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  • Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 21, 2013
    Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.
    October 21, 2013 | 26:46
  • Author Atul Gawande

    Surgeon and author of The Checklist Manifesto explains how coping with complexity has become the biggest 21st-century struggle.

    11:00
    Air Date: February 2, 2011
    Author Atul Gawande
    February 2, 2011 | 11:00
  • Singer Gloria Gaynor

    The disco icon, who continues to perform, recounts inspirational stories from her book, We Will Survive.

    11:40
    Air Date: January 23, 2014
    Singer Gloria Gaynor
    January 23, 2014 | 11:40
  • Author/Neuroscientist Dr. Michael Gazzaniga

    The director of the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at UC Santa Barbara shares the discoveries detailed in his new book, Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life in Neuroscience.

    13:13
    Air Date: April 6, 2015
    Author/Neuroscientist Dr. Michael Gazzaniga
    April 6, 2015 | 13:13
  • Peace activist Leymah Gbowee

    Liberian native and author of Mighty Be Our Powers discusses the importance of and challenges faced by women in politics and the significance of the nation’s first woman president. Gbowee is one of three recipients of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

    20:11
    Air Date: October 5, 2011
    Peace activist Leymah Gbowee
    October 5, 2011 | 20:11
  • Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee

    Just days before being named a recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the remarkable single mother of 6 talked to us about her memoir, Mighty Be Our Powers, and the challenges faced by women in politics.

    22:29
    Air Date: January 16, 2013
    Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee
    January 16, 2013 | 22:29
  • Architect Frank Gehry – Part 1

    The iconic architect tells stories of his childhood and youth, which include failing an art class in college, and explains his use of art and music in architecture.

    24:06
    Air Date: July 19, 2012
    Architect Frank Gehry – Part 1
    July 19, 2012 | 24:06
  • Architect Frank Gehry – Part 2

    In part two of his conversation with Tavis, the world renowned architect discusses his earliest influences, the U.S. urban planning problem and the upcoming Dwight Eisenhower tower.

    24:16
    Air Date: July 20, 2012
    Architect Frank Gehry – Part 2
    July 20, 2012 | 24:16
  • Famed architect Frank Gehry

    The world-famous and visionary architect talks about his love of the interplay of the arts.

    26:36
    Air Date: December 19, 2013
    Famed architect Frank Gehry
    December 19, 2013 | 26:36
  • Geoffrey Canada; Davis Guggenheim

    Harlem Children Zone CEO and Oscar-winning filmmaker talk about the acclaimed documentary Waiting for Superman.

    24:00
    Air Date: September 28, 2010
    Geoffrey Canada; Davis Guggenheim
    September 28, 2010 | 24:00
  • Actor-activist Richard Gere

    The actor-activist talks about his latest film, the financial thriller Arbitrage, and his human rights work.

    23:14
    Air Date: September 20, 2012
    Actor-activist Richard Gere
    September 20, 2012 | 23:14
  • Actress-producer Jami Gertz

    The Emmy-nominated actress, who steps behind the camera as producer of A Better Life, discusses the film and explains what makes a good script.

    12:02
    Air Date: June 22, 2011
    Actress-producer Jami Gertz
    June 22, 2011 | 12:02
  • Internet activist Wael Ghonim, Part 1

    Tavis talks with the former Google executive who helped spark the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

    24:06
    Air Date: February 7, 2012
    Internet activist Wael Ghonim, Part 1
    February 7, 2012 | 24:06
  • Internet activist Wael Ghonim, Part 2

    Tavis concludes his two-part conversation with the Egyptian new media activist and former Google exec.

    Air Date: February 8, 2012
    Internet activist Wael Ghonim, Part 2
    February 8, 2012