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  • Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill

    The best-selling author shares the backstory of his new book and documentary, Dirty Wars, which looks at America’s covert wars in a post 9-11 world.

    Air Date: May 14, 2013
    Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill
    May 14, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actress Diahann Carroll

    The Tony winner and Oscar nominee reflects on her groundbreaking career and current roles in TV’s White Collar and in the feature Peeples–her first film in 16 years.

    Air Date: May 13, 2013
    Actress Diahann Carroll
    May 13, 2013 | 24:00
  • Mother’s Day Tribute

    In celebration of Mother’s Day, we highlight the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.

    Air Date: May 10, 2013
    Mother’s Day Tribute
    May 10, 2013 | 07:37
  • Actress-director Phylicia Rashad

    The Tony-winning actress reflects on her versatility in the business and adding theater director to her long list of successes.

    Air Date: May 10, 2013
    Actress-director Phylicia Rashad
    May 10, 2013 | 17:12
  • Musician John Densmore

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares the backstory of his book, The Doors Unhinged, which chronicles his fight to defend the band’s legacy.

    Air Date: May 9, 2013
    Musician John Densmore
    May 9, 2013 | 24:14
  • Writer Joyce Carol Oates

    The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel, set in Princeton, NJ.

    Air Date: May 8, 2013
    Writer Joyce Carol Oates
    May 8, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actress-comedienne Carol Burnett

    The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me.

    Air Date: May 7, 2013
    Actress-comedienne Carol Burnett
    May 7, 2013 | 23:52
  • Sojourners president-CEO Jim Wallis

    The longtime activist dissects his new text, On God’s Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn’t Learned about Serving the Common Good.

    Air Date: May 6, 2013
    Sojourners president-CEO Jim Wallis
    May 6, 2013 | 13:23
  • Former U.S. labor secretary Robert Reich

    The UC Berkeley public policy professor assesses the fallout from sequestration, the most recent jobs report and whether austerity is working.

    Air Date: May 6, 2013
    Former U.S. labor secretary Robert Reich
    May 6, 2013 | 13:23
  • Director Tom Shadyac

    The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of Life’s Operating Manual recounts events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way.

    Air Date: May 3, 2013
    Director Tom Shadyac
    May 3, 2013 | 24:02
  • Actor Sir Ben Kingsley

    The award-winning thespian discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of Marvel Comics’ Iron Man action adventure feature series.

    Air Date: May 2, 2013
    Actor Sir Ben Kingsley
    May 2, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actor Pierce Brosnan

    The two-time Golden Globe nominee reflects on embracing new challenges in his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need.

    Air Date: May 1, 2013
    Actor Pierce Brosnan
    May 1, 2013 | 24:21
  • Director Mira Nair

    One of few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which tackles issues of nationalism and identity in a post-9-11 world.

    Air Date: April 30, 2013
    Director Mira Nair
    April 30, 2013 | 24:21
  • Room to Read founder John Wood

    The former Microsoft executive explains his mission to help transform the world by putting books in the hands of the world’s children.

    Air Date: April 29, 2013
    Room to Read founder John Wood
    April 29, 2013