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  • Economist Joseph Stiglitz

    The Nobel laureate assesses the current state of the U.S. economy, inequality and poverty in the country, as detailed in his text, The Price of Inequality.

    13:08
    Air Date: June 18, 2012
    Economist Joseph Stiglitz
    June 18, 2012 | 13:08
  • Capt. Chesley Sullenberger

    The airline pilot of “Miracle on the Hudson” fame recalls the 2009 incident and life since, as written about in his text Making a Difference; he also talks about traits that come into play in a moment of crisis.

    24:26
    Air Date: June 15, 2012
    Capt. Chesley Sullenberger
    June 15, 2012 | 24:26
  • Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin

    The multiple Grammy winner talks about her new CD, “All Fall Down,” and her candid new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and reveals what she uses as her healing factors during times of clinical depression.

    23:19
    Air Date: June 14, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin
    June 14, 2012 | 23:19
  • Sportswriter Frank Deford

    The Emmy and Peabody winner describes the evolution of sports over the length of his career and reflects on who he thinks is the greatest athlete of all time, as detailed in his memoir, Over Time.

    24:41
    Air Date: June 13, 2012
    Sportswriter Frank Deford
    June 13, 2012 | 24:41
  • Actor John Slattery

    The Emmy-nominated actor discusses the fifth season finale of AMC’s Mad Men, the evolution of the show’s depiction of women and life before fame from the award-winning series.

    23:15
    Air Date: June 12, 2012
    Actor John Slattery
    June 12, 2012 | 23:15
  • Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell

    The retired Army general shares why he has yet to endorse anyone in the 2012 presidential race, explains his views on domestic policy and unemployment and details his book, It Worked for Me.

    24:00
    Air Date: June 11, 2012
    Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell
    June 11, 2012 | 24:00
  • Blues guitarist Buddy Guy

    The six-time Grammy-winning musician shares why it took so long for him to record his own music and his mission to keep jazz clubs alive; he also details his memoir, When I Left Home.

    Air Date: June 7, 2012
    Blues guitarist Buddy Guy
    June 7, 2012
  • Writer Buzz Bissinger

    The Pulitzer Prize winner reveals poignant details about the family dynamic surrounding his mentally disabled son, as described in his memoir, Father’s Day, and discusses life after Friday Night Lights.

    23:57
    Air Date: June 6, 2012
    Writer Buzz Bissinger
    June 6, 2012 | 23:57
  • Actress Christina Ricci

    The Emmy-nominated actress discusses her new film, Bel Ami, and outlines her acting career and her work with young women who are victims of sexual assault.

    11:40
    Air Date: June 5, 2012
    Actress Christina Ricci
    June 5, 2012 | 11:40
  • Filmmaker & author Charles Ferguson

    The Oscar-winning filmmaker-turned-author discusses the reasons for writing his new text, Predator Nation.

    12:35
    Air Date: June 5, 2012
    Filmmaker & author Charles Ferguson
    June 5, 2012 | 12:35
  • Journalist Gail Collins

    The New York Times columnist and best-selling author discusses her text, As Texas Goes…, and shares her thoughts on events surrounding this year’s presidential election.

    24:31
    Air Date: June 4, 2012
    Journalist Gail Collins
    June 4, 2012 | 24:31
  • Actor-filmmaker Kevin Costner, Part 2

    In the conclusion of a two-part conversation, Costner discusses his role in the History Channel’s first scripted miniseries, Hatfields & McCoys, and his band’s companion CD. He also shares his experience of working with the late Whitney Houston and speaking at her funeral.

    23:46
    Air Date: May 25, 2012
    Actor-filmmaker Kevin Costner, Part 2
    May 25, 2012 | 23:46
  • Actor-filmmaker Kevin Costner, Part 1

    In part one of this two-night conversation, the two-time Oscar winner reflects on his body of work and the moment he fully committed to becoming a thespian and discloses the one thing he feels people would envy of him.

    23:57
    Air Date: May 24, 2012
    Actor-filmmaker Kevin Costner, Part 1
    May 24, 2012 | 23:57
  • Musician Gregg Allman

    The singer-songwriter reflects on the life experiences that inspired his text My Cross to Bear and the Allman Brothers’ contribution to music.

    23:35
    Air Date: May 23, 2012
    Musician Gregg Allman
    May 23, 2012 | 23:35