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  • Hip-hop artist Chuck D

    The hip-hop pioneer discusses the current state of the rap culture and his new digital album, “The Black in Man.”

    26:36
    Air Date: September 5, 2014
    Hip-hop artist Chuck D
    September 5, 2014 | 26:36
  • Musician Sérgio Mendes

    Mendes reflects on his influence on the music industry, his collaborations and his mediums and talks about his latest projects.

    11:29
    Air Date: September 4, 2014
    Musician Sérgio Mendes
    September 4, 2014 | 11:29
  • Dr. Tricia Rose, Brown University

    The internationally respected scholar offers her take on the difficulty Americans have in dealing with the issue of racial inequality in the U.S.

    12:20
    Air Date: September 4, 2014
    Dr. Tricia Rose, Brown University
    September 4, 2014 | 12:20
  • Jazz pianist Billy Childs

    The Grammy winner shares why he chose to pay tribute to singer-songwriter Laura Nyro in his latest project and performs the track, “The Confession.”

    12:13
    Air Date: September 3, 2014
    Jazz pianist Billy Childs
    September 3, 2014 | 12:13
  • Dr. Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations

    The author of Foreign Policy Begins at Home weighs in on U.S. options for the escalating crises in Syria, Ukraine, Libya and other powder kegs.

    11:35
    Air Date: September 3, 2014
    Dr. Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations
    September 3, 2014 | 11:35
  • Musician Brian Culbertson

    The multi-instrumentalist explains why he’s celebrating his 20th anniversary as a recording artist with a remake of his debut CD and also performs the track, “Horizon.”

    11:40
    Air Date: September 2, 2014
    Musician Brian Culbertson
    September 2, 2014 | 11:40
  • Co-authors Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner

    The co-authors of the best-selling Freakonomics book series unpack the latest installment, Think Like a Freak.

    10:46
    Air Date: September 2, 2014
    Co-authors Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner
    September 2, 2014 | 10:46
  • Singer Jennifer Holliday

    The award-winning singer-actress unpacks her latest CD, “The Song Is You,” and shows off her powerhouse vocals with a performance.

    13:11
    Air Date: August 27, 2014
    Singer Jennifer Holliday
    August 27, 2014 | 13:11
  • Actor Ed O’Neill

    The veteran actor talks about his role as patriarch Jay Pritchett—for which he’s received three consecutive Emmy noms—on ABC’s top comedy, Modern Family.

    11:11
    Air Date: August 27, 2014
    Actor Ed O’Neill
    August 27, 2014 | 11:11
  • Jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval

    The Cuban trumpet virtuoso and composer chats about his current tour and demonstrates why he’s one of today’s most influential musicians.

    13:54
    Air Date: August 25, 2014
    Jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval
    August 25, 2014 | 13:54
  • Actor Jim Parsons

    The Big Bang Theory star discusses his role in HBO’s The Normal Heart—one that he reprises from his award-winning turn on Broadway.

    12:30
    Air Date: August 25, 2014
    Actor Jim Parsons
    August 25, 2014 | 12:30
  • Actress-humanitarian Mira Sorvino

    The Oscar-winning actress talks about her new BBC America series, the science fiction thriller Intruders.

    10:07
    Air Date: August 20, 2014
    Actress-humanitarian Mira Sorvino
    August 20, 2014 | 10:07
  • Actor-activist George Takei

    One of the original Star Trek cast members, Takei discusses the new documentary on his life, To Be Takei.

    Air Date: August 20, 2014
    Actor-activist George Takei
    August 20, 2014
  • Singer-songwriter Philip Bailey

    The multiple Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recounts inspirational stories from his memoir, Shining Star.

    13:56
    Air Date: July 28, 2014
    Singer-songwriter Philip Bailey
    July 28, 2014 | 13:56