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  • Investigative journalist Michael Hastings

    The award-winning Rolling Stone writer and author of The Operators explains why he feels he received so much access from former ISAF commander, Gen. Stanley McChrystal.

    24:30
    Air Date: February 1, 2012
    Investigative journalist Michael Hastings
    February 1, 2012 | 24:30
  • Dr. Richard Jackson, UCLA School of Public Health

    The UCLA professor and host of the PBS series Designing Healthy Communities describes what it truly means to build a healthy community.

    23:28
    Air Date: January 31, 2012
    Dr. Richard Jackson, UCLA School of Public Health
    January 31, 2012 | 23:28
  • Writer-director Michel Hazanavicius

    The Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Artist recounts how he knew the silent film would work and shares what it took to get the project off the ground.

    11:08
    Air Date: January 30, 2012
    Writer-director Michel Hazanavicius
    January 30, 2012 | 11:08
  • Journalist Ron Brownstein

    The National Journal Group’s editorial director, who’s been in Florida ahead of the state’s GOP presidential face-off, explains why this primary season has been the most unsettled for either party in the modern era.

    13:10
    Air Date: January 30, 2012
    Journalist Ron Brownstein
    January 30, 2012 | 13:10
  • Singer-songwriter Seal
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    The four-time Grammy winner, out with the new album “Soul 2,” discusses his separation from Heidi Klum, shares the two songs that he believes are the best songs ever written and offers his thoughts on President Obama’s singing voice.

    24:25
    Air Date: January 27, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Seal
    January 27, 2012 | 24:25
  • Actress Kathleen Turner, Part 2

    In part two of her conversation with Tavis, Turner reflects on the projects from her body of work that she absolutely loves.

    23:17
    Air Date: January 26, 2012
    Actress Kathleen Turner, Part 2
    January 26, 2012 | 23:17
  • Actress Kathleen Turner, Part 1

    In the first of a two-part conversation, the Oscar- and Tony-nominated actress shares what she believes she has in common with Molly Ivins, the writer-humorist she portrays in the stage production Red Hot Patriot.

    23:54
    Air Date: January 25, 2012
    Actress Kathleen Turner, Part 1
    January 25, 2012 | 23:54
  • Actor Terrence Howard

    The Oscar-nominated actor discusses his starring role in George Lucas’ Red Tails and explains why he’ll be disheartened if Black people don’t show up in droves to support the film.

    22:03
    Air Date: January 24, 2012
    Actor Terrence Howard
    January 24, 2012 | 22:03
  • Etta James Tribute

    Tavis devotes tonight’s show to the legacy of the three-time Grammy-winning blues matriarch.

    24:04
    Air Date: January 23, 2012
    Etta James Tribute
    January 23, 2012 | 24:04
  • Actor-activist Sean Penn, Part 2

    In the final night of the two-part conversation, the Oscar-winning actor-director continues his discussion of the “miracle of the spirit of the Haitian people” and also reflects on this year’s 30th anniversary of Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

    22:07
    Air Date: January 20, 2012
    Actor-activist Sean Penn, Part 2
    January 20, 2012 | 22:07
  • Actor-activist Sean Penn, Part 1

    The Oscar-winning actor and tireless human rights advocate—recently named ambassador-at-large of Haiti—offers his take on Haitian political leaders and discusses the crippling poverty that existed in the country before 2010′s devastating earthquake.

    24:12
    Air Date: January 19, 2012
    Actor-activist Sean Penn, Part 1
    January 19, 2012 | 24:12
  • Remaking America – Panel discussion, Part 3

    On the final night of a conversation on “Remaking America,” panelists assess how the course of the U.S. can be altered, making it as good as its promise.

    25:32
    Air Date: January 18, 2012
    Remaking America – Panel discussion, Part 3
    January 18, 2012 | 25:32
  • Remaking America – Panel discussion, Part 2

    In Part 2 of a roundtable discussion on “Remaking America,” some of the country’s most prominent advocates address the realities of dwindling opportunities in a politically paralyzed nation.

    24:00
    Air Date: January 17, 2012
    Remaking America – Panel discussion, Part 2
    January 17, 2012 | 24:00
  • Remaking America – Panel discussion, Part 1

    In Part 1 of a conversation on “Remaking America,” thought leaders wrestle with solutions for restoring the country’s prosperity.

    24:00
    Air Date: January 16, 2012
    Remaking America – Panel discussion, Part 1
    January 16, 2012 | 24:00