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  • Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne

    Lynne discusses balancing her singing and songwriting with being a label chief and the experience of recording her latest project, the southern country gospel-influenced CD, “Thanks.”

    11:37
    Air Date: February 5, 2014
    Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne
    February 5, 2014 | 11:37
  • Actress Melanie Lynskey

    The actress of Two and a Half Men fame talks about her latest film, Hello I Must Be Going, wanting to become a more versatile actress and navigating the entertainment industry while being shy.

    10:18
    Air Date: August 29, 2012
    Actress Melanie Lynskey
    August 29, 2012 | 10:18
  • Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

    The 16-time Grammy-winning cellist explains what traveling has done for his music and performs a track from his new bluegrass album “The Goat Rodeo Sessions.”

    24:10
    Air Date: November 11, 2011
    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma
    November 11, 2011 | 24:10
  • Environmentalist Wangari Maathai

    Environmental activist and Nobel laureate discusses her time in the U.S. during the civil rights era, the negative media attention on Africa and challenges for the African citizenry.

    24:07
    Air Date: April 21, 2009
    Environmentalist Wangari Maathai
    April 21, 2009 | 24:07
  • Actress Andie MacDowell

    Actress previews her characterizations in two Lifetime TV films based on books by best-selling author Patricia Cornwell.

    8:36
    Air Date: April 16, 2010
    Actress Andie MacDowell
    April 16, 2010 | 8:36
  • Actor Anthony Mackie

    Busy actor discusses the business side of filmmaking and explains why African Americans must create their own film projects.

    12:44
    Air Date: March 3, 2011
    Actor Anthony Mackie
    March 3, 2011 | 12:44
  • Actor William H. Macy

    Emmy-winning actor-director-writer talks about his star turn in the Showtime series Shameless.

    11:58
    Air Date: June 7, 2011
    Actor William H. Macy
    June 7, 2011 | 11:58
  • Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 1

    In Part 1 of a conversation on the rising numbers of women and children in poverty, panelists discuss the financial, social and economic disparities that women face in the U.S.

    23:48
    Air Date: March 28, 2012
    Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 1
    March 28, 2012 | 23:48
  • Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 2

    In the second of a three-part discussion, some of the most prominent females in the U.S. address issues around women, children and poverty in America.

    23:46
    Air Date: March 29, 2012
    Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 2
    March 29, 2012 | 23:46
  • Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 3

    On the third and final night of a compelling discussion, the panelists’ conversation includes recommendations for national action to move women and children out of poverty.

    23:55
    Air Date: March 30, 2012
    Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America – Panel discussion, Part 3
    March 30, 2012 | 23:55
  • Screenwriter David Magee

    The Life of Pi writer reflects on the film’s 11 Oscar nominations, including one for best adapted screenplay.

    26:46
    Air Date: January 29, 2013
    Screenwriter David Magee
    January 29, 2013 | 26:46
  • Musician Taj Mahal

    The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and latest release, the box set “Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection.”

    26:42
    Air Date: February 25, 2013
    Musician Taj Mahal
    February 25, 2013 | 26:42
  • Musician Vusi Mahlasela

    South African singer-songwriter discusses his new album and explains the concept of Ubuntu.

    10:00
    Air Date: February 4, 2011
    Musician Vusi Mahlasela
    February 4, 2011 | 10:00
  • Opera singer-actress Pauline Malefane

    Malefane explains why she felt the need to establish a theater company in her native South Africa.

    11:31
    Air Date: October 7, 2014
    Opera singer-actress Pauline Malefane
    October 7, 2014 | 11:31