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  • Singer-songwriter Johnny Rivers

    The “Secret Agent Man” reflects on 50 years of rock and roll, including his stint at the legendary L.A. music venue, the Whiskey a Go Go.

    09:46
    Air Date: January 13, 2014
    Singer-songwriter Johnny Rivers
    January 13, 2014 | 09:46
  • Sociologist Michael Kimmel

    The Stony Brook University gender studies professor discusses the research for his latest text, Angry White Men.

    14:17
    Air Date: January 13, 2014
    Sociologist Michael Kimmel
    January 13, 2014 | 14:17
  • Actress Mary McDonnell

    The two-time Oscar nominee talks about her role as Capt. Raydor, first seen in The Closer and now in the spin-off series, Major Crimes.

    13:26
    Air Date: January 9, 2014
    Actress Mary McDonnell
    January 9, 2014 | 13:26
  • Political theorist Benjamin Barber

    The City University of New York senior research scholar unpacks his latest text, If Mayors Ruled the World.

    10:53
    Air Date: January 9, 2014
    Political theorist Benjamin Barber
    January 9, 2014 | 10:53
  • Violinist Joshua Bell

    The celebrated musician talks about his CD, “Musical Gifts,” and closes the show with a special performance.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 24, 2013
    Violinist Joshua Bell
    December 24, 2013 | 26:36
  • Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins

    The hit-making singer-songwriter discusses his latest ventures, including the “Frosty the Snowman” CD and picture book and the Blue Sky Riders band.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 23, 2013
    Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins
    December 23, 2013 | 26:36
  • Actor Stacy Keach

    The seasoned thespian and co-star of the film, Nebraska, offers a glimpse into his Hollywood moments and friendships.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 20, 2013
    Actor Stacy Keach
    December 20, 2013 | 26:36
  • Famed architect Frank Gehry

    The world-famous and visionary architect talks about his love of the interplay of the arts.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 19, 2013
    Famed architect Frank Gehry
    December 19, 2013 | 26:36
  • NBA great Julius “Dr. J” Erving

    The Hall of Famer and one of basketball’s living legends shares stories from his first-ever book, his autobiography Dr. J.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 18, 2013
    NBA great Julius “Dr. J” Erving
    December 18, 2013 | 26:36
  • Actress-director Anjelica Huston

    Part of a third generation of Hollywood talent, Huston explains why she decided to write about her unusual upbringing.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 17, 2013
    Actress-director Anjelica Huston
    December 17, 2013 | 26:36
  • Actress Angela Lansbury

    The London-born actress-singer shares her feelings on receiving an honorary Academy Award for her body of work.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 16, 2013
    Actress Angela Lansbury
    December 16, 2013 | 26:36
  • Biographer A. Scott Berg

    The award-winning author discusses his choice of President Woodrow Wilson as a biography subject.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 13, 2013
    Biographer A. Scott Berg
    December 13, 2013 | 26:36
  • Actor-director-host LeVar Burton

    The winner of numerous Emmy Awards, Burton explains the relaunch of Reading Rainbow as a mobile app.

    11:30
    Air Date: December 12, 2013
    Actor-director-host LeVar Burton
    December 12, 2013 | 11:30
  • Writer Amy Tan

    The award-winning writer unpacks her sixth novel, The Valley of Amazement, a sweeping tale of two women’s search for identity.

    12:11
    Air Date: December 12, 2013
    Writer Amy Tan
    December 12, 2013 | 12:11