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  • CBS News’ Katie Couric

    In New York, Tavis talks with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric about her broadcasting career, her advocacy work for cancer research and her new book, The Best Advice I Ever Got.

    23:54
    Air Date: April 26, 2011
    CBS News’ Katie Couric
    April 26, 2011 | 23:54
  • NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg

    In the first of this week’s shows from New York, Tavis talks with Mayor Michael Bloomberg about the challenges his city faces, including education, the economy and immigration.

    23:14
    Air Date: April 25, 2011
    NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg
    April 25, 2011 | 23:14
  • Musician Robbie Robertson

    Rock icon explains why he’s so transparent at this point in his life and describes his new CD—one of the most talked about projects of the year.

    13:34
    Air Date: April 22, 2011
    Musician Robbie Robertson
    April 22, 2011 | 13:34
  • Publisher Larry Flynt

    Controversial publisher discusses his commitment to free speech and reveals some of what he learned in the research for his new book, One Nation Under Sex.

    10:13
    Air Date: April 22, 2011
    Publisher Larry Flynt
    April 22, 2011 | 10:13
  • Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Augustus White

    Pioneering surgeon talks about his memoir, which offers insight into how unconscious stereotyping influences doctor-patient interactions, diagnosis and treatment.

    23:56
    Air Date: April 21, 2011
    Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Augustus White
    April 21, 2011 | 23:56
  • Singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris

    Twelve-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter explains her passion for rescuing dogs, finding her own voice in music and the track about Emmett Till on her latest CD.

    24:08
    Air Date: April 20, 2011
    Singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris
    April 20, 2011 | 24:08
  • Actress Ashley Judd

    Actress reflects on the risk in combining her occupation with her activism and comments on whether she remains hopeful, given all that she’s seen in her humanitarian work.

    24:12
    Air Date: April 19, 2011
    Actress Ashley Judd
    April 19, 2011 | 24:12
  • Writer William Cohan

    Award-winning investigative reporter and former investment banker assesses the impact of S&P’s downgrading its credit outlook for the U.S. and discusses Goldman Sachs.

    23:24
    Air Date: April 18, 2011
    Writer William Cohan
    April 18, 2011 | 23:24
  • Author Sarah Vowell

    Unfamiliar Fishes author discusses the annexations of Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam and explains why the summer of 1898 is when the U.S. really became a superpower.

    13:12
    Air Date: April 15, 2011
    Author Sarah Vowell
    April 15, 2011 | 13:12
  • Entertainment exec Peter Guber

    Entertainment exec explains the concept of his book on success, Tell to Win.

    10:40
    Air Date: April 15, 2011
    Entertainment exec Peter Guber
    April 15, 2011 | 10:40
  • Author Rebecca Skloot

    Author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks describes the reaction to her book, which remains on the NYT best-seller list.

    11:43
    Air Date: April 14, 2011
    Author Rebecca Skloot
    April 14, 2011 | 11:43
  • Actress Robin Wright

    Actress explains the backstory of the character she plays in the new film The Conspirator.

    12:14
    Air Date: April 14, 2011
    Actress Robin Wright
    April 14, 2011 | 12:14
  • Actress Dana Delany

    Emmy-winning actress discusses her Desperate Housewives days and her starring character in the new ABC drama Body of Proof.

    10:44
    Air Date: April 13, 2011
    Actress Dana Delany
    April 13, 2011 | 10:44
  • Democrat – MA Gov. Deval Patrick

    Massachusetts governor comments on President Obama’s speech on his deficit reduction plan, explains how the budget battle is impacting the states and talks about his new memoir.

    13:19
    Air Date: April 13, 2011
    Democrat – MA Gov. Deval Patrick
    April 13, 2011 | 13:19