- Writer Tom Reiss
Historian Reiss shares the backstory of his award-winning and fascinating biography, The Black Count—about the “real Count of Monte Cristo,” Gen. Alexander Dumas.Writer Tom Reiss
- Tennis champion Jimmy Connors
The International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his no-holds-barred memoir, The Outsider.Tennis champion Jimmy Connors
- Hip-hop pioneers, The Sugarhill Gang
Former Sugarhill Gang members Wonder Mike and Master Gee discuss their decades-long battle to reclaim their legacy.Hip-hop pioneers, The Sugarhill Gang
- Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S.
The ambassador weighs in on the situation in Egypt and its impact on U.S. policy in the Middle East.Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S.
- Actress Toni Collette
Winner of several best actress awards for her star turn in United States of Tara, Collette describes her latest film, The Way, Way Back, and her return to series TV.Actress Toni Collette
- Autism & animal welfare activist Temple Grandin
A leader of the autism advocacy movement, Grandin shares some of her own experiences with the disorder, as detailed in her book, The Autistic Brain.Autism & animal welfare activist Temple Grandin
- W. Richard West Jr.
West explains his mission to tell the compelling story of the American West and the people who created its history and shape the present and future.W. Richard West Jr.
- Gospel musician Bishop Rance Allen
The gospel great recounts the rise to fame of his Grammy-nominated contemporary group and reflects on still going strong with the release of “Amazing Grace.”Gospel musician Bishop Rance Allen
- Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa James A. Joseph
The only American ambassador to present his credentials to President Nelson Mandela offers his unique perspective on South Africa’s transformation.Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa James A. Joseph
- TransAfrica president Nicole Lee
The official liaison between the Mandela family and the world’s media, Lee assesses the president’s trip to Africa & his efforts to re-engage with countries there both economically and emotionally.TransAfrica president Nicole Lee
- Saxophonist Dave Koz
The multiple Grammy nominee talks about his latest project, the CD, “Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns.”Saxophonist Dave Koz
- 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.Attorney-author Rawn James Jr.
- Musician Booker T.
The four-time Grammy winner reflects on his five decades in the music business and his latest project, “Sound the Alarm.”Musician Booker T.
- Actor Johnny Galecki
The Emmy-nominated actor reflects on his role in the hit sitcom, The Big Bang Theory.Actor Johnny Galecki