February 16, 2011 - Eric Foner

In this episode, news from the world of whale hunting. I've been tracking this news for years, perhaps to the point of madness. And Rupert Murdoch takes a new approach to journalism: he's going to allow some anchors to be strawberry blonde. Then, my guest is Eric Foner, author of a new book on Abraham Lincoln and slavery. I'll ask him the obvious question: does he know his name rhymes with boner? The census says Chicago has shrunk by 200,000 people, and yet the voter rolls have grown by a million. This is The Colbert Report.