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  • Singer-songwriter Eddie Levert

    The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer reflects on 50 years with the O’Jays, fatherhood and losing his sons; he also talks about his debut solo album, “I Still Have It.”

    24:23
    Air Date: July 5, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Eddie Levert
    July 5, 2012 | 24:23
  • Actors Cedric the Entertainer & Niecy Nash

    The husband-and-wife duo of TV Land’s The Soul Man discusses how the show’s plot parallels real life, whether they will push the envelope and their views on faith and religion.

    23:46
    Air Date: July 3, 2012
    Actors Cedric the Entertainer & Niecy Nash
    July 3, 2012 | 23:46
  • Nora Ephron Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the Oscar-nominated screenwriter and best-selling author, who recently lost her battle with leukemia.

    10:45
    Air Date: July 2, 2012
    Nora Ephron Tribute
    July 2, 2012 | 10:45
  • Writer Joan Walsh

    The Salon.com columnist weighs in on the Supreme Court’s healthcare ruling, explains her text, What’s the Matter with White People?, and assesses the evolution of the race and class discussion.

    13:35
    Air Date: July 2, 2012
    Writer Joan Walsh
    July 2, 2012 | 13:35
  • Filmmaker Jonathan Demme

    The Oscar-winning filmmaker explains the backstory of his projects with rock icon Neil Young and his post-Hurricane Katrina documentary, I Am Carolyn Parker.

    23:32
    Air Date: June 29, 2012
    Filmmaker Jonathan Demme
    June 29, 2012 | 23:32
  • Peter Berg & Freddie Roach

    The Emmy-nominated director and legendary boxing trainer discuss the HBO docu-series On Freddie Roach, Roach’s battle with Parkinson’s disease and why people are addicted to sports.

    24:00
    Air Date: June 28, 2012
    Peter Berg & Freddie Roach
    June 28, 2012 | 24:00
  • Law professor Peter Edelman

    The Georgetown law professor and longtime anti-poverty advocate discusses his text, So Rich, So Poor, and examines the high poverty rates in the U.S.

    24:40
    Air Date: June 27, 2012
    Law professor Peter Edelman
    June 27, 2012 | 24:40
  • 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
  • Actor Jeff Daniels

    The Tony-nominated actor discusses HBO’s The Newsroom, the necessity of being informed on current events and leaving the family business to become an actor.

    24:05
    Air Date: June 25, 2012
    Actor Jeff Daniels
    June 25, 2012 | 24:05
  • Songwriting duo Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Part 2

    The Bergmans reflect on writing the Good Times theme song and discuss the challenge of finding new ways to talk about love and the hip-hop generation’s influence on the next wave of writers.

    24:19
    Air Date: June 22, 2012
    Songwriting duo Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Part 2
    June 22, 2012 | 24:19
  • Songwriting duo Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Part 1

    The legendary songwriters highlight stories and the evolution of writing, spanning their 50 years of working together, and share how Barbra Streisand became their muse.

    23:45
    Air Date: June 21, 2012
    Songwriting duo Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Part 1
    June 21, 2012 | 23:45
  • Actor Morgan Freeman, Part 2

    The award-winning actor and Through the Wormhole host weighs in on the presidential campaign and talks about his experiences working on The Dark Knight Rises.

    23:58
    Air Date: June 20, 2012
    Actor Morgan Freeman, Part 2
    June 20, 2012 | 23:58
  • Actor Morgan Freeman, Part 1

    The Academy Award-winning actor explains why he never intends to write a memoir and discusses his acting influences and upcoming film, The Magic of Belle Isle.

    24:09
    Air Date: June 19, 2012
    Actor Morgan Freeman, Part 1
    June 19, 2012 | 24:09
  • Singer-songwriter Glen Hansard

    The Oscar-winning singer-songwriter shares his thoughts on the Tony-winning Broadway adaption of Once and discusses his first solo project, “Rhythm and Repose.”

    11:24
    Air Date: June 18, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Glen Hansard
    June 18, 2012 | 11:24