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'Colbert Show' Back From Iraq

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'Colbert Show' Back From Iraq

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'Colbert Show' Back From Iraq

'Colbert Show' Back From Iraq

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Comedy writer Allison Silverman won Primetime Emmy Awards for her writing on The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Comedy writer Allison Silverman won Primetime Emmy Awards for her writing on The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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Allison Silverman, the executive producer and head writer of The Colbert Report, discusses the show's recent broadcasts from the combat zone in Iraq.

Before joining The Colbert Report, Silverman was a writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and Who Wants to be a Millionaire. She has won Emmy Awards for her writing on The Colbert Report and The Daily Show.

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