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Tavis Smiley

Writer Paul Tough

Video duration: 26:16Video has closed captioning.

Tough challenges the belief that intelligence is the sole indicator of value in the education system.

Episodes of Tavis Smiley1208

Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Professor & Author Robert Kuttner

Tavis Smiley

Professor & Author Robert Kuttner

Progressive scholar Robert Kuttner is a professor at Brandeis University.

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Professor & Author Robert Kuttner

24:15

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Tavis Smiley

U.S. Senator Cory Booker

Cory Booker is a democratic U.S. Senator serving New Jersey since 2013.

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U.S. Senator Cory Booker

24:13

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Tavis Smiley

Co-managing Editor, John Heilemann

John Heilemann is Co-managing Editor of Bloomberg Politics.

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Co-managing Editor, John Heilemann

24:15

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Tavis Smiley

Actor Mykelti Williamson

Mykelti Williamson is an American actor.

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Actor Mykelti Williamson

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Clips of Tavis Smiley541

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Tavis Smiley

Actress Ruth Negga

Ruth Negga, Golden Globe nominee for Best Actress, is an Ethiopian-Irish actress.

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Actress Ruth Negga

13:49

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Tavis Smiley

Guitarist Steve Jones

Steve Jones is an English rock guitarist, best known as a guitarist with the Sex Pistols

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Guitarist Steve Jones

10:19

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Tavis Smiley

Professor, Theological Studies Dr. Amir Hussain

Dr. Amir Hussain is Professor of Theological Studies in Los Angeles.

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Professor, Theological Studies Dr. Amir Hussain

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Tavis Smiley

Actress Octavia Spencer

A veteran character actress, Octavia Spencer has become a fixture on the silver screen.

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Actress Octavia Spencer

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Tavis Smiley

Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles

Gymnast Simone Biles, the first woman to win four straight all-around titles in 42 years.

12:15

Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles

12:15

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Tavis Smiley

Pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is the Founder of the Center for Youth Wellness (CYW).

10:37

Pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

10:37

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Tavis Smiley

Astronaut and Author Mike Massimino

 Mike Massimino is Senior Space Advisor to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

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Astronaut and Author Mike Massimino

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Tavis Smiley

Center for Distributed Learning, Thomas Cavanagh

Thomas Cavanagh, Ph.D. is Associate V.P. of Distributed Learning at the UCF.

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Center for Distributed Learning, Thomas Cavanagh

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Previews of Tavis Smiley7

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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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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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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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