Interview Archives

Search Interviews

  • Olympic medalist John Carlos

    The controversial athlete explains why politics has an undeniable place in the Olympic Games and discusses his Black power salute after his ’68 medal-winning performance.

    13:53
    Air Date: October 24, 2011
    Olympic medalist John Carlos
    13:53
    October 24, 2011
  • “NYT” exec editor Jill Abramson

    The new executive editor of The New York Times discusses why it’s a great time to be running the paper and shares what she wants her legacy to be.

    9:37
    Air Date: October 24, 2011
    “NYT” exec editor Jill Abramson
    9:37
    October 24, 2011
  • Comedian-actor Billy Gardell

    Mike & Molly star discusses the show’s success and explains why the audience identifies with the characters, which he describes as a “hot mess.”

    12:28
    Air Date: October 21, 2011
    Comedian-actor Billy Gardell
    12:28
    October 21, 2011
  • Writer Nomi Prins

    Demos senior fellow and Black Tuesday author explains how similar America’s current economic climate is to the period after the Great Depression and shares what scares her most about those similarities.

    11:08
    Air Date: October 21, 2011
    Writer Nomi Prins
    11:08
    October 21, 2011
  • Actor Zachary Quinto

    The talented actor of Heroes fame discusses his latest star vehicle, the feature Margin Call, which he also produced.

    11:47
    Air Date: October 20, 2011
    Actor Zachary Quinto
    11:47
    October 20, 2011
  • Neurosurgeon Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

    The author of Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon offers his take on the current immigration debate in the U.S.

    11:57
    Air Date: October 20, 2011
    Neurosurgeon Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa
    11:57
    October 20, 2011
  • Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez

    Father-son actors discuss their latest collaboration, The Way, and Estevez shares what it was like to write a role for his dad.

    23:43
    Air Date: October 19, 2011
    Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez
    23:43
    October 19, 2011
  • Actor Antonio Banderas

    The star of The Skin I Live In and Puss in Boots explains how he came to be an actor in the U.S. when he already enjoyed success and fame in Spain and shares the secret of making a Hollywood marriage work.

    23:43
    Air Date: October 18, 2011
    Actor Antonio Banderas
    23:43
    October 18, 2011
  • Actress Stockard Channing

    The Tony- and Emmy-winning actress explains what attracted her to the character she portrays in her latest stage play, Other Desert Cities.

    11:46
    Air Date: October 17, 2011
    Actress Stockard Channing
    11:46
    October 17, 2011
  • Author Michael Lewis

    The author of Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World discusses the European debt crisis, describes what he feels are the problems with the euro and explains how the U.S. is impacted by the crisis.

    12:06
    Air Date: October 17, 2011
    Author Michael Lewis
    12:06
    October 17, 2011
  • “Sojourners” magazine Jim Wallis

    In the last night of discussions on poverty in America, the president-CEO of Sojourners and chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Faith shares his observations after recently visiting the Occupy Wall Street protests.

    11:56
    Air Date: October 14, 2011
    “Sojourners” magazine Jim Wallis
    11:56
    October 14, 2011
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 5

    The last night of discussions on poverty in America—”The Fight of the Poor”—directs attention to groups and communities organizing a movement to end poverty across the country. Tavis also talks with Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners magazine and chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Faith.

    22:41
    Air Date: October 14, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 5
    22:41
    October 14, 2011
  • Economist Jeffrey Sachs

    The noted economist, director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise explains how we can end poverty globally.

    11:43
    Air Date: October 13, 2011
    Economist Jeffrey Sachs
    11:43
    October 13, 2011
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 4

    Part 4 of this special series on poverty, “Nothing Moves Without Us,” examines jobs and the unemployment crisis. Tavis also talks with the director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise Alliance Jeffrey Sachs.

    22:25
    Air Date: October 13, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 4
    22:25
    October 13, 2011
  • HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

    The Secretary of Health and Human Services identifies what the current administration has gotten right in dealing with the issue of poverty.

    11:46
    Air Date: October 12, 2011
    HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
    11:46
    October 12, 2011