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  • Film producer Roger Corman

    The legendary Hollywood producer-director discusses the new documentary about his life, Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, and explains why he feels the state of independent filmmaking is “not good.”

    24:13
    Air Date: December 16, 2011
    Film producer Roger Corman
    December 16, 2011 | 24:13
  • Sir Ben Kingsley

    The Oscar-winning actor shares what it was like to star in Martin Scorsese’s first 3D film, Hugo, and explains how 3D film impacts the work of acting.

    12:08
    Air Date: December 15, 2011
    Sir Ben Kingsley
    December 15, 2011 | 12:08
  • Journalist Tom Brokaw

    The award-winning journalist, out with the new text The Time of Our Lives, discusses the end of the Iraq War and the future of public service in the U.S.

    12:04
    Air Date: December 15, 2011
    Journalist Tom Brokaw
    December 15, 2011 | 12:04
  • Documentary filmmaker Carl Colby
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    The award-winning documentary filmmaker shares the story of uncovering the truth about his father—a CIA spy and the subject of The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby.

    9:30
    Air Date: December 14, 2011
    Documentary filmmaker Carl Colby
    December 14, 2011 | 9:30
  • Actor Gary Oldman

    Oldman shares his thoughts on the Oscar buzz surrounding his performance in the new film Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

    14:25
    Air Date: December 14, 2011
    Actor Gary Oldman
    December 14, 2011 | 14:25
  • Film producer Harvey Weinstein

    The Oscar-winning producer explains why he decided to take a gamble on one of his new projects, the black-and-white silent film The Artist.

    23:22
    Air Date: December 13, 2011
    Film producer Harvey Weinstein
    December 13, 2011 | 23:22
  • Former DC schools chief Michelle Rhee

    The former chancellor of Washington D.C. public schools and founder of StudentsFirst explains why education reform is often such a vicious political game.

    22:58
    Air Date: December 12, 2011
    Former DC schools chief Michelle Rhee
    December 12, 2011 | 22:58
  • Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne

    The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter explains what led to her exploration of a horrific childhood tragedy in her latest album, “Revelation Road.”

    13:08
    Air Date: December 2, 2011
    Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne
    December 2, 2011 | 13:08
  • Actress Carey Mulligan

    The Oscar-nominated actress discusses what it’s like to have the first NC-17 rating of her career, in the drama Shame, and shares her take on the cultural differences between the U.S. and the rest of the world in depicting on-screen sex.

    10:28
    Air Date: December 2, 2011
    Actress Carey Mulligan
    December 2, 2011 | 10:28
  • Actor-activist Harry Belafonte, Part 2

    The Tony- and Emmy-winning singer, actor, activist and author of the memoir My Song continues his conversation with Tavis and discusses faith, spirituality, war and peace.

    23:36
    Air Date: December 1, 2011
    Actor-activist Harry Belafonte, Part 2
    December 1, 2011 | 23:36
  • Actor-activist Harry Belafonte, Part 1

    In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the pioneering singer, actor, activist and author of My Song: A Memoir discusses McCarthyism, Communism and the price he pays for being a man of conscience.

    23:44
    Air Date: November 30, 2011
    Actor-activist Harry Belafonte, Part 1
    November 30, 2011 | 23:44
  • Business exec Bob Knowling

    The business exec, who attended the same high school as Tavis, discusses GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, shares what life is like as a Black CEO and talks about his book You Can Get There from Here: My Journey from Struggle to Success.

    12:15
    Air Date: November 29, 2011
    Business exec Bob Knowling
    November 29, 2011 | 12:15
  • Author Marsha Coleman-Adebayo

    The author of No Fear: A Whistleblower’s Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA shares the story of what she calls “one of the darkest days at the EPA.”

    11:46
    Air Date: November 29, 2011
    Author Marsha Coleman-Adebayo
    November 29, 2011 | 11:46
  • Actor Ralph Fiennes

    The Oscar-nominated actor explains why Shakespeare’s works are still as present as ever today and discusses his latest film project, the Shakespeare tragedy Corialanus, which he also directed.

    12:58
    Air Date: November 28, 2011
    Actor Ralph Fiennes
    November 28, 2011 | 12:58