Fear Lives! Park Permit Reveals Rally Schedule

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    WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 24: Comedian Stephen Colbert reacts as he testifies during a hearing before the Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee September 24, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine the needs of immigration agricultural workers for the farming industry. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Just call it the Rally  to Keep Secrets Alive. Organizers for Saturday's Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rallies have been keeping the schedule tightly guarded.

    Except for once, government transparency actually burns the Comedy Central stars. Oh snap, who saw that coming? The National Park Service made the event permit public, reports the Christian Science Monitor. Conveniently for the curious, that permit runs more than 60 pages.

    Preparing the Mall for Sanity and/or Fear

    [DC] Preparing the Mall for Sanity and/or Fear
    Preparations were under way Thursday for Comedy Central hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's dueling rallies on the Mall. (Published Thursday, Oct 28, 2010)

    The day begins at 10 a.m. with videos and music on the Jumbotron, and The Roots will perform at noon. Stewart is set to take the stage at 1:05, with Colbert to follow at 1:20 p.m.

    The afternoon also includes performances by Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staple and Sheryl Crow, plus readings and the national anthem. At 2:40, the pre-taped Sanity and Fear Awards will air. You can see the complete schedule here.


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