- Harvard professor Michael SandelHarvard professor Michael Sandel
The Harvard professor assesses whether morality is in play in U.S. markets and discusses his best-selling book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets.
- Pulitzer Prize winner Sheryl WuDunnPulitzer Prize winner Sheryl WuDunn
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer-turned-business exec and entrepreneur discusses her best-selling book, Half the Sky, and shares why she believes that the oppression of women is the moral issue of our time.
- Microsoft VP Anthony SalcitoMicrosoft VP Anthony Salcito
Microsoft’s VP of Worldwide Public Sector Education explains how technology saved his life and weighs in on whether his industry can advance education.
- Social psychologist Jonathan HaidtSocial psychologist Jonathan Haidt
The University of Virginia professor discusses his text The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion and expands upon his Moral Foundations theory across political party lines.
- Actor Damian LewisActor Damian Lewis
The British actor reflects on portraying American history in Band of Brothers and weighs in on President Obama’s comment on Lewis’ latest star vehicle, Showtime’s Peabody Award-winning drama series Homeland.
- Columnist-author Anna QuindlenColumnist-author Anna Quindlen
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer discusses her memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, shares her views on aging and offers insight on how certain women-related political issues will play out on the 2012 campaign trail.
- Actor Ed HelmsActor Ed Helms
The actor-comedian-writer discusses the 3rd annual L.A. Bluegrass Situation, his role on The Office and whether there will be another season for the hit NBC sitcom.
- Singer-songwriter Jason MrazSinger-songwriter Jason Mraz
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses the challenge of making an album of love songs, how he hones his craft as a songwriter and the backstory of the title of his latest CD, “Love Is a Four Letter Word.”
- Journalist-author Robin RobertsJournalist-author Robin Roberts
The Emmy-winning Good Morning America co-anchor reflects on the experience of writing her latest text, My Story, My Song, with her mother and how, through their collaboration, they learned more about each other.
- Former U.S. Education Secretary Bill BennettFormer U.S. Education Secretary Bill Bennett
The former education secretary and host of the syndicated radio show Morning in America shares his inspiration for writing the text The Book of Man and assesses the growth in education inequality and the “Race to the Top” program.
- Singer-songwriter Steve TyrellSinger-songwriter Steve Tyrell
Tavis: Steve Tyrell is a popular singer who is out now with his latest project. It’s called “I’ll Take Romance.” The disk is a collection of covers from the Great American Songbook featuring artists ranging from Etta James to Linda Ronstadt to Sam Cooke. From the new CD, some of the video now for the [...]
- Actor-writer Ayad AkhtarActor-writer Ayad Akhtar
The actor-writer talks about the real-life experiences that inspired his first novel, American Dervish, relates Islam to Christianity and discusses his challenges as a storyteller to expose new truths that readers would not normally consider.
- Author Judy BlumeAuthor Judy Blume
The award-winning and controversial author discusses book censorship in the Internet age, how she can continue to connect with children as she grows older and what’s next on her agenda.
- Writer Robert DraperWriter Robert Draper
The best-selling author explains the inspiration behind the title of his new book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do, comments on whether the media has an impact on Congress and shares his thoughts on this year’s “freshman class” on Capitol Hill.
- Actor-writer-director Clark GreggActor-writer-director Clark Gregg
The actor-writer-director discusses the development of his character in the much-buzzed-about feature The Avengers and relates his career to that of the NBA’s Jeremy Lin.