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  • Writer David Treuer

    The college professor-novelist explains his latest text—his first full-length nonfiction work—Rez Life, and how growing up on the margins of a reservation was a metaphor for his life.

    12:38
    Air Date: April 12, 2012
    Writer David Treuer
    12:38
    April 12, 2012
  • Donna Summer Tribute

    In a tribute to the “Queen of Disco,” Tavis looks at the legacy of the five-time Grammy winner and one of the most popular artists of the disco era.

    04:11
    Air Date: May 21, 2012
    Donna Summer Tribute
    04:11
    May 21, 2012
  • Etta James Tribute

    Tavis devotes tonight’s show to the legacy of the three-time Grammy-winning blues matriarch.

    24:04
    Air Date: January 23, 2012
    Etta James Tribute
    24:04
    January 23, 2012
  • James Garner Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the Emmy-winning film and TV actor with a rebroadcast of their 2004 conversation, just before the opening of The Notebook.

    10:37
    Air Date: July 21, 2014
    James Garner Tribute
    10:37
    July 21, 2014
  • Jerry Leiber Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the legendary lyricist who is described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the “defining creators in mid-century pop music culture.”

    12:00
    Air Date: August 24, 2011
    Jerry Leiber Tribute
    12:00
    August 24, 2011
  • Larry Hagman Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the iconic Dallas star with a look back at his memorable appearance on the show in 2008.

    11:20
    Air Date: November 26, 2012
    Larry Hagman Tribute
    11:20
    November 26, 2012
  • Laura Ziskin Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the pioneering Hollywood producer and cancer awareness advocate.

    7:54
    Air Date: June 14, 2011
    Laura Ziskin Tribute
    7:54
    June 14, 2011
  • Actress Lynn Redgrave Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to a member of acting royalty.

    10:26
    Air Date: May 3, 2010
    Actress Lynn Redgrave Tribute
    10:26
    May 3, 2010
  • Historian Dr. Manning Marable Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the celebrated historian, who passed away on the eve of the release of what’s been called his ‘crowning achievement’—the biography of Malcolm X.

    12:26
    Air Date: April 4, 2011
    Historian Dr. Manning Marable Tribute
    12:26
    April 4, 2011
  • Maya Angelou Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to one of the most influential literary voices of the 20th century.

    10:55
    Air Date: May 28, 2014
    Maya Angelou Tribute
    10:55
    May 28, 2014
  • Tribute to Maya Angelou

    Tavis revisits past conversations with the pioneering and esteemed poet, writer, civil rights activist and professor.

    26:34
    Air Date: May 29, 2014
    Tribute to Maya Angelou
    26:34
    May 29, 2014
  • Michael Clarke Duncan Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the Oscar-nominated actor, often called the “gentle giant.”

    1:59
    Air Date: September 4, 2012
    Michael Clarke Duncan Tribute
    1:59
    September 4, 2012
  • Nelson Mandela Tribute

    In a tribute to Nelson Mandela, Tavis talks with activist-entertainer Harry Belafonte, Rep. Maxine Waters and talk show host Larry King, all of whose paths crossed with this extraordinary man, and also shares a personal memory of the then-ANC deputy president’s 1990 visit to Los Angeles.

    26:38
    Air Date: December 5, 2013
    Nelson Mandela Tribute
    26:38
    December 5, 2013
  • Nick Ashford Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the lyricist half of the legendary singing and songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson.

    24:09
    Air Date: August 30, 2011
    Nick Ashford Tribute
    24:09
    August 30, 2011
  • Nora Ephron Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the Oscar-nominated screenwriter and best-selling author, who recently lost her battle with leukemia.

    10:45
    Air Date: July 2, 2012
    Nora Ephron Tribute
    10:45
    July 2, 2012
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