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  • Actor-writer John Lithgow

    The award-winning actor and best-selling author discusses the creation of his memoir Drama: An Actor’s Education.

    16:19
    Air Date: November 8, 2011
    Actor-writer John Lithgow
    16:19
    November 8, 2011
  • Actress Florence Henderson

    The actress and author of Life Is Not a Stage: From Broadway Baby to a Lovely Lady and Beyond shares why her childhood was daunting and the difficult relationships she had with her mother and father.

    13:04
    Air Date: November 7, 2011
    Actress Florence Henderson
    13:04
    November 7, 2011
  • Law professor Lawrence Lessig

    The Harvard law professor and author of Republic Lost discusses the OWS and Tea Party movements and explains how Washington’s distorted focus on raising campaign funds impacts America.

    10:58
    Air Date: November 7, 2011
    Law professor Lawrence Lessig
    10:58
    November 7, 2011
  • ACLU president Susan Herman

    The ACLU president and author of Taking Liberties discusses the Patriot Act, 10 years later, and explains why it’s time to start looking at the law’s provisions.

    23:14
    Air Date: November 4, 2011
    ACLU president Susan Herman
    23:14
    November 4, 2011
  • Physicist Lisa Randall

    The Harvard professor and author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door addresses the ongoing debate between science and religion and shares why she feels there has been a loss of respect for science.

    13:14
    Air Date: November 3, 2011
    Physicist Lisa Randall
    13:14
    November 3, 2011
  • Writer Mark Bowden

    The author of Worm discusses one of the most serious cyber threats launched in recent years, shares who’s behind it and explains just how close we are to someone crashing the Internet itself.

    10:57
    Air Date: November 3, 2011
    Writer Mark Bowden
    10:57
    November 3, 2011
  • Commentator & columnist Juan Gonzalez

    The Democracy Now! co-host and co-author of News for All the People explains why Americans don’t have a free market in the media and tackles the racial politics of media ownership.

    24:01
    Air Date: November 2, 2011
    Commentator & columnist Juan Gonzalez
    24:01
    November 2, 2011
  • Novelist-playwright Ariel Dorfman

    The acclaimed Chilean novelist, playwright and human rights activist shares a fascinating passage from his new memoir Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile.

    24:06
    Air Date: November 1, 2011
    Novelist-playwright Ariel Dorfman
    24:06
    November 1, 2011
  • Actress Laura Dern

    The Oscar-nominated actress and co-creator and star of HBO’s Enlightened shares why she loves her character in the cable series and explains why “Amy” was made for her.

    12:25
    Air Date: October 31, 2011
    Actress Laura Dern
    12:25
    October 31, 2011
  • Institute for America’s Future founder Robert Borosage

    Borosage, who is also co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future, discusses taxes, the Occupy Wall Street movement and the problem with the term “working poor.”

    10:44
    Air Date: October 31, 2011
    Institute for America’s Future founder Robert Borosage
    10:44
    October 31, 2011
  • Novelist Jackie Collins

    The best-selling novelist discusses her new book Goddess of Vengeance and shares the real-life horror that brought her face-to-face with an Uzi.

    24:13
    Air Date: October 28, 2011
    Novelist Jackie Collins
    24:13
    October 28, 2011
  • NBA legend Jerry West

    The Basketball Hall of Famer and author of West by West discusses the current NBA work stoppage, as well as his personal journey and the death of his brother.

    23:53
    Air Date: October 27, 2011
    NBA legend Jerry West
    23:53
    October 27, 2011
  • Law professor Anita Hill

    The law professor reflects on the 20 years since her controversial testimony in Justice Thomas’ confirmation hearings and shares what she makes of the changes to the Supreme Court in the last two decades.

    24:07
    Air Date: October 26, 2011
    Law professor Anita Hill
    24:07
    October 26, 2011
  • Musician-producer Nile Rodgers

    Multiple Grammy winner shares the backstory of his hit song “Le Freak” and talks about award-winning songs that he produced for Diana Ross and Madonna.

    23:56
    Air Date: October 25, 2011
    Musician-producer Nile Rodgers
    23:56
    October 25, 2011
  • 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