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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 Gospel Singer Pastor Shirley Caesar

Tavis Smiley

Gospel Singer Pastor Shirley Caesar

Pastor Shirley Caesar, is currently celebrating her 50th season as a solo artist

25:31

Gospel Singer Pastor Shirley Caesar

25:31

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Tavis Smiley

Political Analyst Dee Dee Myers

Dee Dee Myers is Executive Vice President, Worldwide Communications for Warner Bros.

25:35

Political Analyst Dee Dee Myers

25:35

Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Musician William Bell

Tavis Smiley

Musician William Bell

Soul singer and musician, William Bell has been performing hits since the 1960's

25:46

Musician William Bell

25:46

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Tavis Smiley

Actor Liev Schreiber

Liev Schreiber's character portrayals have garnered him praise on the big & small screens.

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Actor Liev Schreiber

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Author Rana Foroohar

Tavis Smiley

Author Rana Foroohar

Rana Foroohar is Time magazine's assistant managing editor.

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Author Rana Foroohar

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Tavis Smiley

Author Shane Claiborne

Shane Claiborne is a founder and board member of The Simple Way

12:54

Author Shane Claiborne

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Tavis Smiley

Author Laurence Leamer

Author Laurence Leamer is widely regarded as an expert on the Kennedy family

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Author Laurence Leamer

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Tavis Smiley

Author Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley is the author of more than 43 critically acclaimed books

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Author Walter Mosley

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Tavis Smiley

Author Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi is an author whose debut novel, Homegoing.

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Author Yaa Gyasi

11:34

Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Musician & Activist Tom Morello

Tavis Smiley

Musician & Activist Tom Morello

Famed for his style, Tom Morello is one of the most influential guitarists in modern rock.

12:35

Musician & Activist Tom Morello

12:35

Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Actress Kate Beckinsale

Tavis Smiley

Actress Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale is an English actress 

11:32

Actress Kate Beckinsale

11:32

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Tavis Smiley

Chancellor Cheryl Hyman

Cheryl Hyman is Chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago 

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Chancellor Cheryl Hyman

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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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