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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.

    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.

    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.”

    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.

    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.

    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.”

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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