Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert: The 10/30 rally

Full coverage of the 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear' in D.C.

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How it unfolded, moment to moment

Washington Post TV columnist Lisa de Moraes did live analysis of the Stewart-Colbert rally.

Video: Varied fan base on the Mall

Stewart fans, Colbert fans, tea-partyers and even serious supporters of a move to a more moderate America came to the Mall Saturday.


Cheering contest on the Mall

Stewart and Colbert compare the crowd's support for sanity vs. fear.

The giant dragon

Burning Man group reconstructs giant dragon atop a school bus in Washington D.C. for the rally.

Obama on 'Daily Show'

The president cracked few jokes despite attempts to draw out his funny side.

Intersect: Post reporters on the scene

The Washington Post teamed up with the storyline site to collect reports from the Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert rallies on the National Mall.

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About the event

'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear'

What was it? A demonstration hosted by Comedy Central personalities Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert in Washington D.C. on Oct. 30. It was widely viewed as a satirical response to the "Restoring Honor" rally hosted by conservative commentator Glenn Beck on Aug. 28.

When was it? Oct. 30, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where was it? East Seaton Park and Henry Park, between 3rd and 7th streets NW on the Mall. | See map

Who was there? Stewart, Colbert, Sheryl Crow, John Legend, The Roots, R2D2, Sam Waterson, Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples, Kid Rock, Yusuf Islam, Ozzy Osbourne, Father Guido Sarducci, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, The O'Jays and Tony Bennett.

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