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  • Comedian-actor Cedric the Entertainer

    The popular comedian and actor discusses his exec-producing and hosting gig on NBC’s new game show It’s Worth What? and his latest film Larry Crowne.

    13:33
    Air Date: July 4, 2011
    Comedian-actor Cedric the Entertainer
    July 4, 2011 | 13:33
  • Former GM exec Bob Lutz

    Former auto industry exec discusses his new book, Car Guys vs. Bean Counters, and describes what he believes the soul of American business should be.

    10:24
    Air Date: July 4, 2011
    Former GM exec Bob Lutz
    July 4, 2011 | 10:24
  • Innocence Project Panel Discussion Part 2

    Tavis continues his conversation on the work being done by Northwestern University, Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition and others in Illinois to combat false convictions.

    24:01
    Air Date: July 1, 2011
    Innocence Project Panel Discussion Part 2
    July 1, 2011 | 24:01
  • Innocence Project Panel Discussion Part 1

    In the first of a two-part conversation, Tavis joins Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. and four men who, combined, spent more than 50 years behind bars—despite their innocence.

    23:51
    Air Date: June 30, 2011
    Innocence Project Panel Discussion Part 1
    June 30, 2011 | 23:51
  • Sports executive Pat Williams

    The longtime sports executive, who co-founded the Orlando Magic, discusses his new book Coach Wooden, shares his thoughts on the looming NBA lockout and talks about his battle with multiple myeloma, an incurable form of cancer.

    13:06
    Air Date: June 29, 2011
    Sports executive Pat Williams
    June 29, 2011 | 13:06
  • FDIC chair Sheila Bair

    Outgoing FDIC chair discusses the $8.5 billion settlement that Bank of America made with institutional investors.

    10:27
    Air Date: June 29, 2011
    FDIC chair Sheila Bair
    June 29, 2011 | 10:27
  • Actor Gary Sinise

    The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning CSI: NY star—also of Forrest Gump fame—explains his new documentary, Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good, and his efforts to bring attention to America’s disabled veterans.

    11:44
    Air Date: June 28, 2011
    Actor Gary Sinise
    June 28, 2011 | 11:44
  • Biographer John Farrell

    The investigative reporter discusses complex defense lawyer Clarence Darrow and talks about his biography of the towering figure, Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned.

    12:13
    Air Date: June 28, 2011
    Biographer John Farrell
    June 28, 2011 | 12:13
  • Peter Falk Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to the five-time Emmy-winning actor with a clip from his past appearance on the show.

    5:58
    Air Date: June 27, 2011
    Peter Falk Tribute
    June 27, 2011 | 5:58
  • Economist Dr. Julianne Malveaux

    Economist and Bennett College president discusses her new book, Surviving and Thriving, and explains the difference between being broke and being poor.

    Air Date: June 27, 2011
    Economist Dr. Julianne Malveaux
    June 27, 2011
  • Investigative reporter Annie Jacobsen

    Area 51 author pulls back the curtain of secrecy on an Air Force base so classified that U.S. presidents are denied entrance and explains the controversy surrounding the last seven pages of her book.

    11:11
    Air Date: June 24, 2011
    Investigative reporter Annie Jacobsen
    June 24, 2011 | 11:11
  • Investigative journalist Scott Carney

    Investigative journalist and author of The Red Market discusses child trafficking and describes how easy it is to find black market organs online.

    12:18
    Air Date: June 24, 2011
    Investigative journalist Scott Carney
    June 24, 2011 | 12:18
  • Actress Gabourey Sidibe

    Oscar nominee discusses her role in Showtime’s The Big C and the career she thought she’d have before becoming an actress.

    10:30
    Air Date: June 23, 2011
    Actress Gabourey Sidibe
    June 23, 2011 | 10:30
  • Journalist-filmmaker Maziar Bahari

    Iran-born journalist-filmmaker, who was captured and imprisoned in his native country while covering the ’09 elections, describes the horror of solitary confinement and discusses his memoir, which details his harrowing tale.

    13:35
    Air Date: June 23, 2011
    Journalist-filmmaker Maziar Bahari
    June 23, 2011 | 13:35