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  • Musician-activist Peter Yarrow

    One-third of the iconic folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, Yarrow introduces his children’s book, based on one of the trio’s most beloved songs.

    Air Date: December 3, 2013
    Musician-activist Peter Yarrow
    December 3, 2013 | 13:49
  • Organ master Booker T.

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recounts stories from his longtime music career and performs a track from his latest CD, “Sound the Alarm.”

    Air Date: December 2, 2013
    Organ master Booker T.
    December 2, 2013
  • Trumpeter Chris Botti

    The top-selling jazz instrumentalist talks about his Grammy-winning CD, “Impressions,” and his collaborations over the years.

    Air Date: December 2, 2013
    Trumpeter Chris Botti
    December 2, 2013 | 10:01
  • Actor-producer Wendell Pierce

    The versatile Juilliard-trained actor describes his role in the new comedy, The Michael J. Fox Show, and in the final season of the Peabody Award-winning drama, Tremé.

    Air Date: November 29, 2013
    Actor-producer Wendell Pierce
    November 29, 2013 | 26:36
  • Singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler

    The acclaimed South African singer-songwriter-guitarist talks about his time away from the spotlight and performs songs from his holiday CD.

    Air Date: November 28, 2013
    Singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler
    November 28, 2013 | 26:36
  • Blues singer Shemekia Copeland

    The two-time Grammy nominee shares her backstory and demonstrates why she’s being called “the new Queen of the Blues,” performing a track from her CD, “33 1/3.”

    Air Date: November 27, 2013
    Blues singer Shemekia Copeland
    November 27, 2013 | 26:36
  • Host-comedian D.L. Hughley

    The popular actor, political commentator and stand-up comedian gives an update on his new television and radio projects.

    Air Date: November 26, 2013
    Host-comedian D.L. Hughley
    November 26, 2013 | 12:33
  • Phill Wilson, CEO, Black AIDS Institute

    The longtime activist assesses what’s been accomplished and what still needs to be done to reach the goal of an AIDS-free generation.

    Air Date: November 26, 2013
    Phill Wilson, CEO, Black AIDS Institute
    November 26, 2013 | 11:12
  • Writer-producer Steven Bochco

    The groundbreaking producer explains the premise of his upcoming TNT Originals drama series, Murder in the First.

    Air Date: November 25, 2013
    Writer-producer Steven Bochco
    November 25, 2013 | 26:36
  • Singer-songwriter Dave Stewart

    The Grammy-winning musician, producer and multimedia entrepreneur performs a track from his latest CD, “Lucky Numbers.”

    Air Date: November 22, 2013
    Singer-songwriter Dave Stewart
    November 22, 2013 | 26:36
  • Novelist Ayana Mathis

    The acclaimed writer reacts to the buzz around her debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie.

    Air Date: November 21, 2013
    Novelist Ayana Mathis
    November 21, 2013 | 13:31
  • Historian Robert Dallek

    The noted presidential biographer assesses the contributions of President Kennedy’s brain trust to the successes and failures of his administration.

    Air Date: November 21, 2013
    Historian Robert Dallek
    November 21, 2013 | 10:34
  • Actor Jeffrey Wright

    The Tony-, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor explains the choices of characters he portrays.

    Air Date: November 20, 2013
    Actor Jeffrey Wright
    November 20, 2013
  • Opera tenor Lawrence Brownlee

    The renowned tenor reflects on his success despite the judgment of naysayers and his role in the U.S. production premiere of The Magic Flute.

    Air Date: November 19, 2013
    Opera tenor Lawrence Brownlee
    November 19, 2013 | 26:36