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  • Architect Frank Gehry – Part 1

    The iconic architect tells stories of his childhood and youth, which include failing an art class in college, and explains his use of art and music in architecture.

    Air Date: July 19, 2012
    Architect Frank Gehry – Part 1
    July 19, 2012 | 24:06
  • Actor Dwight Henry

    The first-time actor details his story of New Orleans café owner-turned-actor, in the film Beasts of the Southern Wild, and comments on his newfound respect for actors and his future movie plans.

    Air Date: July 18, 2012
    Actor Dwight Henry
    July 18, 2012 | 24:35
  • Comedian-actor Jimmie Walker

    Walker discusses his career and behind-the-scenes happenings during his stint on Good Times and shares what it’s like to be known for the popular catchphrase—and the title of his memoir—Dy-no-mite.

    Air Date: July 17, 2012
    Comedian-actor Jimmie Walker
    July 17, 2012 | 24:37
  • NCAA president Mark Emmert

    The NCAA president delves into the Penn State scandal, the 40th anniversary of the Title IX ruling, educational requirements for athletes and whether college athletes should be paid.

    Air Date: July 16, 2012
    NCAA president Mark Emmert
    July 16, 2012 | 24:27
  • Chef Marcus Samuelsson

    The award-winning chef serves up a tell-all of his life: struggling with cultural identity, paving the way for diversity in the cooking world and making Harlem a hot spot for foodies—all described in his memoir, Yes Chef.

    Air Date: July 13, 2012
    Chef Marcus Samuelsson
    July 13, 2012 | 24:46
  • Actress-activist Mira Sorvino

    The Oscar-winning star of Union Square recounts the adrenaline rush of working on the indie film and explains how audiences can relate to it.

    Air Date: July 12, 2012
    Actress-activist Mira Sorvino
    July 12, 2012 | 10:35
  • Journalist Paul Ingrassia

    The Pulitzer Prize winner examines the synonym of Detroit and the auto industry, as detailed in Engines of Change, and weighs in on whether the U.S. is doomed for a double-dip recession.

    Air Date: July 12, 2012
    Journalist Paul Ingrassia
    July 12, 2012 | 13:48
  • Musician Glenn Frey – Part 2

    In the final part of a two-night conversation, the six-time Grammy winner discusses how he’s changed over the years and his interest in writing a memoir about his work with the Eagles.

    Air Date: July 11, 2012
    Musician Glenn Frey – Part 2
    July 11, 2012 | 24:19
  • Musician Glenn Frey – Part 1

    The Eagles founding member reflects on the 40 years since the band got together and shares how and why he recorded his latest solo effort, “After Hours.”

    Air Date: July 10, 2012
    Musician Glenn Frey – Part 1
    July 10, 2012 | 24:35
  • Actor Elijah Wood

    The busy actor discusses his transition from features to the small screen, including his role in the FX series Wilfred, and shares the downside of being involved with a major franchise.

    Air Date: July 9, 2012
    Actor Elijah Wood
    July 9, 2012 | 13:57
  • Journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran

    The Washington Post associate editor weighs in on the war in Afghanistan—which he writes about in his new text, Little America, and whether the U.S. should continue to fund it.

    Air Date: July 9, 2012
    Journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran
    July 9, 2012 | 9:45
  • Environmental activist Erin Brockovich

    Brockovich describes the water crisis in the U.S., her issues with the EPA and why she feels Americans live in a third world country—all of which are detailed in the documentary, Last Call at the Oasis.

    Air Date: July 6, 2012
    Environmental activist Erin Brockovich
    July 6, 2012 | 23:54
  • Singer-songwriter Eddie Levert

    The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer reflects on 50 years with the O’Jays, fatherhood and losing his sons; he also talks about his debut solo album, “I Still Have It.”

    Air Date: July 5, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Eddie Levert
    July 5, 2012 | 24:23
  • Actors Cedric the Entertainer & Niecy Nash

    The husband-and-wife duo of TV Land’s The Soul Man discusses how the show’s plot parallels real life, whether they will push the envelope and their views on faith and religion.

    Air Date: July 3, 2012
    Actors Cedric the Entertainer & Niecy Nash
    July 3, 2012 | 23:46