- Attorney-activist Connie RiceAttorney-activist Connie Rice
The veteran civil rights attorney, out with her memoir, Power Concedes Nothing, discusses why the poor have to make demands and hijack power.
- Columnist Frank RichColumnist Frank Rich
Veteran New York Times columnist explains why he chose to write about the president for his debut piece with New York Magazine.
- Writer Frank RichWriter Frank Rich
The former New York Times Op-Ed columnist gives his take on election 2012.
- Writer Mark RichardWriter Mark Richard
Award-winning writer reflects on his spiritual journey and explains why he believes if we survive our childhood, we have a story to tell.
- Actress Miranda RichardsonActress Miranda Richardson
Two-time Oscar nominee explains why turtles are so amazing and discusses the nature documentary that she narrates, Turtle: The Incredible Journey.
- Journalist Thomas RicksJournalist Thomas Ricks
The Pulitzer Prize winner explains his new book, The Generals, and offers his thoughts on the resignation of Gen. David Petraeus.
- Iraq veteran Paul RieckhoffIraq veteran Paul Rieckhoff
Founder-executive director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America explains why Americans need to understand the cost of war.
- Sociologist Jonathan RiederSociologist Jonathan Rieder
The noted scholar explains the motivation for his latest text on Dr. King’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail” and the struggle that changed a nation.
- Actress Molly RingwaldActress Molly Ringwald
Ringwald reflects on lessons learned from her jazz musician father and talks about her memoir.
- Actress-singer-writer Molly RingwaldActress-singer-writer Molly Ringwald
The versatile co-star of The Secret Life of the American Teenager talks about her love of music and her new jazz CD, “Except Sometimes.”
- Emmy-winning filmmaker Jay RoachEmmy-winning filmmaker Jay Roach
The director and producer of Game Change, the new HBO dramatization of the 2008 presidential campaign, talks about VP candidate Sarah Palin and whether the filmmakers “went soft” on Sen. John McCain.
- Actor-filmmaker-activist Tim RobbinsActor-filmmaker-activist Tim Robbins
Oscar-winning actor, director, producer, musician and activist explains why it’s important in his new stage play, Break the Whip—which he wrote and directs—to tell the story of the Jamestown settlement without Pocahontas or John Smith.
- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Robert Battle & Alicia Graf MackAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Robert Battle & Alicia Graf Mack
Artistic director Battle and dancer Mack discuss their goal to build on the prestigious Company’s triumphs while making sure it stays relevant.
- Law professor-author Dorothy RobertsLaw professor-author Dorothy Roberts
Roberts, a legal scholar and author of Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-First Century, examines the political and commercial incentives for continuing the categorization of people by race.
- 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.