The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Season 13 Episode 21

Philip Shenon

Aired Weekdays 11:00 PM Feb 11, 2008 on Comedy Central
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Philip Shenon
Tonight, investigative reporter for The New York Times and author of The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation, Philip Shenon. Jon begins tonight with a bit of good news regarding the writers strike as the strike may come to an end this Wednesday. Next, a segment called "Torture Talk" with Jon reporting on recent news that the administration finally admitted to committing acts of waterboarding against detainees, but still claim that this is not torture. Senior Waterboarding Analyst John Oliver discusses the subtleties hidden within the administrations definition of waterboarding and torture. Finally, an "Indecision 2008" update as Obama's audio book goes up against Bill Clinton's audio book at the Grammy's. Not only did Obama win the Grammy, but all five primaries last Saturday. Another primary is coming up this Tuesday and Jon notices how the media has such colorful nicknames for it.moreless

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