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  • 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
  • Violinist Hilary Hahn

    An advocate for new music, Hahn talks about her cross-genre collaborations and pushing musical boundaries.

    09:02
    Air Date: January 29, 2014
    Violinist Hilary Hahn
    January 29, 2014 | 09:02
  • Documentary director Teller

    The award-winning entertainer describes the project that served as his feature documentary directorial debut, Tim’s Vermeer.

    14:40
    Air Date: January 29, 2014
    Documentary director Teller
    January 29, 2014 | 14:40
  • Actress-singer-dancer Chita Rivera

    Universally regarded as an American national treasure, Rivera reflects on her history-making career.

    26:36
    Air Date: January 28, 2014
    Actress-singer-dancer Chita Rivera
    January 28, 2014 | 26:36
  • Chideo CEO Todd Wagner

    The visionary entrepreneur shares how his new digital platform, Chideo, works to change the world for the better.

    09:15
    Air Date: January 27, 2014
    Chideo CEO Todd Wagner
    January 27, 2014 | 09:15
  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

    Los Angeles’ first-term mayor looks ahead to this year’s State of the Union address and the possibilities for designated “Promise Zones.”

    14:34
    Air Date: January 27, 2014
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
    January 27, 2014 | 14:34
  • Violinist-conductor Itzhak Perlman

    The classical superstar discusses his passion for using music to build bridges between disparate people and political ideologies.

    26:37
    Air Date: January 24, 2014
    Violinist-conductor Itzhak Perlman
    January 24, 2014 | 26:37
  • Singer Gloria Gaynor

    The disco icon, who continues to perform, recounts inspirational stories from her book, We Will Survive.

    11:40
    Air Date: January 23, 2014
    Singer Gloria Gaynor
    January 23, 2014 | 11:40
  • Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    The Don Jon star, director and screenwriter describes his latest venture, an extension of his online collaborative production company, hitRECord on TV.

    12:32
    Air Date: January 23, 2014
    Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    January 23, 2014 | 12:32
  • Biographer Robert Hilburn

    The pop music critic-turned-biographer shares the backstory of his new text, Johnny Cash: The Life.

    11:11
    Air Date: January 22, 2014
    Biographer Robert Hilburn
    January 22, 2014 | 11:11
  • Actress-screenwriter Julie Delpy

    An accomplished actress, Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director, Delpy shares her feelings about the honors her latest film, Before Midnight, has received.

    12:58
    Air Date: January 22, 2014
    Actress-screenwriter Julie Delpy
    January 22, 2014 | 12:58
  • “MLK: A Call to Conscience” Part Two

    The celebration of Dr. King’s legacy concludes with an analysis of his stand against the Vietnam War and the growing economic divide that threatened U.S. stability.

    26:36
    Air Date: January 21, 2014
    “MLK: A Call to Conscience” Part Two
    January 21, 2014 | 26:36