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  • Actor Michael Emerson

    The two-time Emmy winner and Person of Interest star discusses overcoming nerves about performing on stage, his thoughts on being known as a character actor and the type of role he fears most.

    23:32
    Air Date: May 16, 2012
    Actor Michael Emerson
    May 16, 2012 | 23:32
  • Singer-songwriter Carole King

    The prolific singer-songwriter reflects on her past songs and the inspiration for her art, as described in her memoir, A Natural Woman.

    24:30
    Air Date: May 15, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Carole King
    May 15, 2012 | 24:30
  • Actor Dev Patel

    The actor of Slumdog Millionaire fame highlights his rise to stardom and discusses two new projects: the star vehicle The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and the new HBO series The Newsroom.

    9:43
    Air Date: May 14, 2012
    Actor Dev Patel
    May 14, 2012 | 9:43
  • Urban farmer Will Allen

    The pioneering urban farmer and founder-CEO of Growing Power, Inc. discusses his text The Good Food Revolution, his thoughts on “food deserts” and preventative measures against disease and childhood obesity.

    14:44
    Air Date: May 14, 2012
    Urban farmer Will Allen
    May 14, 2012 | 14:44
  • Actor Ryan O’Neal

    The Oscar-nominated actor discusses media scrutiny of his parenting skills, his battle with different types of cancer and why he wrote his memoir, Both of Us: My Life with Farrah.

    24:40
    Air Date: May 11, 2012
    Actor Ryan O’Neal
    May 11, 2012 | 24:40
  • TV exec Warren Littlefield

    The former president of NBC entertainment and architect of “Must See TV” analyzes the current need for quality television, as detailed in his new book Top of the Rock.

    24:38
    Air Date: May 10, 2012
    TV exec Warren Littlefield
    May 10, 2012 | 24:38
  • Harvard professor Michael Sandel

    The Harvard professor assesses whether morality is in play in U.S. markets and discusses his best-selling book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets.

    24:32
    Air Date: May 9, 2012
    Harvard professor Michael Sandel
    May 9, 2012 | 24:32
  • Pulitzer Prize winner Sheryl WuDunn

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer-turned-business exec and entrepreneur discusses her best-selling book, Half the Sky, and shares why she believes that the oppression of women is the moral issue of our time.

    24:36
    Air Date: May 8, 2012
    Pulitzer Prize winner Sheryl WuDunn
    May 8, 2012 | 24:36
  • Microsoft VP Anthony Salcito

    Microsoft’s VP of Worldwide Public Sector Education explains how technology saved his life and weighs in on whether his industry can advance education.

    10:00
    Air Date: May 7, 2012
    Microsoft VP Anthony Salcito
    May 7, 2012 | 10:00
  • Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt

    The University of Virginia professor discusses his text The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion and expands upon his Moral Foundations theory across political party lines.

    15:26
    Air Date: May 7, 2012
    Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt
    May 7, 2012 | 15:26
  • Actor Damian Lewis

    The British actor reflects on portraying American history in Band of Brothers and weighs in on President Obama’s comment on Lewis’ latest star vehicle, Showtime’s Peabody Award-winning drama series Homeland.

    24:26
    Air Date: May 4, 2012
    Actor Damian Lewis
    May 4, 2012 | 24:26
  • Columnist-author Anna Quindlen

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer discusses her memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, shares her views on aging and offers insight on how certain women-related political issues will play out on the 2012 campaign trail.

    24:39
    Air Date: May 3, 2012
    Columnist-author Anna Quindlen
    May 3, 2012 | 24:39
  • Actor Ed Helms

    The actor-comedian-writer discusses the 3rd annual L.A. Bluegrass Situation, his role on The Office and whether there will be another season for the hit NBC sitcom.

    23:43
    Air Date: May 2, 2012
    Actor Ed Helms
    May 2, 2012 | 23:43
  • Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz

    The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses the challenge of making an album of love songs, how he hones his craft as a songwriter and the backstory of the title of his latest CD, “Love Is a Four Letter Word.”

    11:14
    Air Date: May 1, 2012
    Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz
    May 1, 2012 | 11:14