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  • Musician Zucchero Fornaciari

    The Grammy-nominated musician talks about his Americana tour and offers a glimpse of his artistry in a performance.

    Air Date: April 1, 2014
    Musician Zucchero Fornaciari
    April 1, 2014
  • Author Saladin Ambar

    Ambar examines the role of race, religion and identity politics in the U.S. and U.K. with a look at a 1964 debate speech given by controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X.

    Air Date: April 1, 2014
    Author Saladin Ambar
    April 1, 2014
  • Bassist Nathan East

    A much-sought-after bass player, East talks about stepping into the spotlight and demonstrates his talent with a track from his long-awaited debut solo release.

    Air Date: March 31, 2014
    Bassist Nathan East
    March 31, 2014
  • Activists Marielena Hincapié & Erika Andiola

    Hincapié and Andiola weigh in on the DREAM Act and the struggle for immigrant rights.

    Air Date: March 31, 2014
    Activists Marielena Hincapié & Erika Andiola
    March 31, 2014
  • Jazz musician Stanley Jordan

    The four-time Grammy nominee demonstrates his extraordinary guitar sound with a performance of a track from his “Friends” CD.

    Air Date: March 28, 2014
    Jazz musician Stanley Jordan
    March 28, 2014
  • Writer Miriam Pawel

    The Pulitzer Prize winner explains her interest in the charismatic leader about whom she writes in her latest text, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez.

    Air Date: March 28, 2014
    Writer Miriam Pawel
    March 28, 2014
  • Human trafficking survivor-activist Shyima Hall

    Now a U.S. citizen, the former child slave opens up about her harrowing real-life story, as detailed in her book, Hidden Girl, and her subsequent life in the U.S.

    Air Date: March 27, 2014
    Human trafficking survivor-activist Shyima Hall
    March 27, 2014
  • Singer-songwriter Ledisi

    The songstress who’s been called one of the best soul singers of her generation comments on her “favorite album ever.”

    Air Date: March 26, 2014
    Singer-songwriter Ledisi
    March 26, 2014
  • Filmmaker Errol Morris

    The award-winning filmmaker previews his documentary, The Unknown Known, about Donald Rumsfeld, one of the principal architects of the Iraq War.

    Air Date: March 26, 2014
    Filmmaker Errol Morris
    March 26, 2014
  • Musician Benmont Tench

    One of music’s great session men talks about segueing to frontman with his debut solo album, “You Should Be So Lucky.”

    Air Date: March 25, 2014
    Musician Benmont Tench
    March 25, 2014
  • Public policy professor Robert Reich

    The former U.S. labor secretary and one of America’s leading experts on work shares his thoughts on the state of the U.S. economy.

    Air Date: March 25, 2014
    Public policy professor Robert Reich
    March 25, 2014
  • Actors Dulé Hill & James Roday

    Hill and Roday reflect on the end of their long-running series, Psych—a show that helped to put the once-fledgling USA Network on the map.

    Air Date: March 24, 2014
    Actors Dulé Hill & James Roday
    March 24, 2014
  • Foreign policy expert Bruce Jones

    The international relations scholar and author of Still Ours to Lead assesses America’s ability to shape international policy.

    Air Date: March 24, 2014
    Foreign policy expert Bruce Jones
    March 24, 2014
  • Comedian-actor Tim Conway

    Long regarded as one of the funniest comedians around, Conway recounts stories from his inspiring memoir, What’s So Funny?

    Air Date: March 21, 2014
    Comedian-actor Tim Conway
    March 21, 2014