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  • Filmmaker William Friedkin

    Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, reflects on his extraordinary life and career.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 29, 2013
    Filmmaker William Friedkin
    October 29, 2013 | 26:42
  • Best-selling author T.C. Boyle

    Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II.

    12:12
    Air Date: October 28, 2013
    Best-selling author T.C. Boyle
    October 28, 2013 | 12:12
  • Barnard College president Debora L. Spar

    A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today’s women.

    11:07
    Air Date: October 28, 2013
    Barnard College president Debora L. Spar
    October 28, 2013 | 11:07
  • Political journalist John Nichols

    The pioneering political blogger unpacks Dollarocracy, the text in which he looks at how unbridled campaign spending defines U.S. politics.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 25, 2013
    Political journalist John Nichols
    October 25, 2013 | 26:46
  • L.A. Philharmonic conductor laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen

    Salonen reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 24, 2013
    L.A. Philharmonic conductor laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen
    October 24, 2013 | 26:46
  • Jazz musician Herb Alpert

    The prolific musician, whose recordings (both with the Tijuana Brass and as a solo artist) have sold over 72 million copies, reflects on his 50+ years in the music business.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 23, 2013
    Jazz musician Herb Alpert
    October 23, 2013 | 26:46
  • “The Nation” poverty correspondent Greg Kaufmann

    Called “one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America,” Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy.

    12:48
    Air Date: October 22, 2013
    “The Nation” poverty correspondent Greg Kaufmann
    October 22, 2013 | 12:48
  • Dr. Patrick McCarthy, President Annie E. Casey Foundation

    With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children’s well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the U.S.

    10:46
    Air Date: October 22, 2013
    Dr. Patrick McCarthy, President Annie E. Casey Foundation
    October 22, 2013 | 10:46
  • Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 21, 2013
    Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.
    October 21, 2013 | 26:46
  • Writer Kathy Eldon

    The co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation shares her experience with power and strength in the face of tragic loss.

    12:03
    Air Date: October 18, 2013
    Writer Kathy Eldon
    October 18, 2013 | 12:03
  • Biographer Brian Jay Jones

    Jones discusses his biography of Muppet creator Jim Henson, described as an uncommonly intimate portrait of one of the 20th century’s most innovative creative artists.

    12:03
    Air Date: October 18, 2013
    Biographer Brian Jay Jones
    October 18, 2013 | 12:03
  • Actress Jacqueline Bisset

    The international film star talks about her latest projects, including the jazz drama miniseries, Dancing on the Edge.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 17, 2013
    Actress Jacqueline Bisset
    October 17, 2013 | 26:42
  • Singer-songwriter-guitarist Robbie Robertson

    The celebrated musician and founding member of The Band shares his insight on the business that made him a legend.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 16, 2013
    Singer-songwriter-guitarist Robbie Robertson
    October 16, 2013 | 26:42
  • Filmmaker Steve McQueen

    The award-winning director reflects on the Oscar buzz around his latest feature film, 12 Years a Slave.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 15, 2013
    Filmmaker Steve McQueen
    October 15, 2013 | 26:42