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  • Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor

    The British actor reflects on his work in 12 Years a Slave and seeing the story the film tells from inside the brutal experience.

    26:36
    Air Date: February 13, 2014
    Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor
    February 13, 2014 | 26:36
  • Actor-director David Hyde Pierce

    The four-time Emmy winner talks about his latest projects, including directing the L.A. production of the Tony-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

    26:36
    Air Date: February 12, 2014
    Actor-director David Hyde Pierce
    February 12, 2014 | 26:36
  • Animator Floyd Norman

    The Disney legend reviews his long and varied career as an animator, including his work on The Jungle Book.

    26:36
    Air Date: February 11, 2014
    Animator Floyd Norman
    February 11, 2014 | 26:36
  • Actress-writer Jamie Lee Curtis

    Curtis candidly discusses her personal struggle with addiction, her 15 years of sobriety and things that can be done to help others.

    13:55
    Air Date: February 10, 2014
    Actress-writer Jamie Lee Curtis
    February 10, 2014 | 13:55
  • Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations

    Lemmon—the best-selling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana—assesses the escalation of the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

    10:06
    Air Date: February 10, 2014
    Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations
    February 10, 2014 | 10:06
  • Singers Merry Clayton & Darlene Love – Part 2

    Love and Clayton recount backstories of their indelible vocal work behind some of the greatest musical legends in the business.

    26:38
    Air Date: February 7, 2014
    Singers Merry Clayton & Darlene Love – Part 2
    February 7, 2014 | 26:38
  • Singers Merry Clayton & Darlene Love – Part 1

    In the first part of an enlightening conversation, the two renowned backing singers-turned-solo headliners reflect on being back in the spotlight.

    26:34
    Air Date: February 6, 2014
    Singers Merry Clayton & Darlene Love – Part 1
    February 6, 2014 | 26:34
  • Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne

    Lynne discusses balancing her singing and songwriting with being a label chief and the experience of recording her latest project, the southern country gospel-influenced CD, “Thanks.”

    11:37
    Air Date: February 5, 2014
    Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne
    February 5, 2014 | 11:37
  • Social scientist Dr. Alvaro Huerta

    An interdisciplinary scholar, Huerta unpacks his text, Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate.

    12:21
    Air Date: February 5, 2014
    Social scientist Dr. Alvaro Huerta
    February 5, 2014 | 12:21
  • Musician-composer Béla Fleck

    The groundbreaking banjoist reflects on a career of defying labels and demonstrates his talent with a performance of a track featured on his CD, “The Imposter.”

    11:42
    Air Date: February 4, 2014
    Musician-composer Béla Fleck
    February 4, 2014 | 11:42
  • Law professor Edwin Smith

    The foreign relations law expert weighs in on the fallout from the NSA leaks, Edward Snowden and U.S. surveillance.

    11:36
    Air Date: February 4, 2014
    Law professor Edwin Smith
    February 4, 2014 | 11:36
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Tribute

    Tavis remembers the critically acclaimed stage and screen star with highlights from their past conversations.

    26:35
    Air Date: February 3, 2014
    Philip Seymour Hoffman Tribute
    February 3, 2014 | 26:35
  • Singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo

    The world music artist explains how her expansive career is marked as much by her musical achievement as by her passionate advocacy for her Africa homeland.

    26:36
    Air Date: January 31, 2014
    Singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo
    January 31, 2014 | 26:36
  • NFL pioneer James Harris & writer Sam Freedman

    Freedman and Harris share the backstory of the tale told in the book, Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights.

    26:36
    Air Date: January 30, 2014
    NFL pioneer James Harris & writer Sam Freedman
    January 30, 2014 | 26:36