During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the festival sat in a basement, unseen for over 50 years, keeping this incredible event in America's history lost...until now.
Late Show with Stephen Colbert: George Clooney/Jeb Bush Season 1, Ep 1
First episode! Stephen kicked the show off with the National Anthem sung by him at multiple locations around the country accompanied by locals (although a few seemed like tourists), which ended with a great cameo. Play ball, indeed. We were also introduced to his in-house band, Jon Batiste and Stay Human. After the opening monologue and settling into his new desk, Stephen showed the audience around the revamped Ed Sullivan Theater, some memorabilia, and then discussed an well known figure in the news. George Clooney was his first guest (ever), just dropping by to hang out with no real project to push. Jeb Bush became his first politician/presidential candidate guest and they discussed some policies and the election. The night ended with the band accompanied by multiple guests musicians, including Mavis Staples, as well as Stephen himself, playing "Everyday People" by Sly and the Family Stone. [more inside]