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  • Actress Nichelle Nichols

    Actress talks about Duke Ellington’s influence on her early career and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s advice to her on her history-making role as one of the stars of the original Star Trek series

    13:10
    Air Date: January 11, 2011
    Actress Nichelle Nichols
    13:10
    January 11, 2011
  • A Year Later Thoughts on Haiti

    Tavis offers his thoughts on the situation in Haiti, one year after the devastating earthquake.

    1:30
    Air Date: January 10, 2011
    A Year Later Thoughts on Haiti
    1:30
    January 10, 2011
  • Actor Jeff Bridges

    Oscar-winning actor discusses his two hit films currently in release, as well as a cause that is close to his heart: ending child hunger in the U.S. by 2015.

    19:30
    Air Date: January 10, 2011
    Actor Jeff Bridges
    19:30
    January 10, 2011
  • Singer Johnny Mathis

    Grammy Hall of Fame singer talks about his first country album and explains why he made the decision to release a CD in this genre.

    9:40
    Air Date: December 24, 2010
    Singer Johnny Mathis
    9:40
    December 24, 2010
  • Musician-actor Lyle Lovett

    Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actor discusses his unique connection to Texas and shares what it’s like to feel the energy of the audience during a performance.

    12:07
    Air Date: December 24, 2010
    Musician-actor Lyle Lovett
    12:07
    December 24, 2010
  • Science writer Rebecca Skloot

    Science writer discusses lessons learned from research for her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

    11:45
    Air Date: December 23, 2010
    Science writer Rebecca Skloot
    11:45
    December 23, 2010
  • Journalist Isabel Wilkerson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses the legacy of the Great Migration of African Americans, which she writes about in her book The Warmth of Other Suns.

    12:35
    Air Date: December 23, 2010
    Journalist Isabel Wilkerson
    12:35
    December 23, 2010
  • Author Wendell Potter

    Corporate watchdog and Deadly Spin author discusses his struggle with his whistleblower status and describes the post-healthcare-reform industry spin.

    10:39
    Air Date: December 22, 2010
    Author Wendell Potter
    10:39
    December 22, 2010
  • Singer El DeBarge

    Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter talks about his new CD, his more than 20-year battle with drug addiction and how his comeback was possible.

    12:55
    Air Date: December 22, 2010
    Singer El DeBarge
    12:55
    December 22, 2010
  • Singer-songwriter Patti Smith

    Rock icon discusses marrying her poetry with music and her critically acclaimed memoir about her early days in New York City.

    23:58
    Air Date: December 21, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Patti Smith
    23:58
    December 21, 2010
  • Author Nassim Taleb

    Former derivatives trader explains why he wanted his latest text to serve as a diatribe against modernity.

    10:06
    Air Date: December 20, 2010
    Author Nassim Taleb
    10:06
    December 20, 2010
  • Harvard professor Robert Putnam

    Harvard public policy professor and co-author of American Grace discusses the changes in religious tolerance in the U.S. over the last 50 years.

    13:14
    Air Date: December 20, 2010
    Harvard professor Robert Putnam
    13:14
    December 20, 2010
  • Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder

    In part two of a fascinating conversation, music icon reflects on getting his start at Motown, putting his life into his lyrical content and making a positive difference in the world.

    21:44
    Air Date: December 17, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder
    21:44
    December 17, 2010
  • Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder

    n the first of a two-part conversation, the music icon talks about advocating for people with disabilities and giving back and shares a few backstories of the lyrics and titles of some of his hit songs.

    21:03
    Air Date: December 16, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder
    21:03
    December 16, 2010
  • Actor Kevin Spacey

    Two-time Oscar winner and Golden Globe nominee for his role in the feature Casino Jack discusses what it was like portraying lobbyist-turned-convicted felon Jack Abramoff.

    14:09
    Air Date: December 15, 2010
    Actor Kevin Spacey
    14:09
    December 15, 2010