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  • Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki

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

    26:42
    Air Date: November 9, 2012
    Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki
    November 9, 2012 | 26:42
  • Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau

    One of the most innovative vocalists in the music world, Jarreau gives an update on his recent projects.

    26:28
    Air Date: November 5, 2013
    Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau
    November 5, 2013 | 26:28
  • Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau

    Jarreau tells why he pays tribute to the artistry of George Duke with his CD, “My Old Friend.”

    26:36
    Air Date: October 10, 2014
    Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau
    October 10, 2014 | 26:36
  • Singer-songwriter Nikki Jean

    The pop artist, who also performs music from her debut CD, “Pennies in a Jar,” discusses what it was like to collaborate with the likes of Bob Dylan, Burt Bacharach and Carole King.

    13:10
    Air Date: July 21, 2011
    Singer-songwriter Nikki Jean
    July 21, 2011 | 13:10
  • Singer-songwriter-activist Wyclef Jean

    The multiplatinum-selling artist discusses his memoir, Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story, and his love for his native Haiti.

    23:55
    Air Date: September 25, 2012
    Singer-songwriter-activist Wyclef Jean
    September 25, 2012 | 23:55
  • Singer-songwriter Jeffrey Osborne

    The platinum-selling vocalist discusses why it took 8 years to release his new CD, “A Time for Love.”

    26:46
    Air Date: February 7, 2013
    Singer-songwriter Jeffrey Osborne
    February 7, 2013 | 26:46
  • Jerry Leiber; Mike Stoller

    Pioneering songwriting and producing duo reflect on their introduction to music, how they became partners and on their vast catalogue.

    14:02
    Air Date: June 16, 2009
    Jerry Leiber; Mike Stoller
    June 16, 2009 | 14:02
  • Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott & Rick Savage

    Music legends Savage (left) and Elliott (right) reflect on their careers with the English rock band Def Leppard.

    26:37
    Air Date: July 11, 2014
    Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott & Rick Savage
    July 11, 2014 | 26:37
  • Musician Dr. John

    One of New Orleans’ most favored sons and multiple Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and pianist discusses the impact that Hurricane Katrina had on his spirit.

    13:45
    Air Date: September 2, 2010
    Musician Dr. John
    September 2, 2010 | 13:45
  • Entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson

    The Lakers legend-turned-entrepreneur reflects on the source of his competitive nature and business ethic and explains why he didn’t go into hibernation after announcing his diagnosis with the HIV virus.

    24:28
    Air Date: April 2, 2012
    Entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson
    April 2, 2012 | 24:28
  • Actress Kristen Johnston

    The two-time Emmy winner shares highlights of her career, her battles with drug addiction and depression and why she wrote her memoir Guts.

    24:09
    Air Date: June 26, 2012
    Actress Kristen Johnston
    June 26, 2012 | 24:09
  • Biographer Brian Jay Jones

    Jones discusses his biography of Muppet creator Jim Henson, described as an uncommonly intimate portrait of one of the 20th century’s most innovative creative artists.

    12:03
    Air Date: October 18, 2013
    Biographer Brian Jay Jones
    October 18, 2013 | 12:03
  • Writer Brian Jay Jones

    Jones brings to the forefront the complexity that was Jim Henson—as detailed in his biography of the beloved American icon that created the Muppets.

    Air Date: March 11, 2014
    Writer Brian Jay Jones
    March 11, 2014
  • Foreign policy expert Bruce Jones

    The international relations scholar and author of Still Ours to Lead assesses America’s ability to shape international policy.

    Air Date: March 24, 2014
    Foreign policy expert Bruce Jones
    March 24, 2014