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  • Actress Laura Dern

    The Oscar-nominated actress and co-creator and star of HBO’s Enlightened shares why she loves her character in the cable series and explains why “Amy” was made for her.

    12:25
    Air Date: October 31, 2011
    Actress Laura Dern
    October 31, 2011 | 12:25
  • Institute for America’s Future founder Robert Borosage

    Borosage, who is also co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future, discusses taxes, the Occupy Wall Street movement and the problem with the term “working poor.”

    10:44
    Air Date: October 31, 2011
    Institute for America’s Future founder Robert Borosage
    October 31, 2011 | 10:44
  • Novelist Jackie Collins

    The best-selling novelist discusses her new book Goddess of Vengeance and shares the real-life horror that brought her face-to-face with an Uzi.

    24:13
    Air Date: October 28, 2011
    Novelist Jackie Collins
    October 28, 2011 | 24:13
  • NBA legend Jerry West

    The Basketball Hall of Famer and author of West by West discusses the current NBA work stoppage, as well as his personal journey and the death of his brother.

    23:53
    Air Date: October 27, 2011
    NBA legend Jerry West
    October 27, 2011 | 23:53
  • Law professor Anita Hill

    The law professor reflects on the 20 years since her controversial testimony in Justice Thomas’ confirmation hearings and shares what she makes of the changes to the Supreme Court in the last two decades.

    24:07
    Air Date: October 26, 2011
    Law professor Anita Hill
    October 26, 2011 | 24:07
  • Musician-producer Nile Rodgers

    Multiple Grammy winner shares the backstory of his hit song “Le Freak” and talks about award-winning songs that he produced for Diana Ross and Madonna.

    23:56
    Air Date: October 25, 2011
    Musician-producer Nile Rodgers
    October 25, 2011 | 23:56
  • Olympic medalist John Carlos

    The controversial athlete explains why politics has an undeniable place in the Olympic Games and discusses his Black power salute after his ’68 medal-winning performance.

    13:53
    Air Date: October 24, 2011
    Olympic medalist John Carlos
    October 24, 2011 | 13:53
  • “NYT” exec editor Jill Abramson

    The new executive editor of The New York Times discusses why it’s a great time to be running the paper and shares what she wants her legacy to be.

    9:37
    Air Date: October 24, 2011
    “NYT” exec editor Jill Abramson
    October 24, 2011 | 9:37
  • Comedian-actor Billy Gardell

    Mike & Molly star discusses the show’s success and explains why the audience identifies with the characters, which he describes as a “hot mess.”

    12:28
    Air Date: October 21, 2011
    Comedian-actor Billy Gardell
    October 21, 2011 | 12:28
  • Writer Nomi Prins

    Demos senior fellow and Black Tuesday author explains how similar America’s current economic climate is to the period after the Great Depression and shares what scares her most about those similarities.

    11:08
    Air Date: October 21, 2011
    Writer Nomi Prins
    October 21, 2011 | 11:08
  • Actor Zachary Quinto

    The talented actor of Heroes fame discusses his latest star vehicle, the feature Margin Call, which he also produced.

    11:47
    Air Date: October 20, 2011
    Actor Zachary Quinto
    October 20, 2011 | 11:47
  • Neurosurgeon Dr. Alfredo QuiƱones-Hinojosa

    The author of Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon offers his take on the current immigration debate in the U.S.

    11:57
    Air Date: October 20, 2011
    Neurosurgeon Dr. Alfredo QuiƱones-Hinojosa
    October 20, 2011 | 11:57
  • Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez

    Father-son actors discuss their latest collaboration, The Way, and Estevez shares what it was like to write a role for his dad.

    23:43
    Air Date: October 19, 2011
    Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez
    October 19, 2011 | 23:43
  • Actor Antonio Banderas

    The star of The Skin I Live In and Puss in Boots explains how he came to be an actor in the U.S. when he already enjoyed success and fame in Spain and shares the secret of making a Hollywood marriage work.

    23:43
    Air Date: October 18, 2011
    Actor Antonio Banderas
    October 18, 2011 | 23:43