Season 2017: Filmmaker John Waters

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    Actor Bill Pullman

    The actor discusses filming his latest project, The Ballad of Lefty Brown.

    Actor Bill Pullman

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    Scholar and Author Chuck Collins

    The author discusses being a new report he co-authored titled Billionaire Bonanza 2017.

    Scholar and Author Chuck Collins

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    Actress Allison Janney

    The lauded actress discusses her latest film, I, Tanya, in theaters now.

    Actress Allison Janney

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    Entrepreneur and Finance Expert Phil Angelides

    The finance expert discusses the parallels between now and 2008's financial meltdown.

    Entrepreneur and Finance Expert Phil Angelides

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    Education and Workforce Development Advocate Brandon Busteed

    The education advocate discusses the political divide over higher education.

    Education and Workforce Development Advocate Brandon Busteed

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    Entrepreneur Jamie Merisotis

    The entrepreneur discusses making higher education available to all.

    Entrepreneur Jamie Merisotis

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    Singer and Actor Leslie Odom, Jr.

    The entertainer discusses his latest film and album, Simply Christmas.

    Singer and Actor Leslie Odom, Jr.

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    Civil Rights Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams

    The activist discusses her husband, Medgar Evers, legacy.

    Civil Rights Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams

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    Legendary Journalist and Author Dan Rather

    The journalist discusses the current political climate and his latest book What Unites Us.

    Legendary Journalist and Author Dan Rather

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    Author and Television Host Lawrence O'Donnell

    The author discusses the troubling year in politics and his latest book Playing With Fire.

    Author and Television Host Lawrence O'Donnell

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    Virtual Reality Pioneer Jaron Lanier, Part 2

    The computer scientist discusses his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything. Pt. 2 of 2.

    Virtual Reality Pioneer Jaron Lanier, Part 2

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    Virtual Reality Pioneer Jaron Lanier, Part 1

    The computer scientist discusses his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything. Pt. 1 of 2.

    Virtual Reality Pioneer Jaron Lanier, Part 1

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    Fmr. U.S. Secretary of Labor and Professor Robert Reich

    Fmr. U.S. Sec. of Labor discusses the GOP's tax cut and the documentary Saving Capitalism.

    Fmr. U.S. Secretary of Labor and Professor Robert Reich

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    Tavis Smiley

    Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn

    The vocalist discusses her debut album, A Social Call.

    Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn

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    Journalist Maria Shriver

    The journalist discusses her campaign to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease.

    Journalist Maria Shriver

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    Democratic Senate Nominee for Alabama Doug Jones

    The Democratic candidate for Alabama Senate discusses his campaign.

    Democratic Senate Nominee for Alabama Doug Jones

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    Artist Shepard Fairey

    The artist discusses a new documentary about his life, Obey Giant.

    Artist Shepard Fairey

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    Jazz Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater

    The jazz vocalist discusses her new project Memphis: Yes, I'm Ready.

    Jazz Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater

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    Tavis Smiley

    Actor Richard Jenkins

    The actor discusses his role in The Shape of Water.

    Actor Richard Jenkins

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    Professor Bernadette Atuahene

    The professor and activist discusses Detroit’s property tax foreclosures crisis.

    Professor Bernadette Atuahene

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    Tavis Smiley

    Musician Wyclef Jean

    The musician discusses his latest and eighth studio album, Carnival Three.

    Musician Wyclef Jean

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    Singer-Songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman

    The lyricists discuss their latest project, Chasing Mem'ries: A Different Kind of Musical.

    Singer-Songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman

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    Writer-Director Dee Rees and Actor Jason Mitchell

    The writer-director and actor discuss their film Mudbound.

    Writer-Director Dee Rees and Actor Jason Mitchell

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    Actress Carmen Ejogo

    The actress discusses her role opposite Denzel Washington in Roman J. Israel, Esq.

    Actress Carmen Ejogo

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