Thursday, October 28, 2010

Obama, Jon Stewart square off on 'The Daily Show' in DC

Barack Obama – the first time a sitting President has appeared on The Daily Show and the first time an interview lasted the whole show – here are some notes from an audience member.

• Stewart had to re-tape the opening because the Pres. Obama interview went long.

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Barack Obama Pt. 2
Daily Show Full Episodes• Stewart took questions from the audience. He said that every other possible guest was “out campaigning” and Pres. Obama was the “last resort.

• To explain the absence of the usual Daily Show correspondents, Stewart said they were busy working in a soup kitchen.