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  • 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
  • Former counsel to Dr. King Clarence B. Jones

    Tavis: Clarence B. Jones served as a longtime counsel and part-time speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He is now a scholar in residence at Stanford’s MLK Research and Education Institute. His forthcoming text is called “Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation.” Clarence Jones, as always, good to [...]

    12:04
    Air Date: December 9, 2010
    Former counsel to Dr. King Clarence B. Jones
    December 9, 2010 | 12:04
  • Former counsel to Dr. King Clarence B. Jones

    Speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and author of Behind the Dream explains why Dr. King’s “Dream” speech served as a beacon light that revealed who King was.

    16:52
    Air Date: January 17, 2011
    Former counsel to Dr. King Clarence B. Jones
    January 17, 2011 | 16:52
  • Former U.S. attorney Douglas Jones

    Jones discusses his work prosecuting the suspects in the re-opened case of the ’63 church bombing in Birmingham, AL that killed four girls and the curious case that he’s now involved in with the father of one of those little girls.

    20:41
    Air Date: September 6, 2011
    Former U.S. attorney Douglas Jones
    September 6, 2011 | 20:41
  • Birmingham church bombing: 50th Anniversary – Attorney Douglas Jones

    The former U.S. attorney reflects on the significance of events in Birmingham, AL 50 years ago.

    10:04
    Air Date: September 13, 2013
    Birmingham church bombing: 50th Anniversary – Attorney Douglas Jones
    September 13, 2013 | 10:04
  • Actress Felicity Jones

    The The Theory of Everything co-star talks about taking advantage of opportunities when they come along.

    09:35
    Air Date: November 6, 2014
    Actress Felicity Jones
    November 6, 2014 | 09:35
  • Singer-songwriter Norah Jones

    Nine-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses her embrace of change—from her latest album and new band to her short hairstyle and also performs.

    20:49
    Air Date: August 31, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Norah Jones
    August 31, 2010 | 20:49
  • Musician Quincy Jones

    Music impresario talks about his new CD, and his new book, and explains how music became the mother he never had.

    23:14
    Air Date: December 3, 2010
    Musician Quincy Jones
    December 3, 2010 | 23:14
  • Producer-musician Quincy Jones

    Jones talks about his film, Keep on Keepin’ On, documenting the mentorship between jazz legend Clark Terry and a blind piano prodigy.

    26:36
    Air Date: September 12, 2014
    Producer-musician Quincy Jones
    September 12, 2014 | 26:36
  • Actor-director Tommy Lee Jones

    The actor-director discusses his latest role, in the Western drama The Homesman, which he also co-wrote, directed and co-exec-produced.

    26:36
    Air Date: November 13, 2014
    Actor-director Tommy Lee Jones
    November 13, 2014 | 26:36
  • Environmental advocate Van Jones
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    The environmental advocate discusses his new American Dream Movement and explains how the progressive movement has failed to make good on the promise of change espoused by President Obama’s ’08 election campaign.

    10:49
    Air Date: September 28, 2011
    Environmental advocate Van Jones
    September 28, 2011 | 10:49
  • Jazz musician Stanley Jordan

    The four-time Grammy nominee demonstrates his extraordinary guitar sound with a performance of a track from his “Friends” CD.

    Air Date: March 28, 2014
    Jazz musician Stanley Jordan
    March 28, 2014
  • Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa James A. Joseph

    The only American ambassador to present his credentials to President Nelson Mandela offers his unique perspective on South Africa’s transformation.

    11:17
    Air Date: July 1, 2013
    Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa James A. Joseph
    July 1, 2013 | 11:17