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  • Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Part 2

    In part two of his conversation with Tavis, the former lobbyist and author of Capitol Punishment explains what leads to corruption in politicians and the revolving door on Washington’s K Street.

    24:41
    Air Date: April 4, 2012
    Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Part 2
    April 4, 2012 | 24:41
  • Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Part 1

    In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the former lobbyist shares his thoughts on being referred to as an “orthodox Robin Hood” and discusses the conflicting feedback he’s receiving for writing his book, Capitol Punishment.

    24:19
    Air Date: April 3, 2012
    Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Part 1
    April 3, 2012 | 24:19
  • 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
  • Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 3

    On the third and final night of a compelling discussion, the panelists’ conversation includes recommendations for national action to move women and children out of poverty.

    23:55
    Air Date: March 30, 2012
    Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 3
    March 30, 2012 | 23:55
  • Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 2

    In the second of a three-part discussion, some of the most prominent females in the U.S. address issues around women, children and poverty in America.

    23:46
    Air Date: March 29, 2012
    Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 2
    March 29, 2012 | 23:46
  • Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 1

    In Part 1 of a conversation on the rising numbers of women and children in poverty, panelists discuss the financial, social and economic disparities that women face in the U.S.

    23:48
    Air Date: March 28, 2012
    Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 1
    March 28, 2012 | 23:48
  • Singer-songwriter Macy Gray

    The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses her unique voice, the career she thought she’d have when she was growing up in Ohio and her new CD, “Covered”—her first in two years.

    12:08
    Air Date: March 27, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Macy Gray
    March 27, 2012 | 12:08
  • Physician-author Mark Hyman

    Dr. Hyman, author of The Blood Sugar Solution, explains why 1 in 2 Americans either have diabetes or pre-diabetes, details the program that seeks to cure “diabesity” and shares why the future of medicine is personalized care.

    12:03
    Air Date: March 27, 2012
    Physician-author Mark Hyman
    March 27, 2012 | 12:03
  • Former U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell

    Author of the best seller Outlaw Platoon, Parnell shares the horrific event that he experienced on his first day of combat and discusses the need for more support for vets returning home.

    24:24
    Air Date: March 26, 2012
    Former U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell
    March 26, 2012 | 24:24
  • Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson

    The Space Chronicles author explains why space is the ultimate frontier and comments on the future of U.S. space exploration.

    24:45
    Air Date: March 23, 2012
    Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson
    March 23, 2012 | 24:45
  • Writer-producer Matthew Weiner

    The award-winning writer-producer discusses the Emmy-winning Mad Men series that he created and talks about the show’s future with AMC.

    24:07
    Air Date: March 22, 2012
    Writer-producer Matthew Weiner
    March 22, 2012 | 24:07
  • Actor Thomas Gibson

    The Criminal Minds star offers his take on what makes his show work and explains how diversity contributes to the show’s success.

    24:25
    Air Date: March 21, 2012
    Actor Thomas Gibson
    March 21, 2012 | 24:25
  • Singer-actor Meat Loaf

    The Grammy-winning singer-actor explains why he chose “Hell in a Handbasket” as the title for his new CD and shares how he uses art to address the devolution of our culture.

    24:34
    Air Date: March 20, 2012
    Singer-actor Meat Loaf
    March 20, 2012 | 24:34
  • Award-winning TV broadcaster Catherine Crier

    The Emmy-winning TV broadcaster, former judge and author of Patriot Acts talks about corporate money and politics and the need for the American people to get angry about things that matter to them.

    24:42
    Air Date: March 19, 2012
    Award-winning TV broadcaster Catherine Crier
    March 19, 2012 | 24:42