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  • Comedian-writer Rick Najera

    One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera previews his autobiography, Almost White.

    11:35
    Air Date: October 14, 2013
    Comedian-writer Rick Najera
    October 14, 2013 | 11:35
  • Writer Edwidge Danticat

    The Haitian-born novelist discusses her most recent effort—her first novel in a decade—Claire of the Sea Light.

    12:16
    Air Date: October 14, 2013
    Writer Edwidge Danticat
    October 14, 2013 | 12:16
  • Investigative journalist Eric Schlosser

    The best-selling author unpacks his text on nuclear weapons and safety, Command and Control.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 11, 2013
    Investigative journalist Eric Schlosser
    October 11, 2013 | 26:42
  • Actress-playwright Danai Gurira

    Acclaimed as much for writing plays as for her acting, Gurira—one of the stars of The Walking Dead—reflects on her role in the new indie film, Mother of George.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 10, 2013
    Actress-playwright Danai Gurira
    October 10, 2013 | 26:42
  • The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Jimmy Carter

    The last original member touring with the longtime gospel group talks about how their sound continues to help define decades-old gospel traditions.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 9, 2013
    The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Jimmy Carter
    October 9, 2013 | 26:42
  • Actress Jessica Lange

    The multifaceted actress shares the backstory of her new children’s picture book and previews her role on the new season of American Horror Story.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 8, 2013
    Actress Jessica Lange
    October 8, 2013 | 26:42
  • Actress Jeanne Tripplehorn

    The Emmy-nominated actress and co-star of the hit series Criminal Minds describes her role in the new indie feature drama, Morning.

    10:33
    Air Date: October 7, 2013
    Actress Jeanne Tripplehorn
    October 7, 2013 | 10:33
  • Rep. Luis Gutiérrez

    The longest-serving member of the Illinois House delegation weighs in on the state of affairs in DC and on his candid memoir, Stilll Dreaming.

    13:35
    Air Date: October 7, 2013
    Rep. Luis Gutiérrez
    October 7, 2013 | 13:35
  • Former NYC mayor David Dinkins

    The first African American mayor in New York City history, Dinkins reflects on navigating big-city politics.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 4, 2013
    Former NYC mayor David Dinkins
    October 4, 2013 | 26:42
  • Jazz vocalist Gregory Porter

    Described as having “the next great voice in jazz,” Porter reflects on his rise as a major talent.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 3, 2013
    Jazz vocalist Gregory Porter
    October 3, 2013 | 26:42
  • Actress Marcia Gay Harden

    The Oscar- and Tony-winning actress describes the premise of her latest film, Parkland.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 2, 2013
    Actress Marcia Gay Harden
    October 2, 2013 | 26:42
  • Singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan

    The seven-time Grammy winner shares the backstory of her new bilingual CD, “The Standards.”

    26:42
    Air Date: October 1, 2013
    Singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan
    October 1, 2013 | 26:42
  • Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan

    The famed movie maker explains his detour from entertainment to tackle the difficult challenge of education reform in the U.S.

    11:22
    Air Date: September 30, 2013
    Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan
    September 30, 2013 | 11:22
  • Economist Paul Krugman

    The Nobel Prize-winning economist and Princeton University professor assesses the impact of the continuing brinksmanship that dominates Washington.

    12:58
    Air Date: September 30, 2013
    Economist Paul Krugman
    September 30, 2013 | 12:58