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Tavis Smiley

Writer Amy Tan

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The award-winning writer unpacks her sixth novel, "The Valley of Amazement," a sweeping tale of two women's search for identity.

Episodes of Tavis Smiley1181

Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders

Tavis Smiley

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders

A self-described Democratic Socialist, Sen. Bernie Sanders served 16 years in the House

26:21

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders

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Tavis Smiley

Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin - Part 2

Betty Reid Soskin is a park ranger with the National Park Service

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Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin - Part 2

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin

Tavis Smiley

Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin

Betty Reid Soskin is a park ranger with the National Park Service.

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Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Sociopolitical Comedian W. Kamau Bell

Tavis Smiley

Sociopolitical Comedian W. Kamau Bell

W. Kamau Bell is a socio-political comedian

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Sociopolitical Comedian W. Kamau Bell

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Actress Nia Long

Tavis Smiley

Actress Nia Long

The award-winning actress discusses her upcoming projects "Keanu" and "Uncle Buck."

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Actress Nia Long

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Tavis Smiley

Physicist Stephon Alexander

Stephon Alexander is a theoretical physicist

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Physicist Stephon Alexander

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Tavis Smiley

Professor & Author Lynn Vavreck

Lynn Vavreck is professor of political science and communication studies at UCLA.

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Professor & Author Lynn Vavreck

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Tavis Smiley

Professor & Author Paul Pierson

Paul Pierson is a Professor of Political Science

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Professor & Author Paul Pierson

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Tavis Smiley

Musician Jonathan Butler

Jonathan Butler's story centers on overcoming incredible odds.

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Musician Jonathan Butler

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Tavis Smiley

Professor & Author Jon A. Shields

Jon A. Shields is an associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College

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Professor & Author Jon A. Shields

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Video thumbnail: Tavis Smiley Actress Anna Chlumsky

Tavis Smiley

Actress Anna Chlumsky

Anna Chlumsky would charm moviegoers around the world in the '90s classics My Girl.

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Actress Anna Chlumsky

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Tavis Smiley

Author and Physician Dr. David B. Agus

One of the world’s leading cancer doctors and a biomedical researcher, Dr. David Agus

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Author and Physician Dr. David B. Agus

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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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