For the past few weeks, college graduates across the country have accepted their diplomas, bidding their academic years adieu as they embark into the world beyond. But not before listening to a classic commencement speech about the time behind them, and advice for the journey ahead.
Stephen Colbert is signing off from “The Colbert Report,” his satirical news pundit show and his brash conservative persona, to switch over to CBS, replacing David Letterman for his new take on late night TV. Jeffrey Brown takes a look at Colbert’s greatest hits from the last nine years. Continue reading
After nine years at the helm of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,” Stephen Colbert will bid adieu on Friday to his cheeky alter ego. As we say goodbye to the show, we feature some of the comedian’s best interviews, namely all the times he’s talked to members of the NewsHour. Enjoy! Continue reading
CBS announced Thursday that Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on “The Late Show,” just one week after the legendary host announced his retirement. Continue reading
In the wake of a Supreme Court decision lifting restrictions on some campaign contributions, super PACs have spent $26 million this election cycle. Gwen Ifill discusses big money’s impact on the political landscape with John Dunbar of the Center for Public Integrity and Robert Kelner of the Covington & Burling law firm. Continue reading
Washington, D.C. residents and officials are lobbying the House of Represenatives to get a voting member. The NewsHour reports on the fight for voting rights in the nation’s capital. Continue reading
Although parties have eyed this year’s midterm elections with increasing sobriety, comedians and entertainers have found plenty to laugh at through the scandals, Sen. John Kerry’s “botched joke” and the smear ads. Jeffrey Brown reports on the lighter side of the election. Continue reading