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#RockBottom: Politicians head to late-night


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During Brian Williams' two-day campaign profile of President Barack Obama this week, the president made a pit stop in California for an interview with Tonight Show host Jay Leno. Politicians and candidates have a long tradition of appearing on late-night television programs. In this edition of Rock Bottom, Brian Williams looks at the importance of late-night during a presidential election.

Click here to watch Brian Williams' full, behind-the-scenes report broadcast Thursday on Rock Center.