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  • Sociologist Jennifer Lee

    Professor Lee, who’s written extensively on race and social inequality, discusses the erosion of affirmative action opportunities for higher education.

    10:59
    Air Date: June 23, 2014
    Sociologist Jennifer Lee
    June 23, 2014 | 10:59
  • TransAfrica president Nicole Lee

    The official liaison between the Mandela family and the world’s media, Lee assesses the president’s trip to Africa & his efforts to re-engage with countries there both economically and emotionally.

    12:43
    Air Date: July 1, 2013
    TransAfrica president Nicole Lee
    July 1, 2013 | 12:43
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

    The Democratic congresswoman from Texas offers her take on President Obama’s standing with African Americans and his recent speech at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual awards dinner.

    12:05
    Air Date: September 26, 2011
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
    September 26, 2011 | 12:05
  • Singer-songwriter John Legend

    Six-time Grammy winner and self-described ‘political junkie’ explains why he wanted to team up with The Roots for his new CD.

    11:30
    Air Date: February 9, 2011
    Singer-songwriter John Legend
    February 9, 2011 | 11:30
  • Comedian-actor John Leguizamo

    The Emmy-winning comedian-actor explains why he created the successful one-man show, Ghetto Klown, and discusses why, growing up, he didn’t feel like he was a part of the U.S.

    14:35
    Air Date: October 7, 2011
    Comedian-actor John Leguizamo
    October 7, 2011 | 14:35
  • Journalist Mark Leibovich

    The veteran political journalist dissects his text, This Town, one of the hottest political books of the year.

    24:26
    Air Date: September 17, 2013
    Journalist Mark Leibovich
    September 17, 2013 | 24:26
  • Comedienne-writer Carol Leifer

    The veteran comedy writer recounts stories from the trail that she blazed and shares advice from her book, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying.

    14:50
    Air Date: June 17, 2014
    Comedienne-writer Carol Leifer
    June 17, 2014 | 14:50
  • Writer Joseph Lelyveld

    Pulitzer Prize-winning writer discusses his controversial new biography Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India.

    24:14
    Air Date: April 12, 2011
    Writer Joseph Lelyveld
    April 12, 2011 | 24:14
  • Author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

    Author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana explains why nothing changes the dynamic in a family like a woman earning an income.

    16:59
    Air Date: April 1, 2011
    Author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
    April 1, 2011 | 16:59
  • Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations

    Lemmon—the best-selling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana—assesses the escalation of the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

    10:06
    Air Date: February 10, 2014
    Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations
    February 10, 2014 | 10:06
  • CFR’s Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

    A policy expert on Afghanistan, the best-selling author and former journalist weighs in on that country’s historic presidential and provincial elections.

    Air Date: April 7, 2014
    CFR’s Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
    April 7, 2014
  • CNN anchor Don Lemon

    CNN anchor Don Lemon talks about his candid new memoir, Transparent.

    13:30
    Air Date: May 27, 2011
    CNN anchor Don Lemon
    May 27, 2011 | 13:30
  • Actor Harry Lennix

    The accomplished film, television and stage actor talks about his latest role, in NBC’s breakout action-thriller hit, The Blacklist.

    26:36
    Air Date: February 25, 2014
    Actor Harry Lennix
    February 25, 2014 | 26:36
  • Human rights advocate Mavis Leno

    Chair of the Feminist Majority Foundation’s Campaign to Help Afghan Women and Girls explains the connection between the Taliban and women in Afghanistan.

    17:07
    Air Date: May 11, 2010
    Human rights advocate Mavis Leno
    May 11, 2010 | 17:07