Topic: Late-Night Talk Shows
Jon Stewart allowed Obama the time to frame responses the way the president wanted to. Stewart hosted Obama on 'Daily Show' Wednesday night.
10/28/2010 02:12 pm
President Obama appeared on the Daily Show Wednesday, but was more serious than his last appearance on the show. The President interwove a few light moments with a defense of his policies, ending by urging young people to vote next Tuesday.
10/28/2010 02:41 am
President Obama is appearing on 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart' because that's where the young voters are, the White House says. The appearance is Wednesday night.
10/27/2010 12:55 pm
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
10/21/2010 06:48 pm
As NPR's Juan Williams learned when he was fired Thursday for comments that were taken to be anti-Muslim, the axe is swift to fall when media personalities speak out on controversial topics. Here is his story and those of five others recently ousted for voicing unpopular views.
10/21/2010 04:13 pm
People who can't make it to Washington for the Jon Stewart-Stephen Colbert 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear' Oct. 30 are holding 'meet-ups.' By one measure, the rally might spawn more local events than the tea party movement has.
10/20/2010 10:34 pm
President Obama isn't trying to make Stephen Colbert jealous by appearing on 'The Daily Show' five days before the midterm elections – he's trying to fire up young voters.
10/20/2010 12:45 pm
Marlo Thomas remembers her own childhood even as she asks top comics: “How did you become funny?”
10/19/2010 07:05 am
Presidential press conferences and official speeches are commonplace on TV, but less-formal appearances are rare for the commander in chief. President Obama's appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Tuesday got us thinking: Which other sitting presidents have appeared on TV? Read on for six more examples.
10/18/2010 05:36 pm