BOLIVIAN PRESIDENT EVO MORALES TO APPEAR ON
"THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART"
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 AT 11:00 P.M.
NEW YORK, September 24, 2007 -- Bolivian President Evo Morales will appear as a guest on the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Tuesday, September 25 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
The visit by President Morales marks the second time a sitting head of state has appeared on "The Daily Show." General Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, was the first, appearing on September 26, 2006. In addition, former President Jimmy Carter appeared on the show in December 2005 and former President Bill Clinton has appeared three times, most recently last Thursday.
"The Daily Show" airs Monday-Thursday at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and repeats at 1:00 a.m. the same night and at 10:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. the following day. The September 25 interview will be posted for viewing the following day at www.comedycentral.com with URL and embed links.
Other politicians who have appeared on "The Daily Show" include former Vice President Al Gore, Senators Hilary Clinton, Barack Obama, John Kerry, John McCain, Joe Biden, Joseph Lieberman, Bob Kerrey, Charles Schumer, Norm Coleman, Arlen Specter, Ted Kennedy, Trent Lott, Rick Santorum, Russ Feingold, Barbara Boxer, Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Rahm Emanuel, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Senator John Edwards, who announced his intention to run for the 2004 Democratic Presidential nomination during an appearance on the show on September 15, 2003. In addition, General Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, was Stewart's guest on September 26, 2006, marking the first time a sitting head of state had appeared on the show.
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