The Colbert Report

Season 4 Episode 156

Nicholas Wade

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Aired Weekdays 11:30 PM Dec 04, 2008 on Comedy Central
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Tonight Stephen welcomes science journalst and author of Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of our Ancestors, Nicholas Wade. Also, Stephen talks with former Senator Bob Graham, chairman of the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism, on the looming threat of terrorism coming from Pakistan.moreless

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      • Stephen: Tonight: A new report predicts a biological attack within the next five years. That report? Sponsored by the duct tape council. Then I look at some holiday movies that are destroying America. Do you fear what I fear? And my guest Nicholas Wade wants to use DNA to grow a wooly mammoth. Hey, only one person gets to play God: Morgan Freeman. Only twenty one more can't afford to go shopping days until Christmas. This is the Colbert Report.

      • Stephen: Why go to all the trouble to recreate a wooly mammoth? Why don't you just take an elephant and staple shag carpeting to it? You got the same basic idea, right?
        Nicholas Wade: It would still be an elephant in sheep's clothing and if you want to know how a mammoth sort of behaves and what its love life is and its ecology…
        Stephen: Once again, you need to get some better dreams.

      • Stephen Colbert: Well folks, that is it for The Report tonight. Our show will return Monday, or will it? ... find out when we return Monday.

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