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  • Actress-author Betty White

    Veteran actress-turned-author Betty White shares some of her observations and humorous stories from her candid new memoir, If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t).

    Air Date: May 12, 2011
    Actress-author Betty White
    May 12, 2011 | 23:21
  • Actor Malcolm McDowell

    Actor Malcolm McDowell discusses his star turn in the controversial film A Clockwork Orange, which remains a classic 40 years after its release.

    Air Date: May 11, 2011
    Actor Malcolm McDowell
    May 11, 2011 | 11:35
  • Grammy-winning singer Dionne Warwick

    Multiple Grammy-winning legend Dionne Warwick talks about her nearly 50 years in the business and the new direction of her latest CD, “Only Trust Your Heart.”

    Air Date: May 11, 2011
    Grammy-winning singer Dionne Warwick
    May 11, 2011 | 12:15
  • Civil rights activist Diane Nash

    Civil rights activist Diane Nash—one of the people featured in the powerful American Experience documentary “Freedom Riders”—reflects on the 50th anniversary of the original group of volunteers who risked their lives to fight segregation in the Deep South.

    Air Date: May 10, 2011
    Civil rights activist Diane Nash
    May 10, 2011 | 22:47
  • Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock

    Oscar-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock talks about Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold—his new documentary on the impact of ever-present branding messages in the daily lives of consumers.

    Air Date: May 9, 2011
    Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock
    May 9, 2011 | 10:51
  • Baseball exec Bill White

    Pioneering baseball exec Bill White contrasts cockiness with confidence and explains why he titled his new memoir Uppity.

    Air Date: May 9, 2011
    Baseball exec Bill White
    May 9, 2011 | 13:08
  • Singer-songwriter Raphael Saadiq

    Grammy-winning neo-soul singer-songwriter Raphael Saadiq discusses his roots as a bass guitarist and explains why it took him so long to become comfortable as a front man; he also performs a track from his new CD, “Stone Rollin’.”

    Air Date: May 6, 2011
    Singer-songwriter Raphael Saadiq
    May 6, 2011 | 24:19
  • Actor-rapper Ice-T

    Rapper-turned-actor Ice-T reflects on his journey from the streets of South Central L.A. and his decision to turn away from a life of crime, which he chronicles in his memoir, Ice.

    Air Date: May 5, 2011
    Actor-rapper Ice-T
    May 5, 2011 | 10:19
  • Actor-director Kenneth Branagh

    Actor-director Kenneth Branagh explains the evolution of his career from Shakespeare interpreter to comics director, with the new action/fantasy film Thor, based on the Marvel superhero.

    Air Date: May 5, 2011
    Actor-director Kenneth Branagh
    May 5, 2011 | 13:34
  • Actress Loretta Devine

    Award-winning actress Loretta Devine, one of the original “Dreamgirls,” talks about her newest feature release, Jumping the Broom.

    Air Date: May 4, 2011
    Actress Loretta Devine
    May 4, 2011 | 12:12
  • Counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke

    Counter-terrorism expert and former White House advisor Richard Clarke discusses U.S. reaction to bin Laden’s death and today’s decision not to release photos.

    Air Date: May 4, 2011
    Counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke
    May 4, 2011 | 11:38
  • Scientist-conservationist Tim Flannery

    Scientist, conservationist and best-selling author Tim Flannery compares U.S. environmental efforts to those of other countries and explains the link he makes in his new text, Here on Earth, between poverty and the future.

    Air Date: May 3, 2011
    Scientist-conservationist Tim Flannery
    May 3, 2011 | 10:00
  • Musician Bootsy Collins

    Grammy-winning funk icon Bootsy Collins shares lessons learned from James Brown and George Clinton and describes working on his new CD with people not known for music—like Dr. Cornel West and Rev. Al Sharpton.

    Air Date: May 3, 2011
    Musician Bootsy Collins
    May 3, 2011 | 13:50
  • Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill

    Award-winning investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill weighs in on the impact of Osama bin Laden’s death, including whether it will turn a page in U.S. dealings with Afghanistan and Pakistan.

    Air Date: May 2, 2011
    Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill
    May 2, 2011 | 9:16