When Sen. John Kerry was sworn in as the 68th U.S. Secretary of State, he became the first white male to hold the post of top U.S. diplomat in 16 years. Watch our conversation with trailblazer Madeleine Albright—the first female Secretary of State.
Another star-studded week of lively discussion and insightful comments goes in the books. Check out the gallery (for a few behind-the-scenes shots!) and some notable quotables and share your thoughts.
The last two weeks’ conversations highlighted themes of education, life experiences and love.
You asked for it, and it’s finally here. Robert Blake’s autobiographical text, Tales of a Rascal, is now published and available on Amazon.
Coming in hot with momentum from the “Made Visible” panel discussion and the best-selling success of her latest text, Half the Sky, WuDunn is an advocate for women’s rights, making a name for herself in the global war against the oppression of women. The Half the Sky Movement will also include a four-part series featured on PBS.
Just in time for Mother’s Day 2012, Roberts’ talked to us about her then-new text, My Story, My Song, which was written with her mother, and shares stories of their lives and what they learned from each other through their collaboration.
Check out images of and quotes from the last two weeks and share your thoughts.
Marking the 40th anniversary of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, popular children’s author Judy Blume stops by to discuss censorship, connecting with children as she grows older and what’s next on her agenda.
Rather than utilizing the traditional autobiographical structure, his new memoir Dropped Names chronicles his memories and experiences with over 60 famous friends who have passed away. “I think my life story is more interesting told that way and…it’s only a piece of my life. I’m a supporting player. When I tried to do a biography of my own life, I fell asleep over the pen…I was disinterested in it,” Langella tells Tavis.
From the arts and motion pictures to politics and sports, recent guests, who were born in places as far away as Latvia or as close as Sacramento, CA, had the studio (as always) buzzing with thought-provoking and lively discussion on sports, business, politics, scandal, arts and entertainment.