reporter Edmund Andrews holds nothing back when discussing the mortgage meltdown and debt crisis in America as he goes toe-to-toe with Colbert on the Report.
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The Colbert Report 7/15/09

Jul 15, 2009 Season 5 Episode 94

The author of "Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take It Back," Douglas Rushkoff comes to the Colbert Report to talk about how the big corporations have taken over.
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The Colbert Report 7/14/09

Jul 14, 2009 Season 5 Episode 93

Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian woman best known for founding the Women in Peacebuilding Program attempts to bring peace to the ever crazy Colbert Report.
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The Colbert Report 7/13/09

Jul 13, 2009 Season 5 Episode 92

The Princeton University professor and Noble Prize winning economist Paul Krugman stops in to see if he and Colbert can fix the economy on the Report.
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The Colbert Report 7/2/09

Jul 02, 2009 Season 5 Episode 91

Ed Viesturs climbs his way to the interview chair to talk mountaineering with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 7/1/09

Jul 01, 2009 Season 5 Episode 90

Journalist Nick Kristof stops by the Report for a worldly chat with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 6/30/09

Jun 30, 2009 Season 5 Episode 89

No malaise here: Stephen hosts Kevin Mattson, author of a new book on Jimmy Carter.
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The Colbert Report 6/29/09

Jun 29, 2009 Season 5 Episode 88

The ever-personable Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to the Report to give Stephen a lesson in astrophysics.
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The Colbert Report 6/25/09

Jun 25, 2009 Season 5 Episode 87

Stephen shoots the breeze with gay activist, actor, entrepreneur and journalist Jim Fouratt.
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The Colbert Report 6/24/09

Jun 24, 2009 Season 5 Episode 86

Stephen joins Matthew Crawford on his journey from Ph.D to motorcycle repairman as they look through the author's debut tome, "Shop Class as Soulcraft."
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The Colbert Report 6/23/09

Jun 23, 2009 Season 5 Episode 85

It's a packed night on the Report as Stephen first talks to former presidential candidate Howard Dean about health care reform, and wraps up the evening by chatting with Dave Kilcullen about his new book, "The Accidental Guerilla."
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The Colbert Report 6/22/09

Jun 22, 2009 Season 5 Episode 84

Simon Schama and Stephen go back to the future to discuss the author’s new book, "The American Future: A History."
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The Colbert Report 6/18/09

Jun 18, 2009 Season 5 Episode 83

Princeton Prof and White House poetry slam participant, Paul Muldoon hits Stephen with some of his words.
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The Colbert Report 6/17/09

Jun 17, 2009 Season 5 Episode 82

Talking Points Memo publisher Josh Marshall leaps from the blogosphere to cable to speak with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 6/16/09

Jun 16, 2009 Season 5 Episode 81

Jim Rogers electrifies The Colbert Report when the Duke Energy CEO joins Stephen for a chat.
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The Colbert Report 6/15/09

Jun 15, 2009 Season 5 Episode 80

Austan Goolsbee takes a break from Obama's Council of Economic Advisers to talk shop with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 6/11/09

Jun 11, 2009 Season 5 Episode 79

Stephen wraps up his stay in Iraq with Command Sergeant Major Frank Grippe.
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The Colbert Report 6/10/09

Jun 10, 2009 Season 5 Episode 78

Lieutenant General Charles Jacoby pays a visit to the Colbert Nation, which is coincidently in Iraq for the time being.
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The Colbert Report 6/9/09

Jun 09, 2009 Season 5 Episode 77

Stephen welcomes Sergeant Robin Balcom and Specialist Tareq Salha to his international desk of wisdom and truthiness.
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The Colbert Report 6/8/09

Jun 08, 2009 Season 5 Episode 76

General Ray Odierno steps up to the plate to be Stephen's first guest in Iraq.
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The Colbert Report 6/4/09

Jun 04, 2009 Season 5 Episode 75

The co-founder and CEO of Illuminated World, Dag Soderberg, sheds some light into Stephen's world.
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The Colbert Report 6/3/09

Jun 03, 2009 Season 5 Episode 74

Journalist and commentator Eric Schlosser pays a visit to Stephen's humble studio of magic and dreams.
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The Colbert Report 6/2/09

Jun 02, 2009 Season 5 Episode 73

Katty Kay, co-author of "Womenomics" tells Stephen how he can write his own rules for success.
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The Colbert Report 6/1/09

Jun 01, 2009 Season 5 Episode 72

U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan tells Stephen his cure-all remedy for the economy from his new book "Reckless!"
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The Colbert Report 5/21/09

May 21, 2009 Season 5 Episode 71

Green Day schools Stephen in punk rock with a performance off of their new album "21st Century Breakdown."
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The Colbert Report 5/20/09

May 20, 2009 Season 5 Episode 70

Seth Shostak, astronomer and author of "Confessions of an Alien Hunter," makes a couple confessions of his own to Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 5/19/09

May 19, 2009 Season 5 Episode 69

Walter Kirn swings by to tell Stephen about his new book "Lost in the Meritocracy."
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The Colbert Report 5/18/09

May 18, 2009 Season 5 Episode 68

Meghan McCain, columnist for "The Daily Beast" and daughter of Senator John McCain stops by the show to talk to Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 5/14/09

May 14, 2009 Season 5 Episode 67

Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) discusses his new album, "Roadsinger" with Stephen and even performs in the studio.
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The Colbert Report 5/13/09

May 13, 2009 Season 5 Episode 66

Stephen spearheads his offense on food when Michael Pollan, author of "In Defense of Food" stops by the show.
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The Colbert Report 5/12/09

May 12, 2009 Season 5 Episode 65

American filmmaker extraordinaire Ron Howard checks in with Stephen.
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The Colbert Report 5/11/09

May 11, 2009 Season 5 Episode 64

Stephen chats with Tamara Draut, author of "Strapped: Why America's 20- and 30-Somethings Can't Get Ahead."
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The Colbert Report 5/7/09

May 07, 2009 Season 5 Episode 63

Architect, lecturer, and author of "The Carborexic City," Mitchell Joachim swings by to lecture Stephen himself.
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The Colbert Report 5/6/09

May 06, 2009 Season 5 Episode 62

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Laurie Garrett sits down with Stephen for a truly deep and intellectual conversation.
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The Colbert Report 5/5/09

May 05, 2009 Season 5 Episode 61

Cliff Sloan, former law clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens and Paul Rieckhoff, founder of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America stop by the show to talk to Stephen.
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