President Obama will appear on the Daily Show With Jon Stewart. The appearance will be next week in New York City. Stewart's last scheduled show is August 6.
The Comedy Central show put out a press release announcing the presidential visit:
President Barack Obama will make his seventh and final appearance as a guest on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” on Tuesday, July 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, leading up to Jon’s last show as host on Thursday, August 6.
Jon Stewart, Steve Bodow, Jen Flanz, Tim Greenberg, Jill Katz and Adam Lowitt are the Executive Producers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” with Hillary Kun as Co-Executive Producer. Pam DePace, Justin Melkmann and Stuart Miller are Supervising Producers. The series’ Head Writer is Elliott Kalan and it is directed by Chuck O’Neil.
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A top of advisor to President Barack Obama is in Los Angeles to try to get Obamacare written into scripts of TV shows and movies. Valerie Jarrett explained in an appearance on Top That! on PopSugar.com:
"That's the cool thing," a host said to the presidential advisor. "You've been reaching out to people that are, you know, outside of the norm of what the president might work with. Who else are you working with? Like celebrities, personalities, things like that?"
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One CBS anchor called the measures "a little ridiculous."
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