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  • Actress Kristen Stewart

    With the Twilight film franchise behind her, Stewart talks about her work in a series of interesting indie films, including Camp X-Ray.

    Air Date: October 20, 2014
    Actress Kristen Stewart
    October 20, 2014 | 26:36
  • Musician Melissa Etheridge

    The award-winning artist and 10-year breast cancer survivor talks about her latest project, “This Is M.E.,” and performs the new track, “A Little Bit of Me.”

    Air Date: October 17, 2014
    Musician Melissa Etheridge
    October 17, 2014 | 26:36
  • Musician-songwriter Joe Perry

    The Rock and Roll and Songwriters Hall of Famer offers an insider’s look at life in and out of one of the biggest bands in the world.

    Air Date: October 16, 2014
    Musician-songwriter Joe Perry
    October 16, 2014 | 26:36
  • (Ret.) Gen. Wesley Clark

    The retired four-star general explains his text, Don’t Wait for the Next War, in which he argues for a new platform of American global leadership.

    Air Date: October 15, 2014
    (Ret.) Gen. Wesley Clark
    October 15, 2014 | 26:36
  • Actress Cicely Tyson

    Into her eighth decade, the incomparable actress-activist reflects on her career and her decision to only portray strong women.

    Air Date: October 14, 2014
    Actress Cicely Tyson
    October 14, 2014 | 26:37
  • Filmmaker Justin Simien

    Simien shares his feelings on the acclaim being received by his debut feature film, Dear White People, in which he tackles issues of race with humor and insight.

    Air Date: October 13, 2014
    Filmmaker Justin Simien
    October 13, 2014
  • Writer John Lahr

    The Tony-winning author and theater critic unpacks his epic biography on celebrated playwright Tennessee Williams.

    Air Date: October 13, 2014
    Writer John Lahr
    October 13, 2014 | 11:35
  • Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau

    Jarreau tells why he pays tribute to the artistry of George Duke with his CD, “My Old Friend.”

    Air Date: October 10, 2014
    Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau
    October 10, 2014 | 26:36
  • Actress Hilary Swank

    The two-time Academy Award winner discusses her latest film releases, You’re Not You and The Homesman.

    Air Date: October 9, 2014
    Actress Hilary Swank
    October 9, 2014 | 26:36
  • Percussionist Sheila E.

    The talented musician talks about her memoir, The Beat of My Own Drum, which is a testament to the positive power of music.

    Air Date: October 8, 2014
    Percussionist Sheila E.
    October 8, 2014 | 10:28
  • Journalist-filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas

    The founder of the Define American campaign describes his documentary, Documented.

    Air Date: October 8, 2014
    Journalist-filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas
    October 8, 2014 | 13:21
  • Opera singer-actress Pauline Malefane

    Malefane explains why she felt the need to establish a theater company in her native South Africa.

    Air Date: October 7, 2014
    Opera singer-actress Pauline Malefane
    October 7, 2014 | 11:31
  • Law professor Adam Winkler

    At the start of the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term, the UCLA constitutional law professor assesses the direction of the Roberts court.

    Air Date: October 7, 2014
    Law professor Adam Winkler
    October 7, 2014 | 12:11
  • Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    The best-selling novelist reflects on the acclaim she’s received for her work, including Half of a Yellow Sun and, her latest, Americanah.

    Air Date: October 6, 2014
    Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    October 6, 2014 | 26:36