The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 04/10/2012
Richard Hersh discusses his book "We're Losing Our Minds: Rethinking American Higher Education."
Bob LutzThe Colbert ReportS8
Auto executive Bob Lutz discusses the soul of the American car industry, Mitt Romney and the award-winning Chevy Volt.
Stephen Colbert's Shame Spiral - Senior Citizen GymnastsThe Colbert ReportS8
After a German senior citizen thrives at the 2012 Gymnastics World Cup, Stephen laments the cellulite on his thumb.
Sign Off - Remembering Mike WallaceThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen remembers the master of nailing an interview subject, Mike Wallace.
Easter Under Attack - Bunny vs. BilbyThe Colbert ReportS8
The Australian conservationists' Easter Bilby threatens the sacred holiday ritual of dying a rabbit pink and gorging on its chocolate offspring.
I Got the Tweets Like GrassleyThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen celebrates Chuck Grassley's minimalist Twitter feed and artistic aversion to typing.
Stephen Colbert's Lady Heroes - Glen GrothmanThe Colbert ReportS8
While a fictitious war drives women from the GOP, Wisconsin repeals their Equal Pay Enforcement Act that allows legal recourse for women who receive less pay for equal work.
Rick Santorum Leaves Presidential RaceThe Colbert ReportS8
Republican candidate Rick Santorum suspends his presidential campaign to avoid losing in his home state, according to speculation.
Tip/Wag - Coal Industry Crackdown & Box Spring BunkerThe Colbert ReportS8
The EPA regulates power plant carbon emissions, and a revolutionary box spring bunker stores up to 105 weapons.
Intro - 4/10/12The Colbert ReportS8
The Obama administration puts pressure on the coal industry, Stephen gets paid to explore the gender income gap, and Richard Hersh talks higher education.
Richard HershThe Colbert ReportS8
Higher education consultant Richard Hersh believes in challenging college students to develop their highest intellectual and emotional capabilities.
Michelle Obama Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS8
First Lady Michelle Obama announces her endorsement of Barack Obama in the 2012 election, and pundit Sergeant Bryan Escobedo adds some gravitas.
Employing a Veteran - Sergeant Bryan EscobedoThe Colbert ReportS8
Marine veteran Sergeant Bryan Escobedo learns the ropes of punditry, including silent nods and made-up statistics.
Michelle Obama Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS8
Michelle Obama discusses her national initiative for helping military families, Joining Forces, and the importance of lowering veterans' unemployment rates.
The Word - Whuh-How?The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen rarely sees military members and families because they make up only 1% of the U.S. population, and not the 1% that belongs to his tennis club.
Amped Up for Michelle ObamaThe Colbert ReportS8
Flooded with Secret Service, Stephen's studio gears up for First Lady Michelle Obama.
James CameronThe Colbert ReportS8
James Cameron discusses the "Titanic 3D" release and the submarine he helped engineer to dive straight to the bottom of the Marianas Trench.
Stephen Colbert's End of the World of the Week - Survivalist Singles & Tsunami FoodThe Colbert ReportS8
An Internet dating service helps survivalists Arma-get-it-on, and a fast food chain reminds evacuees to grab a menu.
Cold War Update - Alleged Congressional CommunistsThe Colbert ReportS8
The Tea Party's Allen West spills secret hearsay about some Democratic Congress members.
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