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  • Schomburg Center Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad

    In the final night of shows from NY, Tavis talks with the incoming director of the city’s famed Schomburg Center Khalil Gibran Muhammad.

    Air Date: April 29, 2011
    Schomburg Center Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad
    April 29, 2011 | 11:50
  • Cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Leading cancer physician dissects the history of cancer, which he calls ‘the defining disease of our generation.’

    Air Date: January 13, 2011
    Cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee
    January 13, 2011 | 13:25
  • Actress Carey Mulligan

    Oscar-nominated actress, who has two new features in release, reveals why she took a year off from filming.

    Air Date: November 10, 2010
    Actress Carey Mulligan
    November 10, 2010 | 10:34
  • Actress Carey Mulligan

    The Oscar-nominated actress discusses what it’s like to have the first NC-17 rating of her career, in the drama Shame, and shares her take on the cultural differences between the U.S. and the rest of the world in depicting on-screen sex.

    Air Date: December 2, 2011
    Actress Carey Mulligan
    December 2, 2011 | 10:28
  • Author Liz Murray

    Breaking Night author shares the dramatic transition that led her to apply to one of the nation’s top colleges.

    Air Date: October 12, 2010
    Author Liz Murray
    October 12, 2010 | 10:00
  • Law professor Melissa Murray

    A former clerk for then-U.S. Court of Appeals Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor, Murray assesses the Roberts Supreme Court.

    Air Date: July 7, 2014
    Law professor Melissa Murray
    July 7, 2014 | 14:16
  • TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie

    The founder of TOMS shoes and author of Start Something That Matters explains the backstory of his brand’s name and describes the model behind the socially-conscious business.

    Air Date: September 9, 2011
    TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie
    September 9, 2011 | 11:10
  • Consumer advocate Ralph Nader

    The consumer and political activist shares his opinions on how minimum wage and the weakened labor movement will play into the 2012 presidential race.

    Air Date: August 20, 2012
    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader
    August 20, 2012 | 24:08
  • Consumer advocate Ralph Nader

    Nader, who has instigated many consumer reforms that Americans now take for granted, reviews points from his latest text, Unstoppable.

    Air Date: May 12, 2014
    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader
    May 12, 2014 | 12:30
  • New York Times’ Adam Nagourney

    NYT L.A. bureau chief assesses key West Coast races in the upcoming midterms.

    Air Date: October 11, 2010
    New York Times’ Adam Nagourney
    October 11, 2010 | 11:30
  • Journalist Adam Nagourney

    Following the final presidential debate, the veteran political journalist examines how the rest of the race for the White House might play out.

    Air Date: October 22, 2012
    Journalist Adam Nagourney
    October 22, 2012 | 26:42
  • Director Mira Nair

    One of few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which tackles issues of nationalism and identity in a post-9-11 world.

    Air Date: April 30, 2013
    Director Mira Nair
    April 30, 2013 | 24:21
  • Comedian-writer Rick Najera

    One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera previews his autobiography, Almost White.

    Air Date: October 14, 2013
    Comedian-writer Rick Najera
    October 14, 2013 | 11:35
  • Writer-comedian Rick Najera

    One of the most powerful voices in the Latino world today, Najera breaks down the challenges he’s faced while navigating Hollywood, which he writes about in his memoir, Almost White.

    Air Date: March 12, 2014
    Writer-comedian Rick Najera
    March 12, 2014