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  • Mental health expert Dr. Lloyd Sederer

    Sederer, author of The Family Guide to Mental Health Care, discusses the mental health crisis in the U.S.

    10:53
    Air Date: June 3, 2013
    Mental health expert Dr. Lloyd Sederer
    June 3, 2013 | 10:53
  • Actor David Harewood

    The UK-born actor offers an update on life after his turn on the Emmy-winning drama, Homeland, including his upcoming portrayal of the legendary Paul Robeson.

    26:46
    Air Date: May 31, 2013
    Actor David Harewood
    May 31, 2013 | 26:46
  • Scientist Jared Diamond

    The provocative best-selling author unpacks his new text, the intensely debated The World Until Yesterday.

    24:22
    Air Date: May 27, 2013
    Scientist Jared Diamond
    May 27, 2013 | 24:22
  • Celebrating 2,000 Shows on PBS

    We celebrate our landmark 2,000th show on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.

    26:46
    Air Date: May 24, 2013
    Celebrating 2,000 Shows on PBS
    May 24, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke

    The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his latest feature release, the highly anticipated Before Midnight—which he also co-wrote.

    23:07
    Air Date: May 23, 2013
    Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke
    May 23, 2013 | 23:07
  • Playwright-activist Eve Ensler

    The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright—of Vagina Monologue fame—explains the motivation for her latest text, In the Body of the World.

    24:10
    Air Date: May 22, 2013
    Playwright-activist Eve Ensler
    May 22, 2013 | 24:10
  • Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé

    The former med student reflects on her stunning international success in the music business.

    13:23
    Air Date: May 21, 2013
    Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé
    May 21, 2013 | 13:23
  • Novelist Khaled Hosseini

    The physician-turned-writer talks about his highly anticipated third novel, And the Mountains Echoed.

    13:23
    Air Date: May 21, 2013
    Novelist Khaled Hosseini
    May 21, 2013 | 13:23
  • Trumpeter-composer Terence Blanchard

    The five-time Grammy winner reflects on pushing musical boundaries with his new CD, “Magnetic,” and composing his first opera, the jazz-infused Champion.

    13:23
    Air Date: May 20, 2013
    Trumpeter-composer Terence Blanchard
    May 20, 2013 | 13:23
  • Former U.S. senator Olympia Snowe

    The outspoken centrist weighs in on why Washington isn’t solving the big problems and offers solutions from her text, Fighting for the Common Good.

    13:23
    Air Date: May 20, 2013
    Former U.S. senator Olympia Snowe
    May 20, 2013 | 13:23
  • Science journalist Dan Fagin

    A winner of both of America’s best-known science journalism prizes, Fagin recaps the story he tells in his new text, Toms River.

    12:16
    Air Date: May 17, 2013
    Science journalist Dan Fagin
    May 17, 2013 | 12:16
  • Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli

    The socially aware MC explains his long absence from recording and the challenges he issues with his new CD, “Prisoner of Conscious.”

    11:40
    Air Date: May 17, 2013
    Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli
    May 17, 2013 | 11:40
  • Economist Peter Blair Henry

    The dean of NYU’s Stern School of Business, Henry unpacks his book, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth.

    17:16
    Air Date: May 16, 2013
    Economist Peter Blair Henry
    May 16, 2013 | 17:16
  • Breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love

    A longtime advocate of preventive breast cancer research, Love describes her personal journey as a cancer patient.

    11:21
    Air Date: May 16, 2013
    Breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love
    May 16, 2013 | 11:21