Stephen Colbert | America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't | Talks at Google | Summary and Q&A

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December 14, 2012
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Stephen Colbert | America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't | Talks at Google

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Stephen Colbert talks about his character, the challenges of comedy, and his love for America in a Google interview.

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[APPLAUSE] STEPHEN COLBERT: Thank you. ERIC SCHMIDT: Welcome to Google. STEPHEN COLBERT: A pleasure to be here in the flesh. I watch you guys online all the time. Really great show. It's slow, but you just never know where the plot's going. ERIC SCHMIDT: We have asked our employees what questions they have. I'm going to give you the first question.... Read More

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  • Colbert discusses the difference between his character and himself, highlighting similarities and differences.

  • He shares his opinions on American exceptionalism and how it plays into his character and comedy.

  • Colbert shares anecdotes about his career and influences, including his time at Second City and his love for comedy.

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