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Tavis Smiley

Writer Robert Draper

Video duration: 24:36

The best-selling author explains the inspiration behind the title of his new book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do, comments on whether the media has an impact on Congress and shares his thoughts on this year's "freshman class" on Capitol Hill.

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Singer-songwriter Ellis Hall

Tavis Smiley

Singer-songwriter Ellis Hall

Ellis Hall is an accomplished and prolific performer

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Singer-songwriter Ellis Hall

24:00

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Tavis Smiley

Author & talk show host Amy Goodman

Journalist Amy Goodman is host/exec producer of Democracy Now!

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Author & talk show host Amy Goodman

25:16

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Tavis Smiley

Political Journalist Maureen Dowd

Maureen Dowd, winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary

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Political Journalist Maureen Dowd

25:30

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Tavis Smiley

Painter, David Hockney

David Hockney is a world-renowned painter, printmaker, stage designer and photographer

25:24

Painter, David Hockney

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Los Angeles Times Political Reporter, Kurtis Lee

Tavis Smiley

Los Angeles Times Political Reporter, Kurtis Lee

Kurtis Lee is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering the 2016 presidential campaign

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Los Angeles Times Political Reporter, Kurtis Lee

11:21

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Tavis Smiley

President, University of California Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano is the current President of the University of California.

12:23

President, University of California Janet Napolitano

12:23

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Tavis Smiley

Actor & comedian Tom Arnold

As a writer and actor, Tom Arnold has established himself to audiences worldwide

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Actor & comedian Tom Arnold

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Tavis Smiley

Professor & Author Patrisia Macias-Rojas

Patrisia Macias-Rojas joined the Global Urban Immigration Cluster Initiative at UIC.

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Professor & Author Patrisia Macias-Rojas

10:43

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Tavis Smiley

Dr. Damon Tweedy

Dr. Damon Tweedy is a graduate of the School of Medicine at Duke University.

12:15

Dr. Damon Tweedy

12:15

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Tavis Smiley

Professor & Author Craig Wilder

Craig Steven Wilder is a professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

11:20

Professor & Author Craig Wilder

11:20

Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Bassist, Earth, Wind & Fire Verdine White

Tavis Smiley

Bassist, Earth, Wind & Fire Verdine White

Verdine White is a founding member and bassist of the group Earth, Wind & Fire

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Bassist, Earth, Wind & Fire Verdine White

13:45

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Tavis Smiley

Founder of Haitian Hearts, Dr. John Carroll

Dr. John Carroll is a humanitarian and medical doctor

10:03

Founder of Haitian Hearts, Dr. John Carroll

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Previews of Tavis Smiley7

Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Education Under Arrest - Preview

Tavis Smiley

Education Under Arrest - Preview

Premieres Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Education Under Arrest - Preview

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Tavis Smiley

"Education Under Arrest" Promo

Tavis presents a narrative of the frontlines of reform in juvenile justice.

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"Education Under Arrest" Promo

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Too Important to Fail - Preview

Tavis Smiley

Too Important to Fail - Preview

Premieres Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Too Important to Fail - Preview

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Tavis Smiley Reports Preview

Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley Reports Preview

Tavis previews next week's primetime special:TavisSmileyReports, "Too Important to Fail."

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Tavis Smiley Reports Preview

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