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  • China Week Preview

    Tavis previews the upcoming, week-long series of shows exploring the People’s Republic of China.

    4:03
    Air Date: July 8, 2011
    China Week Preview
    July 8, 2011 | 4:03
  • China – Education

    In this fourth episode of the special series on the People’s Republic of China—the final program on the road—Tavis talks in depth with some of the students at one of China’s top schools.

    23:41
    Air Date: July 14, 2011
    China – Education
    July 14, 2011 | 23:41
  • China – Roundtable

    On the final night of the week’s look at the People’s Republic of China, Tavis hosts a panel of prominent Chinese Americans for a wide-ranging discussion about the country, including the good and the bad of its economic boom, the environment, human rights and the complexity of U.S.-China relations.

    24:03
    Air Date: July 15, 2011
    China – Roundtable
    July 15, 2011 | 24:03
  • China – The Challenges

    In our continuing series on China, Tavis talks environmental issues with Kongjian Yu and examines some of the challenges facing modern China. He also takes an inside look at the lives of migrant workers and their children and their struggle to better their lives.

    23:38
    Air Date: July 12, 2011
    China – The Challenges
    July 12, 2011 | 23:38
  • China – The Economy

    In the first show of this week’s special broadcasts on the People’s Republic of China, Tavis discusses the country’s economic and technology boom with Victor Yuan, board chair of China’s most prestigious polling firm, and with venture capitalist Kai Fu Lee, CEO and chair of Innovation Works and one of the “godfathers” of Chinese technology.

    23:37
    Air Date: July 11, 2011
    China – The Economy
    July 11, 2011 | 23:37
  • China – The Hip-Hop Culture

    In this special episode, a Black entrepreneur shares the backstory of his successful pilgrimage from North Carolina to Shanghai and his unique perspective on Chinese culture and the role “race” plays in this once isolated country.

    25:06
    Air Date: July 13, 2011
    China – The Hip-Hop Culture
    July 13, 2011 | 25:06
  • MIT Professor Noam Chomsky

    One of our nation’s most renowned intellectuals discusses how the seemingly harmless elements of our socialization — from our language, to the way we draw our maps — in fact promote one world view over another.

    12:01
    Air Date: April 15, 2015
    MIT Professor Noam Chomsky
    April 15, 2015 | 12:01
  • Author Amy Chua

    Yale Law professor clears up misconceptions surrounding her controversial new memoir on parenting.

    20:10
    Air Date: February 10, 2011
    Author Amy Chua
    February 10, 2011 | 20:10
  • 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
  • Political blogger Chris Cillizza

    The Washington Post‘s political blogger breaks down the results of the week’s primary elections.

    9:23
    Air Date: May 19, 2010
    Political blogger Chris Cillizza
    May 19, 2010 | 9:23
  • Chris Cillizza

    Washington Post journalist and ‘The Fix’ blogger goes inside the budget battle and discusses details of a potential government shutdown.

    10:17
    Air Date: March 31, 2011
    Chris Cillizza
    March 31, 2011 | 10:17
  • The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza

    The managing editor of The Washington Post‘s online politics coverage assesses this year’s election.

    12:20
    Air Date: September 26, 2012
    The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza
    September 26, 2012 | 12:20
  • Civil War Panel

    A panel of esteemed historians reflects on the Civil War on the 150th anniversary of its final battle.

    26:36
    Air Date: April 9, 2015
    Civil War Panel
    April 9, 2015 | 26:36
  • Retired Army general Gen. Wesley Clark

    Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander shares his thoughts on whether Iraqis are ready to take over where American troops have left off.

    11:16
    Air Date: August 30, 2010
    Retired Army general Gen. Wesley Clark
    August 30, 2010 | 11:16