Comedian Lewis Black discusses his latest book Me Of Little Faith with Bob Schieffer as part of the 2009 Aspen Ideas Festival.
Lewis Black is a stand-up comedian, actor, playwright, and author. He performs over 200 nights a year and is one of only a few performers to sell out theaters like Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the MGM Grand.
Black is regularly featured on "The Daily Show" and has worked on numerous TV shows and projects for Comedy Central. He has made seven comedy albums, including The Carnegie Hall Performance, which won the 2007 Grammy for Best Comedy Album.
Black has also taped two HBO specials, including "Red, White and Screwed," and has written two books; his most recent is Me of Little Faith (Riverhead Books, 2008). Additionally, Black has penned over 40 plays, mentors at the 52nd Street Project, created the Carolina Comedy Festival, and has toured with the USO.
Bob Lloyd Schieffer is an American journalist who has been with CBS News since 1969, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News from 1973-1996; chief Washington correspondent since 1982, moderator of the Sunday public affairs show Face the Nation since 1991, and, between March of 2005 and August 31, 2006, interim weekday anchor of the CBS Evening News. Katie Couric, formerly of NBC's The Today Show, succeeded Schieffer as anchor on September 5, 2006.
Schieffer is one of the few journalists to have covered all four of the major Washington national assignments: the White House, The Pentagon, United States Department of State, and United States Congress. His career with CBS has almost exclusively dealt with national politics.