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  • Innocence Project Panel Discussion Part 2

    Tavis continues his conversation on the work being done by Northwestern University, Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition and others in Illinois to combat false convictions.

    Air Date: July 1, 2011
    Innocence Project Panel Discussion Part 2
    July 1, 2011
  • Actor Jeremy Irons

    The Oscar-winning actor describes his latest film, The Words, the types of characters he likes to play and his ever-changing music endeavors.

    Air Date: September 7, 2012
    Actor Jeremy Irons
    September 7, 2012
  • Musician Chris Isaak

    The singer-songwriter, whose new CD is “Beyond the Sun,” discusses the music of Elvis Presley and, with his guitar, demonstrates why he thinks Presley’s music is “just so damn pretty.”

    Air Date: November 15, 2011
    Musician Chris Isaak
    November 15, 2011
  • Singer-songwriter Ron Isley

    Veteran R&B singer-songwriter reveals the history of his cane and talks about his new, first-ever solo project.

    Air Date: November 29, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Ron Isley
    November 29, 2010
  • Writer Pico Iyer

    The award-winning author of The Man Within My Head discusses the character that has haunted him over the years.

    Air Date: February 17, 2012
    Writer Pico Iyer
    February 17, 2012
  • Writer Mitchell S. Jackson

    The award-winning writer reflects on beating the odds, as portrayed in his debut novel, The Residue Years.

    Air Date: September 9, 2013
    Writer Mitchell S. Jackson
    September 9, 2013
  • Former NBA coach Phil Jackson

    The legendary NBA coach sparks controversy with his new text, Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success.

    Air Date: June 5, 2013
    Former NBA coach Phil Jackson
    June 5, 2013
  • Dr. Richard Jackson, UCLA School of Public Health

    The UCLA professor and host of the PBS series Designing Healthy Communities describes what it truly means to build a healthy community.

    Air Date: January 31, 2012
    Dr. Richard Jackson, UCLA School of Public Health
    January 31, 2012
  • Jacob C. Warren & K. Bryant Smalley

    The doctors discuss the research for their text, Always the Fat Kid: The Truth About the Enduring Effects of Childhood Obesity.

    Air Date: April 1, 2013
    Jacob C. Warren & K. Bryant Smalley
    April 1, 2013
  • Investigative reporter Annie Jacobsen

    Area 51 author pulls back the curtain of secrecy on an Air Force base so classified that U.S. presidents are denied entrance and explains the controversy surrounding the last seven pages of her book.

    Air Date: June 24, 2011
    Investigative reporter Annie Jacobsen
    June 24, 2011
  • Author Susan Jacoby

    Never Say Die author discusses the plight of America’s aging baby boomers and what that means for the U.S. as a whole.

    Air Date: March 4, 2011
    Author Susan Jacoby
    March 4, 2011
  • Writer Bill James

    Sabermetric pioneer reflects on his fascination with true crime stories and talks about how he uses it in his new book Popular Crime.

    Air Date: May 20, 2011
    Writer Bill James
    May 20, 2011
  • Attorney-author Rawn James Jr.

    The son and grandson of African American vets, James examines the significance of the landmark executive order signed by President Truman integrating the military.

    Air Date: June 28, 2013
    Attorney-author Rawn James Jr.
    June 28, 2013
  • Actress Allison Janney

    The award-winning actress discusses her roles in her latest—and very different—projects: CBS’ comedy, Mom, and the Showtime drama series, Masters of Sex.

    Air Date: June 10, 2014
    Actress Allison Janney
    June 10, 2014
  • Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki

    The filmmaker unpacks The House I Live In, his documentary on America’s longest war—the war on drugs.

    Air Date: November 9, 2012
    Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki
    November 9, 2012