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  • Actress-singer Emmy Rossum

    The versatile actress-singer talks about her multiple projects, including a film, TV show and new CD.

    26:46
    Air Date: March 28, 2013
    Actress-singer Emmy Rossum
    26:46
    March 28, 2013
  • Economics professor Nouriel Roubini

    Economics professor and author of Crisis Economics comments on the financial services industry’s fight against reform.

    10:45
    Air Date: May 12, 2010
    Economics professor Nouriel Roubini
    10:45
    May 12, 2010
  • Actor Mickey Rourke

    The Oscar nominee and star of the fantasy adventure film Immortals explains why he continues to play such physical roles.

    23:46
    Air Date: November 10, 2011
    Actor Mickey Rourke
    23:46
    November 10, 2011
  • Hotel manager-turned-hero Paul Rusesabagina

    The real-life hero of Hotel Rwanda reflects on his experience, 20 years ago, during one of the worst mass slaughters in modern history.

    Air Date: April 3, 2014
    Hotel manager-turned-hero Paul Rusesabagina
    April 3, 2014
  • Author Salman Rushdie

    The award-winning novelist recounts his experience in hiding due to a death threat, as detailed in his memoir, Joseph Anton.

    24:11
    Air Date: September 24, 2012
    Author Salman Rushdie
    24:11
    September 24, 2012
  • Writer-director David O. Russell

    The Oscar-nominated writer-director comments on the accolades his film, Silver Linings Playbook, has garnered this awards season.

    26:46
    Air Date: February 8, 2013
    Writer-director David O. Russell
    26:46
    February 8, 2013
  • 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’.”

    24:19
    Air Date: May 6, 2011
    Singer-songwriter Raphael Saadiq
    24:19
    May 6, 2011
  • Economist Jeffrey Sachs

    The noted economist, director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise explains how we can end poverty globally.

    11:43
    Air Date: October 13, 2011
    Economist Jeffrey Sachs
    11:43
    October 13, 2011
  • Economist Jeffrey Sachs

    The world-renowned economist and co-founder of the nonprofit Millennium Promise Alliance explains his work on economic development and the fight against poverty.

    24:16
    Air Date: October 2, 2012
    Economist Jeffrey Sachs
    24:16
    October 2, 2012
  • MALDEF Thomas Saenz

    Civil rights veteran and president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, explains the constitutional battle between the federal government and the state of Arizona over immigration.

    11:03
    Air Date: July 8, 2010
    MALDEF Thomas Saenz
    11:03
    July 8, 2010
  • Actress-writer Najla Said

    Said reflects on being caught between two worlds and negotiating Arab identity in America, which she writes about in her memoir.

    12:41
    Air Date: September 23, 2013
    Actress-writer Najla Said
    12:41
    September 23, 2013
  • 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
    10:00
    May 7, 2012
  • L.A. Philharmonic conductor laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen

    Salonen reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 24, 2013
    L.A. Philharmonic conductor laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen
    26:46
    October 24, 2013
  • Conductor-composer Esa-Pekka Salonen

    The conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic and a 2014 Grammy nominee shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

    12:10
    Air Date: March 4, 2014
    Conductor-composer Esa-Pekka Salonen
    12:10
    March 4, 2014
  • NFL pioneer James Harris & writer Sam Freedman

    Freedman and Harris share the backstory of the tale told in the book, Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights.

    26:36
    Air Date: January 30, 2014
    NFL pioneer James Harris & writer Sam Freedman
    26:36
    January 30, 2014