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  • Writer-producer Matthew Weiner

    The award-winning writer-producer discusses the Emmy-winning Mad Men series that he created and talks about the show’s future with AMC.

    Air Date: March 22, 2012
    Writer-producer Matthew Weiner
    March 22, 2012 | 24:07
  • Actor Thomas Gibson

    The Criminal Minds star offers his take on what makes his show work and explains how diversity contributes to the show’s success.

    Air Date: March 21, 2012
    Actor Thomas Gibson
    March 21, 2012 | 24:25
  • Singer-actor Meat Loaf

    The Grammy-winning singer-actor explains why he chose “Hell in a Handbasket” as the title for his new CD and shares how he uses art to address the devolution of our culture.

    Air Date: March 20, 2012
    Singer-actor Meat Loaf
    March 20, 2012 | 24:34
  • Award-winning TV broadcaster Catherine Crier

    The Emmy-winning TV broadcaster, former judge and author of Patriot Acts talks about corporate money and politics and the need for the American people to get angry about things that matter to them.

    Air Date: March 19, 2012
    Award-winning TV broadcaster Catherine Crier
    March 19, 2012 | 24:42
  • Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter

    The author of Grace and Grit, whose fight to gain equal pay for women in the workplace led to landmark legislation, recounts her poor upbringing in rural Alabama and discusses her years working at Goodyear.

    Air Date: March 9, 2012
    Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter
    March 9, 2012 | 24:01
  • Emmy-winning writer-producer David E. Kelley

    The prolific writer-producer and creator of Harry’s Law discusses why so many TV viewers loathe lawyers, yet love legal dramas.

    Air Date: March 8, 2012
    Emmy-winning writer-producer David E. Kelley
    March 8, 2012 | 24:02
  • Cancer expert Dr. Otis Webb Brawley

    The renowned cancer expert shares why he wrote the provocative new book How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America.

    Air Date: March 7, 2012
    Cancer expert Dr. Otis Webb Brawley
    March 7, 2012 | 23:35
  • Former U.S. senator Russ Feingold

    The former senator and author of While America Sleeps explains why he feels the U.S. has “gone to sleep on international issues” and offers his prediction on the outcome of the presidential campaign.

    Air Date: March 6, 2012
    Former U.S. senator Russ Feingold
    March 6, 2012 | 24:11
  • ‘Morning Joe’ host Joe Scarborough

    The Morning Joe host and former GOP congressman from Florida weighs in on campaign finance reform, whether there’s room in the GOP for moderates and why the Washington of the 1990s is so different from Washington today.

    Air Date: March 5, 2012
    ‘Morning Joe’ host Joe Scarborough
    March 5, 2012 | 23:14
  • Emmy-winning filmmaker Jay Roach

    The director and producer of Game Change, the new HBO dramatization of the 2008 presidential campaign, talks about VP candidate Sarah Palin and whether the filmmakers “went soft” on Sen. John McCain.

    Air Date: March 2, 2012
    Emmy-winning filmmaker Jay Roach
    March 2, 2012 | 24:01
  • Harvard law professor Lani Guinier

    The Harvard law professor and noted author discusses the ongoing affirmative action debate as the U.S. Supreme Court agrees to reconsider the constitutionality of race-conscious college admissions.

    Air Date: March 1, 2012
    Harvard law professor Lani Guinier
    March 1, 2012 | 24:20
  • Heart experts Steven Nissen, M.D. & Marc Gillinov, M.D.

    Two of the leading heart experts in the U.S. and authors of Heart 411 describe the burden heart disease places on America’s healthcare system and ways heart health can be improved.

    Air Date: February 29, 2012
    Heart experts Steven Nissen, M.D. & Marc Gillinov, M.D.
    February 29, 2012
  • Singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor

    The outspoken and controversial singer-songwriter—whose new CD is “How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?”—explains why she wrote such a romantic album and shares who her muse was for this project.

    Air Date: February 28, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor
    February 28, 2012 | 23:49
  • Actress-filmmaker Jennifer Westfeldt

    The Tony-nominated actress-filmmaker explains how being out of sync with her peer group served as inspiration for her latest acting vehicle, Friends with Kids, the new comedy which she also wrote, directed and produced.

    Air Date: February 27, 2012
    Actress-filmmaker Jennifer Westfeldt
    February 27, 2012 | 11:45