- TV producer George SchlatterTV producer George Schlatter
Award-winning veteran TV producer shares his thoughts on why the comedy series Laugh-In was so revolutionary.
- Former AR governor Mike HuckabeeFormer AR governor Mike Huckabee
Former Arkansas governor and author of A Simple Government explains why the best government is local and limited and addresses whether there’s another presidential run in his future.
- Ballet dancer Misty CopelandBallet dancer Misty Copeland
The first African American female soloist at the American Ballet Theatre offers her reflections on whether ballet is an elite art form and discusses the impact of the film Black Swan on the dance.
- Democrat – CO Sen. Michael BennetDemocrat – CO Sen. Michael Bennet
Colorado senator discusses education and explores how to fix a system that he says, at times, produces ‘catastrophic’ outcomes for children.
- Economist Dambisa MoyoEconomist Dambisa Moyo
Economist analyzes how the uprising in Libya will impact global oil prices and argues that the U.S. could become a socialist welfare state in a matter of decades.
- Actor Forest WhitakerActor Forest Whitaker
Oscar and Emmy winner discusses his passion for stories that display humanity and connections between individuals.
- Oscar nominees – Academy Award PreviewOscar nominees – Academy Award Preview
Tavis revisits highlights of conversations with several of this year’s Oscar nominees.
- Fashion designer Kenneth ColeFashion designer Kenneth Cole
Fashion designer and humanitarian talks about his passion for activism and social media’s impact on the fashion industry.
- Political theorist Benjamin BarberPolitical theorist Benjamin Barber
CivWorld at Demos president-director discusses what it will take to bring true democracy to Egypt.
- Chef-author Jeff HendersonChef-author Jeff Henderson
‘Chef Jeff’ explains why his America I AM: Pass It Down Cookbook is a document of history, as well as a collection of recipes.
- Singer-songwriter Ne-YoSinger-songwriter Ne-Yo
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses one of his idols, the late Michael Jackson, as well as his acting career and the new film Battle: Los Angeles.
- Democrat – NY Sen. Kirsten GillibrandDemocrat – NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
New York senator analyzes the budgets of President Obama and the House Republicans and dissects what those budgets say about priorities.
- Jazz musician Wynton MarsalisJazz musician Wynton Marsalis
Jazz heavyweight and nine-time Grammy winner discusses the long-term price Americans are paying for abandoning arts in education and analyzes their confusion of entertainment with arts.
- Middle East specialist Tarek MasoudMiddle East specialist Tarek Masoud
Middle East specialist assesses post-Mubarak Egypt and offers his thoughts on whether the military will actually hand over power to a civilian authority.
- Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Phil AngelidesFinancial Crisis Inquiry Commission Phil Angelides
Chair of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission discusses the panel’s report and the role that unregulated greed played in the economic crisis.