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  • 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.

    12:23
    Air Date: July 10, 2013
    Writer Tom Reiss
    July 10, 2013 | 12:23
  • Tennis champion Jimmy Connors

    The International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his no-holds-barred memoir, The Outsider.

    26:46
    Air Date: July 9, 2013
    Tennis champion Jimmy Connors
    July 9, 2013 | 26:46
  • Hip-hop pioneers, The Sugarhill Gang

    Former Sugarhill Gang members Wonder Mike and Master Gee discuss their decades-long battle to reclaim their legacy.

    12:10
    Air Date: July 8, 2013
    Hip-hop pioneers, The Sugarhill Gang
    July 8, 2013 | 12:10
  • 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.

    11:27
    Air Date: July 8, 2013
    Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S.
    July 8, 2013 | 11:27
  • 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.

    11:50
    Air Date: July 5, 2013
    Actress Toni Collette
    July 5, 2013 | 11:50
  • 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.

    12:10
    Air Date: July 5, 2013
    Autism & animal welfare activist Temple Grandin
    July 5, 2013 | 12:10
  • 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.

    26:46
    Air Date: July 3, 2013
    W. Richard West Jr.
    July 3, 2013 | 26:46
  • 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.”

    26:46
    Air Date: July 2, 2013
    Gospel musician Bishop Rance Allen
    July 2, 2013 | 26:46
  • 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.

    11:17
    Air Date: July 1, 2013
    Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa James A. Joseph
    July 1, 2013 | 11:17
  • 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.

    12:43
    Air Date: July 1, 2013
    TransAfrica president Nicole Lee
    July 1, 2013 | 12:43
  • Saxophonist Dave Koz

    The multiple Grammy nominee talks about his latest project, the CD, “Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns.”

    09:19
    Air Date: June 28, 2013
    Saxophonist Dave Koz
    June 28, 2013 | 09:19
  • 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.

    13:23
    Air Date: June 28, 2013
    Attorney-author Rawn James Jr.
    June 28, 2013 | 13:23
  • Musician Booker T.

    The four-time Grammy winner reflects on his five decades in the music business and his latest project, “Sound the Alarm.”

    26:46
    Air Date: June 27, 2013
    Musician Booker T.
    June 27, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actor Johnny Galecki

    The Emmy-nominated actor reflects on his role in the hit sitcom, The Big Bang Theory.

    11:51
    Air Date: June 26, 2013
    Actor Johnny Galecki
    June 26, 2013 | 11:51