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  • Law professors Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw & Justin Levitt

    Crenshaw and Levitt assess the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling and issues in other major cases.

    26:46
    Air Date: June 24, 2013
    Law professors Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw & Justin Levitt
    June 24, 2013 | 26:46
  • Sociologist Michael Kimmel

    The Stony Brook University gender studies professor discusses the research for his latest text, Angry White Men.

    14:17
    Air Date: January 13, 2014
    Sociologist Michael Kimmel
    January 13, 2014 | 14:17
  • Blues artist B.B. King, Part 1

    One of the most influential blues musicians of all time, the legendary King reflects on his longevity in the business.

    26:42
    Air Date: September 10, 2013
    Blues artist B.B. King, Part 1
    September 10, 2013 | 26:42
  • Blues artist B.B. King, Part 2

    The conversation continues with one of the most celebrated electric blues artists of the late 20th century.

    26:42
    Air Date: September 11, 2013
    Blues artist B.B. King, Part 2
    September 11, 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.

    24:30
    Air Date: May 15, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Carole King
    May 15, 2012 | 24:30
  • 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.

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

    26:40
    Air Date: January 18, 2013
    Civil rights activist Coretta Scott King
    January 18, 2013 | 26:40
  • Talk show host Larry King

    In part 1 of a two-part conversation and a first for Tavis on his own show, legendary talk-show host Larry King turns the tables and conducts his first interview since retiring from CNN.

    23:00
    Air Date: April 7, 2011
    Talk show host Larry King
    April 7, 2011 | 23:00
  • Talk show host Larry King

    Turnabout is fair play in part two of Tavis as “guest” on his own show, fielding questions from the venerable talk-show host.

    23:46
    Air Date: April 8, 2011
    Talk show host Larry King
    April 8, 2011 | 23:46
  • Former talk show host Larry King, Part 1

    In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the former talk show host—who sheds his trademark suspenders just for Tavis—discusses his new book, Truth Be Told, talks about losing money to Bernie Madoff and shares whether he misses working on his CNN show.

    24:07
    Air Date: June 15, 2011
    Former talk show host Larry King, Part 1
    June 15, 2011 | 24:07
  • Former talk show host Larry King, Part 2

    In Part 2 of his conversation with Tavis, the legendary talk show host compares LeBron James’ exit from Cleveland to his own exit from CNN and shares what he wants his legacy to be.

    12:09
    Air Date: June 16, 2011
    Former talk show host Larry King, Part 2
    June 16, 2011 | 12:09
  • Talk show host Larry King

    The iconic talk show host weighs in on the results of the White House race.

    26:42
    Air Date: November 7, 2012
    Talk show host Larry King
    November 7, 2012 | 26:42
  • Talk show host Larry King

    The broadcast veteran weighs in on the Donald Sterling scandal and shares his thoughts on racism and segregation in 2014.

    26:36
    Air Date: April 29, 2014
    Talk show host Larry King
    April 29, 2014 | 26:36
  • Sir Ben Kingsley

    The Oscar-winning actor shares what it was like to star in Martin Scorsese’s first 3D film, Hugo, and explains how 3D film impacts the work of acting.

    12:08
    Air Date: December 15, 2011
    Sir Ben Kingsley
    December 15, 2011 | 12:08