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All Posts Tagged With: "Stephen Colbert"

Episode 2: Becoming American

Becoming American explores the many journeys to becoming American that defined the “Century of Immigration” (1820s – 1924) and transformed the United States from a sleepy agrarian country into a booming industrial power.

Feb 18th, 2010 | Comments

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. appears on “The Colbert Report”

Feb 8th, 2010 | Comments

The Colbert family history

Stephen Colbert relates stories within his own family about their ancestry in Canada.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Family traditions and customs

Stephen Colbert talks about traditions and customs he's kept alive in his own family over the generations.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

The legacy of British colonialism and Irish Americans

Stephen Colbert talks about what it means to be Irish in America, the legacy of British colonialism, and a surprising discovery about his wife's heritage.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

The immigrant experience in American history

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Stephen Colbert discuss why it's important to know where you come from, and the place of the Colbert family in the context of American history.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert is the host and executive producer of The Colbert Report, an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series on Comedy Central. His show is touted by The New York Times as “one of the best television shows of the year” and praised by Entertainment Weekly as “the best show of the year.”

Jan 4th, 2010 | Comments
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