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  • Economist Jeffrey Sachs

    The world-renowned economist and co-founder of the nonprofit Millennium Promise Alliance explains his work on economic development and the fight against poverty.

    24:16
    Air Date: October 2, 2012
    Economist Jeffrey Sachs
    October 2, 2012 | 24:16
  • Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair

    The former FDIC chair talks about her role on the Systemic Risk Council and her assessment of the U.S. financial crisis, as detailed in her book Bull by the Horns.

    24:07
    Air Date: October 1, 2012
    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair
    October 1, 2012 | 24:07
  • Actress-producer Elizabeth Banks

    The actress-turned-producer describes her latest project, the feature film Pitch Perfect.

    22:44
    Air Date: September 28, 2012
    Actress-producer Elizabeth Banks
    September 28, 2012 | 22:44
  • Actress-director-producer Penny Marshall

    The show business powerhouse reflects on her life and career, as described in her humorous memoir, My Mother Was Nuts.

    24:16
    Air Date: September 27, 2012
    Actress-director-producer Penny Marshall
    September 27, 2012 | 24:16
  • TV show host Iyanla Vanzant

    The inspirational speaker discusses her new role as host of the TV show, Iyanla, Fix My Life.

    11:36
    Air Date: September 26, 2012
    TV show host Iyanla Vanzant
    September 26, 2012 | 11:36
  • The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza

    The managing editor of The Washington Post‘s online politics coverage assesses this year’s election.

    12:20
    Air Date: September 26, 2012
    The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza
    September 26, 2012 | 12:20
  • Singer-songwriter-activist Wyclef Jean

    The multiplatinum-selling artist discusses his memoir, Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story, and his love for his native Haiti.

    23:55
    Air Date: September 25, 2012
    Singer-songwriter-activist Wyclef Jean
    September 25, 2012 | 23:55
  • Author Salman Rushdie

    The award-winning novelist recounts his experience in hiding due to a death threat, as detailed in his memoir, Joseph Anton.

    24:11
    Air Date: September 24, 2012
    Author Salman Rushdie
    September 24, 2012 | 24:11
  • Actress-author Jamie Lee Curtis

    The actress-author explains the premise of her 10th children’s book, My Brave Year of Firsts.

    24:10
    Air Date: September 21, 2012
    Actress-author Jamie Lee Curtis
    September 21, 2012 | 24:10
  • Actor-activist Richard Gere

    The actor-activist talks about his latest film, the financial thriller Arbitrage, and his human rights work.

    23:14
    Air Date: September 20, 2012
    Actor-activist Richard Gere
    September 20, 2012 | 23:14
  • Actor Tony Danza

    Danza recounts his experience as a high school English teacher, which he details in his text, I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had.

    24:14
    Air Date: September 19, 2012
    Actor Tony Danza
    September 19, 2012 | 24:14
  • Singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam

    The two-time Grammy winner talks about his latest project, “3 Pears”—his first new studio album in seven years.

    23:16
    Air Date: September 18, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam
    September 18, 2012 | 23:16
  • Journalist-producer Hedrick Smith

    The Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy-winning journalist/producer talks about his text, Who Stole the American Dream?

    23:32
    Air Date: September 17, 2012
    Journalist-producer Hedrick Smith
    September 17, 2012 | 23:32
  • Actor Jeremy Irons

    The Oscar-winning actor describes his latest film, The Words, the types of characters he likes to play and his ever-changing music endeavors.

    23:44
    Air Date: September 7, 2012
    Actor Jeremy Irons
    September 7, 2012 | 23:44