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  • Actress-director Phylicia Rashad

    The Tony-winning actress reflects on her versatility in the business and adding theater director to her long list of successes.

    17:12
    Air Date: May 10, 2013
    Actress-director Phylicia Rashad
    May 10, 2013 | 17:12
  • Musician John Densmore

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares the backstory of his book, The Doors Unhinged, which chronicles his fight to defend the band’s legacy.

    24:14
    Air Date: May 9, 2013
    Musician John Densmore
    May 9, 2013 | 24:14
  • Writer Joyce Carol Oates

    The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel, set in Princeton, NJ.

    26:46
    Air Date: May 8, 2013
    Writer Joyce Carol Oates
    May 8, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actress-comedienne Carol Burnett

    The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me.

    23:52
    Air Date: May 7, 2013
    Actress-comedienne Carol Burnett
    May 7, 2013 | 23:52
  • Sojourners president-CEO Jim Wallis

    The longtime activist dissects his new text, On God’s Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn’t Learned about Serving the Common Good.

    13:23
    Air Date: May 6, 2013
    Sojourners president-CEO Jim Wallis
    May 6, 2013 | 13:23
  • Former U.S. labor secretary Robert Reich

    The UC Berkeley public policy professor assesses the fallout from sequestration, the most recent jobs report and whether austerity is working.

    13:23
    Air Date: May 6, 2013
    Former U.S. labor secretary Robert Reich
    May 6, 2013 | 13:23
  • Director Tom Shadyac

    The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of Life’s Operating Manual recounts events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way.

    24:02
    Air Date: May 3, 2013
    Director Tom Shadyac
    May 3, 2013 | 24:02
  • Actor Sir Ben Kingsley

    The award-winning thespian discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of Marvel Comics’ Iron Man action adventure feature series.

    26:46
    Air Date: May 2, 2013
    Actor Sir Ben Kingsley
    May 2, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actor Pierce Brosnan

    The two-time Golden Globe nominee reflects on embracing new challenges in his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need.

    24:21
    Air Date: May 1, 2013
    Actor Pierce Brosnan
    May 1, 2013 | 24:21
  • Director Mira Nair

    One of few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which tackles issues of nationalism and identity in a post-9-11 world.

    24:21
    Air Date: April 30, 2013
    Director Mira Nair
    April 30, 2013 | 24:21
  • Room to Read founder John Wood

    The former Microsoft executive explains his mission to help transform the world by putting books in the hands of the world’s children.

    Air Date: April 29, 2013
    Room to Read founder John Wood
    April 29, 2013
  • The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons

    The Atlantic‘s Washington editor-at-large assesses the U.S. position on the civil war in Syria.

    13:23
    Air Date: April 29, 2013
    The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons
    April 29, 2013 | 13:23
  • Actor Chadwick Boseman

    The actor, director and playwright explains the challenge of playing the lead role in the feature biopic, 42, which celebrates the courage of Jackie Robinson.

    26:46
    Air Date: April 26, 2013
    Actor Chadwick Boseman
    April 26, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actor-director Kevin Bacon

    The Emmy-nominated actor explains his decision to do television with his role in the Fox suspense series, The Following.

    26:46
    Air Date: April 25, 2013
    Actor-director Kevin Bacon
    April 25, 2013 | 26:46