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CBS This Morning: Stephen Colbert Interview


When Stephen Colbert wrapped up The Colbert Report last December, he made sure two of his beloved set pieces would live on.Auctioning off his iconic anchor desk and fireplace hearth, the talk show host earned $800,000 and gave back to his home state, funding every classroom project in South Carolina on the crowdfunding website, DonorsChoose.org.Colbert first engaged with DonorsChoose.org when he ran for the South Carolina Democratic Primary in 2007. Instead of accepting donations for his campaign, he directed supporters to donate to classrooms in need in his honor, totaling $70,000. The Late Show talk host also hands gift cards to every guest on the show to support a classroom project of his or her choice. Now, Colbert's philanthropy is blooming in even fuller scale.Read the full story on CBS This Morning.

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