The Colbert Report
The End of the Voting Rights Act
Season 9 • 06/26/2013
Not everyone is ready to embrace John Roberts' post-racial utopia.
The Colbert ReportS9 Peniel Joseph
Tufts Professor Peniel Joseph details Section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, explains colorblind racism and gives a mini history lesson about the civil rights movement.
The Colbert ReportS9 Intro - 6/25/13
South America experiences political unrest, a Florida courtroom sees controversy, and Tufts Professor Peniel Joseph examines changes to the Voting Rights Act.
The Colbert ReportS9 Brazil's Political Protests - Larry Rohter
Author Larry Rohter talks about Brazil's growing middle class and the 10-cent bus fare increase that prompted multicity riots.
The Colbert ReportS9 SCOTUS on the Voting Rights Act
When it comes to voting laws, Chief Justice John Roberts knows that the South doesn't need to be babysat anymore.
The Colbert ReportS9 The Supreme Court Rules on DOMA
Following the Supreme Court's DOMA ruling, traditional marriage is as defenseless as a freshman frat pledge about to go through the spanking machine.
The Colbert ReportS9 Intro - 6/26/13
The Supreme Court rules on gay marriage, America officially enters its post-racial phase, and Bill Moyers discusses "Two American Families."
The Colbert ReportS9 The Voting Rights Act & Gay Marriage - Emily Bazelon
Slate's Emily Bazelon reassures Stephen that the Supreme Court's Proposition 8 decision won't invalidate his marriage.
The Colbert ReportS9 Bill Moyers
Bill Moyers discusses the decline of the middle class portrayed in his "Two American Families" documentary and recalls the history behind the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The Colbert ReportS9 The End of the Voting Rights Act
By striking down the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Supreme Court effectively declares an end to racism in America.
The Colbert ReportS9 "Gang of Eight" Immigration Reform Bill
The "Gang of Eight" pushes an immigration bill through the Senate with promises of a "border surge."
The Colbert ReportS9 4th of July Under Attack
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg considers outlawing the sale of sparklers on the 4th of July, leading Stephen to an act of civil disobedience.
The Colbert ReportS9 Stephen Colbert's Big Gay Roundup
The American Medical Association pushes for reversing a ban on blood donations from gay men, and Disney introduces same-sex parents into one of its shows.
The Colbert ReportS9 Chuck Schumer
New York Senator Chuck Schumer addresses immigration reform, gang violence on the Senate floor, border security and the keys to bipartisan support.
The Colbert ReportS9 Jeremy Scahill
Author Jeremy Scahill discusses the secret war in Afghanistan, drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen and the Obama administration's "Terror Tuesday" meetings.
The Colbert ReportS9 People Who Are Destroying America - Lynn Harrell
When classical cellist Lynn Harrell tries to obtain frequent flyer miles for his partner, Cello Harrell, one airline decides to fight back.
The Colbert ReportS9 Stephen's Vacation
Just back from vacation, Stephen brags about his tan and his international connections.
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