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  • Screenwriter David Magee

    The Life of Pi writer reflects on the film’s 11 Oscar nominations, including one for best adapted screenplay.

    Air Date: January 29, 2013
    Screenwriter David Magee
    January 29, 2013 | 26:46
  • Journalist-author Michael Hastings

    Before his untimely passing, the Rolling Stone contributing editor and best-selling author explained his text, Panic 2012.

    Air Date: January 28, 2013
    Journalist-author Michael Hastings
    January 28, 2013 | 26:42
  • “Vision for a New America” – Panel discussion, Part 4

    We wrap the broadcast of our panel discussion on solutions that are—and are not—working in the war on poverty.

    Air Date: January 25, 2013
    “Vision for a New America” – Panel discussion, Part 4
    January 25, 2013 | 26:42
  • “Vision for a New America” – Panel discussion, Part 3

    We continue our broadcast of a special event from Washington—a conversation about one of the most important, but often-forgotten issues of our time: poverty in the U.S.

    Air Date: January 24, 2013
    “Vision for a New America” – Panel discussion, Part 3
    January 24, 2013 | 26:42
  • “Vision for a New America” – Panel discussion, Part 2

    The discussion continues with some of the country’s most prominent thinkers and advocates addressing the notion of making poor people a priority in America.

    Air Date: January 23, 2013
    “Vision for a New America” – Panel discussion, Part 2
    January 23, 2013 | 26:46
  • “Vision for a New America” – Panel discussion, Part 1

    In part 1 of our special four-night series, Tavis moderates a panel of opinion-makers focusing on the crippling issue of poverty in America.

    Air Date: January 22, 2013
    “Vision for a New America” – Panel discussion, Part 1
    January 22, 2013 | 25:57
  • Historian Clayborne Carson

    On this King Day 2013 and the day of President Obama’s second inaugural, the man hand-picked by Mrs. King to edit and publish her husband’s papers shares stories from his new book, Martin’s Dream.

    Air Date: January 21, 2013
    Historian Clayborne Carson
    January 21, 2013 | 26:42
  • Civil rights activist Coretta Scott King

    A noted activist in her own right, Mrs. King sat with us a year before she passed away to discuss the enduring legacy of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Air Date: January 18, 2013
    Civil rights activist Coretta Scott King
    January 18, 2013 | 26:40
  • Singer-songwriter James Taylor

    In his past appearances, the Rock and Rock Hall of Famer reflected on the rough period of his addiction and the reason he doesn’t like to listen to himself on the radio.

    Air Date: January 17, 2013
    Singer-songwriter James Taylor
    January 17, 2013 | 26:42
  • Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee

    Just days before being named a recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the remarkable single mother of 6 talked to us about her memoir, Mighty Be Our Powers, and the challenges faced by women in politics.

    Air Date: January 16, 2013
    Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee
    January 16, 2013 | 22:29
  • Singer-songwriter Prince

    We look back at memorable appearances by the musician described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a “force of nature.”

    Air Date: January 15, 2013
    Singer-songwriter Prince
    January 15, 2013 | 26:42
  • President Barack Obama

    We revisit our conversations with the president during his six previous appearances on the show, dating back to his days as a little-known Illinois state senator.

    Air Date: January 14, 2013
    President Barack Obama
    January 14, 2013 | 26.42
  • Singer-songwriter Carole King

    The prolific singer-songwriter reflects on her past songs and the inspiration for her art, as described in her memoir, A Natural Woman.

    Air Date: December 21, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Carole King
    December 21, 2012 | 10:57
  • Musician Gregg Allman

    The singer-songwriter reflects on the life experiences that inspired his text, My Cross to Bear, and the Allman Brothers’ contribution to music.

    Air Date: December 21, 2012
    Musician Gregg Allman
    December 21, 2012 | 12:49