‘Colbert Report’ interview with Staff Sergeant Giunta: A veteran’s taping report

Medal of Honor recipient Salvatore Giunta

I suspect a lot of you are feeling the way I am about last night’s interview with Medal of Honor recipient Salvatore Giunta: impressed, humbled, grateful. The interview was intensely moving and Stephen was quite fittingly sincere throughout the interview; he was Stephen Colbert, not “Stephen Colbert”. The standing ovation was especially nice to see, and it was so very well deserved.

Knowing how I (as a civilian) felt about the interview and SSgt Giunta, I was pleased to see this account from Matthew Colvin, who attended last night’s show at the invitation of IAVA. Read on for his great report of the experience.

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CONTEST WEEK: Win IAVA swag!

Prizes today courtesy of IAVA.org

First, let me announce the winners of yesterday’s Movits! contest: Vivanne (Comment 1) Wren (Comment 8) Next, today we’re going to be getting the word out about another great organization, and offering a huge pile of swag to the lucky winners. The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America organization, with Executive Director and Founder Paul […]

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