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  • Musician Bootsy Collins

    Grammy-winning funk icon Bootsy Collins shares lessons learned from James Brown and George Clinton and describes working on his new CD with people not known for music—like Dr. Cornel West and Rev. Al Sharpton.

    13:50
    Air Date: May 3, 2011
    Musician Bootsy Collins
    May 3, 2011 | 13:50
  • Journalist Gail Collins

    The New York Times columnist and best-selling author discusses her text, As Texas Goes…, and shares her thoughts on events surrounding this year’s presidential election.

    24:31
    Air Date: June 4, 2012
    Journalist Gail Collins
    June 4, 2012 | 24:31
  • Novelist Jackie Collins

    The best-selling novelist discusses her new book Goddess of Vengeance and shares the real-life horror that brought her face-to-face with an Uzi.

    24:13
    Air Date: October 28, 2011
    Novelist Jackie Collins
    October 28, 2011 | 24:13
  • Writer Jackie Collins

    The über-successful writer reflects on her longevity as a novelist and previews her seventh book featuring the popular Lucky Santangelo character.

    Air Date: April 17, 2014
    Writer Jackie Collins
    April 17, 2014
  • Singer-songwriter Judy Collins

    Legendary singer-songwriter reflects on her career choices and discusses her new children’s book, Over the Rainbow.

    14:39
    Air Date: April 27, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Judy Collins
    April 27, 2010 | 14:39
  • Director-producer Chris Columbus

    One of Hollywood’s most successful directors, Columbus talks about adding “author” to his résumé, with his first novel, House of Secrets.

    8:46
    Air Date: April 15, 2013
    Director-producer Chris Columbus
    April 15, 2013 | 8:46
  • Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin

    The multiple Grammy winner talks about her new CD, “All Fall Down,” and her candid new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and reveals what she uses as her healing factors during times of clinical depression.

    23:19
    Air Date: June 14, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin
    June 14, 2012 | 23:19
  • Conductor James Conlon

    Maestro Conlon shares the backstory of his dedication to championing the music of composers who’ve been marginalized by history.

    13:23
    Air Date: April 25, 2014
    Conductor James Conlon
    April 25, 2014 | 13:23
  • Maestro James Conlon

    The two-time Grammy-winning composer and conductor explains his passion for introducing the work of composers that are not well-known to contemporary audiences.

    13:23
    Air Date: June 6, 2014
    Maestro James Conlon
    June 6, 2014 | 13:23
  • Author Michael Connelly

    Best-selling mystery writer tells Tavis why he fictionalizes real world events in his writing.

    12:31
    Air Date: April 5, 2011
    Author Michael Connelly
    April 5, 2011 | 12:31
  • Crime writer Michael Connelly

    The newspaper reporter-turned-mystery writer explains his upcoming documentary and his return to the Harry Bosch novel series with The Black Box.

    26:42
    Air Date: December 7, 2012
    Crime writer Michael Connelly
    December 7, 2012 | 26:42
  • Journalist Ceci Connolly

    Journalist, and one of the contributors to the book Landmark, explains some of the behind-the-scenes wrangling that resulted in the passage of healthcare legislation.

    13:54
    Air Date: May 5, 2010
    Journalist Ceci Connolly
    May 5, 2010 | 13:54
  • Tennis champion Jimmy Connors

    The International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his no-holds-barred memoir, The Outsider.

    26:46
    Air Date: July 9, 2013
    Tennis champion Jimmy Connors
    July 9, 2013 | 26:46
  • 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