- Journalist Paul IngrassiaJournalist Paul Ingrassia
The Pulitzer Prize winner examines the synonym of Detroit and the auto industry, as detailed in Engines of Change, and weighs in on whether the U.S. is doomed for a double-dip recession.
- Musician Glenn Frey – Part 2Musician Glenn Frey – Part 2
In the final part of a two-night conversation, the six-time Grammy winner discusses how he’s changed over the years and his interest in writing a memoir about his work with the Eagles.
- Musician Glenn Frey – Part 1Musician Glenn Frey – Part 1
The Eagles founding member reflects on the 40 years since the band got together and shares how and why he recorded his latest solo effort, “After Hours.”
- Actor Elijah WoodActor Elijah Wood
The busy actor discusses his transition from features to the small screen, including his role in the FX series Wilfred, and shares the downside of being involved with a major franchise.
- Journalist Rajiv ChandrasekaranJournalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran
The Washington Post associate editor weighs in on the war in Afghanistan—which he writes about in his new text, Little America, and whether the U.S. should continue to fund it.
- Environmental activist Erin BrockovichEnvironmental activist Erin Brockovich
Brockovich describes the water crisis in the U.S., her issues with the EPA and why she feels Americans live in a third world country—all of which are detailed in the documentary, Last Call at the Oasis.
- Singer-songwriter Eddie LevertSinger-songwriter Eddie Levert
The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer reflects on 50 years with the O’Jays, fatherhood and losing his sons; he also talks about his debut solo album, “I Still Have It.”
- Actors Cedric the Entertainer & Niecy NashActors Cedric the Entertainer & Niecy Nash
The husband-and-wife duo of TV Land’s The Soul Man discusses how the show’s plot parallels real life, whether they will push the envelope and their views on faith and religion.
- Nora Ephron TributeNora Ephron Tribute
Tavis pays tribute to the Oscar-nominated screenwriter and best-selling author, who recently lost her battle with leukemia.
- Writer Joan WalshWriter Joan Walsh
The Salon.com columnist weighs in on the Supreme Court’s healthcare ruling, explains her text, What’s the Matter with White People?, and assesses the evolution of the race and class discussion.
- Filmmaker Jonathan DemmeFilmmaker Jonathan Demme
The Oscar-winning filmmaker explains the backstory of his projects with rock icon Neil Young and his post-Hurricane Katrina documentary, I Am Carolyn Parker.
- Peter Berg & Freddie RoachPeter Berg & Freddie Roach
The Emmy-nominated director and legendary boxing trainer discuss the HBO docu-series On Freddie Roach, Roach’s battle with Parkinson’s disease and why people are addicted to sports.
- Law professor Peter EdelmanLaw professor Peter Edelman
The Georgetown law professor and longtime anti-poverty advocate discusses his text, So Rich, So Poor, and examines the high poverty rates in the U.S.
- Actress Kristen JohnstonActress Kristen Johnston
The two-time Emmy winner shares highlights of her career, her battles with drug addiction and depression and why she wrote her memoir Guts.
- Actor Jeff DanielsActor Jeff Daniels
The Tony-nominated actor discusses HBO’s The Newsroom, the necessity of being informed on current events and leaving the family business to become an actor.