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  • Actor-author Hill Harper

    The CSI: NY star discusses his cancer diagnosis and how it inspired his new book The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place.

    10:32
    Air Date: November 21, 2011
    Actor-author Hill Harper
    November 21, 2011 | 10:32
  • Actor Christoph Waltz

    The Oscar-winning actor discusses his latest film Carnage and explains why he was in awe of the film’s director, Roman Polanski.

    13:24
    Air Date: November 21, 2011
    Actor Christoph Waltz
    November 21, 2011 | 13:24
  • Novelist Marie Lu

    The writer, out with her first and highly-anticipated young adult novel Legend, discusses her fascination with child prodigies and the intrigue of writing dystopian stories.

    10:23
    Air Date: November 18, 2011
    Novelist Marie Lu
    November 18, 2011 | 10:23
  • Authors Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, whose latest book is Van Gogh: The Life, explain why it was worth a decade of their lives to put together the artist’s biography.

    13:29
    Air Date: November 18, 2011
    Authors Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
    November 18, 2011 | 13:29
  • Reggae pioneer Jimmy Cliff

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame reggae legend explains the spiritual concept behind the title of his new album, “Sacred Fire,” and shares how he was able to help put his genre of music on the international stage.

    23:18
    Air Date: November 17, 2011
    Reggae pioneer Jimmy Cliff
    November 17, 2011 | 23:18
  • Singer-songwriters Carole King and Louise Goffin

    The prolific singer-songwriter and her producer-singer-songwriter daughter discuss King’s new CD, “A Holiday Carole,” and explain why working together was “like butter.”

    16:03
    Air Date: November 16, 2011
    Singer-songwriters Carole King and Louise Goffin
    November 16, 2011 | 16:03
  • Journalist Dana Milbank

    The Washington Post opinion writer explains what would happen if the congressional supercommittee fails to come up with a plan for the looming deficit crisis.

    7:30
    Air Date: November 16, 2011
    Journalist Dana Milbank
    November 16, 2011 | 7:30
  • Musician Chris Isaak

    The singer-songwriter, whose new CD is “Beyond the Sun,” discusses the music of Elvis Presley and, with his guitar, demonstrates why he thinks Presley’s music is “just so damn pretty.”

    13:16
    Air Date: November 15, 2011
    Musician Chris Isaak
    November 15, 2011 | 13:16
  • Journalist Amy Waldman

    Waldman discusses her debut novel The Submission, which is receiving rave reviews, and shares why she feels fiction is the best place to deal with post-9/11 perceptions of Muslims.

    10:32
    Air Date: November 15, 2011
    Journalist Amy Waldman
    November 15, 2011 | 10:32
  • Actress-producer Ellen Barkin

    The actress and Another Happy Day producer explains why it took 10 years before she ever auditioned and discusses the rejection that she faced early in her career because of her looks.

    24:17
    Air Date: November 14, 2011
    Actress-producer Ellen Barkin
    November 14, 2011 | 24:17
  • 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
  • Actor Mickey Rourke

    The Oscar nominee and star of the fantasy adventure film Immortals explains why he continues to play such physical roles.

    23:46
    Air Date: November 10, 2011
    Actor Mickey Rourke
    November 10, 2011 | 23:46
  • Actress Kirsten Dunst

    The Golden Globe-nominated actress shares her experience of playing a character who isn’t likable, as she does in the new film Melancholia.

    10:27
    Air Date: November 9, 2011
    Actress Kirsten Dunst
    November 9, 2011 | 10:27
  • Historian Niall Ferguson

    The historian and author of the new text Civilization explains why the G-20 Summit was a washout and why Greece and Italy are “too big to bail.”

    13:10
    Air Date: November 9, 2011
    Historian Niall Ferguson
    November 9, 2011 | 13:10