Backstage at the Daily Show

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Backstage at the Daily Show
Description: 
Backstage footage from Secretary Chu's appearance on the Daily Show where he discuses the green room candy dish and possible lighting considerations.
Speakers: 
Secretary Steven Chu
Duration: 
1:32
Credit: 
Energy Department Video

SECRETARY STEVEN CHU:  I’m in the famous green room of the Jon Stewart show.  If you look around, I have all these games:  Monopoly, a Rubik’s Cube, Pictureka!

Now if – this is to amuse myself, but in actual fact, the most famous part of this room is this.  There’s enough chocolate here to put you on a high that – (chuckles) – will really get you going.

This is my wife, Jean. 

JEAN CHU:  (Chuckles.)  I’m – (chuckles) – edit this out!

(Begin recorded segment.)

STAFF:  We do a quick peek from here.  You get a bit of sense of it.

SEC. CHU:  OK.  So where do I sit? 

STAFF:  You’re going to be sitting to his – see Jon – that’s Jon’s chair, right here.

SEC. CHU:  Right.

STAFF:  And your chair’s going to be just to the right of that, to the desk. You know, you’ll be at the side of the desk to the right.

SEC. CHU:  Right.  On the other side.

(End recorded segment.)

SEC. CHU:   So I’m looking around here, and I – of course I’m – the hospitality here has been great.

But as secretary of energy, I have to comment.  If I look at these light bulbs here and there and there, golly, all incandescents!  But maybe we’ll see if we can fix Jon Stewart with compact fluorescents.   (Chuckles.)