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  • Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke

    The Oscar-nominated actor-writer-director reflects on the making of his latest feature, Sinister.

    24:09
    Air Date: October 12, 2012
    Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke
    October 12, 2012 | 24:09
  • Foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis

    The director of the Institute for Policy Studies’ New Internationalism Project assesses the impact of foreign policy on the presidential campaign.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 11, 2012
    Foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis
    October 11, 2012 | 26:42
  • Classical pianist Lang Lang

    The piano virtuoso explains why his latest CD is devoted entirely to the music of Chopin.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 10, 2012
    Classical pianist Lang Lang
    October 10, 2012 | 26:42
  • Filmmaker Ava DuVernay

    The winner of this year’s best director award at the Sundance Film Festival describes her new feature, Middle of Nowhere.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 9, 2012
    Filmmaker Ava DuVernay
    October 9, 2012 | 26:42
  • Personal tech writer David Pogue

    The award-winning technology writer talks about his new role as host of PBS’ acclaimed science magazine series, NOVA scienceNOW.

    11:06
    Air Date: October 8, 2012
    Personal tech writer David Pogue
    October 8, 2012 | 11:06
  • Writer Joan Walsh

    Salon.com’s editor-at-large weighs in on the presidential campaign.

    13:02
    Air Date: October 8, 2012
    Writer Joan Walsh
    October 8, 2012 | 13:02
  • Hip-hop artist-actor T.I.

    The three-time Grammy winner discusses his latest projects, including his second novel, the new season of his TV show on VH1 and an upcoming CD.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 5, 2012
    Hip-hop artist-actor T.I.
    October 5, 2012 | 26:46
  • Actor-writer Andrew McCarthy

    The actor-director recounts how and why he got into travel writing and shares stories from his new memoir, The Longest Way Home.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 4, 2012
    Actor-writer Andrew McCarthy
    October 4, 2012 | 26:46
  • Political journalist Ari Berman

    The Nation magazine’s political correspondent assesses the impact of Voter ID laws and the new era of politics.

    24:06
    Air Date: October 3, 2012
    Political journalist Ari Berman
    October 3, 2012 | 24:06
  • Economist Jeffrey Sachs

    The world-renowned economist and co-founder of the nonprofit Millennium Promise Alliance explains his work on economic development and the fight against poverty.

    24:16
    Air Date: October 2, 2012
    Economist Jeffrey Sachs
    October 2, 2012 | 24:16
  • Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair

    The former FDIC chair talks about her role on the Systemic Risk Council and her assessment of the U.S. financial crisis, as detailed in her book Bull by the Horns.

    24:07
    Air Date: October 1, 2012
    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair
    October 1, 2012 | 24:07
  • Actress-producer Elizabeth Banks

    The actress-turned-producer describes her latest project, the feature film Pitch Perfect.

    22:44
    Air Date: September 28, 2012
    Actress-producer Elizabeth Banks
    September 28, 2012 | 22:44
  • Actress-director-producer Penny Marshall

    The show business powerhouse reflects on her life and career, as described in her humorous memoir, My Mother Was Nuts.

    24:16
    Air Date: September 27, 2012
    Actress-director-producer Penny Marshall
    September 27, 2012 | 24:16
  • TV show host Iyanla Vanzant

    The inspirational speaker discusses her new role as host of the TV show, Iyanla, Fix My Life.

    11:36
    Air Date: September 26, 2012
    TV show host Iyanla Vanzant
    September 26, 2012 | 11:36