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Jon Stewart Speaks at Harvard (english)
14 Dec 2002
The entire 70 minute interview of Jon Stewart at Harvard's Kenneday School of Government on Friday the 13th, December, 2002. Jon Stewart is host of Comedy Central's the Daily Show (11pm). (article 1)
The entire 70 minute interview of Jon Stewart at Harvard's Kenneday School of Government on Friday the 13th, December, 2002. Jon Stewart is host of Comedy Central's the Daily Show (11pm). Question and answer format with over 800 people in the audience. Former Secretary of Agriculture, Dan Glickman was the host. Josh Weiner, a harvard senior, interviewed Jon Stewart for the first third. The introduction by Glickman is important for references later in the interviews.

Topics include: where youth get their news, why political humor?, political agendas by comedians and journalists, polls, how my brother gets out of arguments, September 11th, perspective, why nobody votes, is the media too easy on politicians?, using the Daily Show as a tool, the audience, the "faux" interviews and dwarfporn, comedy writing, Neiman fellows, and Larry Sanders Show.

People and places mentioned: Al Gore, Gore Vidal, Bill Moyers, Moby, Henry Kissinger, Larry Summers, Rudi Guilliani, Garry Sandling, Lenny Bruce, Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Wu Tang Clan, Adolf Hitler, Trent Lott, Billy Joel, Chevy Chase, Democracts, Wolf Blitzer, Republicans, assholes, mosquitos, plus Canada, Iraq, and many things about Jews and dreidels.
See also:
http://www.jonstewart.net
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