Laughs Join Serious Discussion At Clinton Global Initiative

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -The Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University comes to an end Sunday with a service project at Gateway STEM High School.  Members of the St. Louis Rams are joining former President Bill Clinton to help with revitalization projects at the school.

On Saturday, Comedy Central star Stephen Colbert got a lot of laughs while interviewing the former President for his show, The Colbert Report. They talked about Clinton’s years in the White House and the challenges of making the world more livable in the part humorous part serious interview.

On Saturday morning, Chelsea Clinton led a discussion about the state of women and girls around the world. The panel focused on how to get more girls in war-torn countries access to education.

Bill Clinton launched this initiative with college students in 2007 hoping to harness their creativity and enthusiasm to solve problems.  Students submitted hundreds of proposals, hoping to get "seed money" from the initiative to put their plans into action.

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