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  • 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.

    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.”

    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.

    Air Date: November 28, 2011
    Actor Ralph Fiennes
    November 28, 2011 | 12:58
  • Former DNC chair Howard Dean

    The former DNC chair shares why he feels President Obama will be re-elected and explains what he believes led to the collapse of the congressional super committee.

    Air Date: November 28, 2011
    Former DNC chair Howard Dean
    November 28, 2011 | 11:08
  • Entrepreneur Darren Hardy

    The SUCCESS magazine publisher and author of The Compound Effect describes how to change the trajectory of our lives and shares the story of the “magic penny.”

    Air Date: November 22, 2011
    Entrepreneur Darren Hardy
    November 22, 2011 | 12:30
  • Filmmaker David Cronenberg

    The world-renowned director describes the work that it took to bring well-known figures Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung to life on screen in his new drama, A Dangerous Method.

    Air Date: November 22, 2011
    Filmmaker David Cronenberg
    November 22, 2011 | 11:34
  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.”

    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.

    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.”

    Air Date: November 15, 2011
    Musician Chris Isaak
    November 15, 2011 | 13:16