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  • The Poverty Tour – Part 4

    Part 4 of this special series on poverty, “Nothing Moves Without Us,” examines jobs and the unemployment crisis. Tavis also talks with the director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise Alliance Jeffrey Sachs.

    22:25
    Air Date: October 13, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 4
    October 13, 2011 | 22:25
  • HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

    The Secretary of Health and Human Services identifies what the current administration has gotten right in dealing with the issue of poverty.

    11:46
    Air Date: October 12, 2011
    HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
    October 12, 2011 | 11:46
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 3

    Tonight’s discussion on poverty in America—”No Room at the Inn”—continues with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and a focus on the housing crisis.

    22:15
    Air Date: October 12, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 3
    October 12, 2011 | 22:15
  • Feeding America CEO Vicki Escarra

    The president-CEO of Feeding America shares her concerns about the poverty crisis facing women and children in the U.S.

    12:34
    Air Date: October 11, 2011
    Feeding America CEO Vicki Escarra
    October 11, 2011 | 12:34
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 2

    Part 2 of the week’s Poverty Tour shows puts the spotlight on the new poor. Around the theme of “I Had Everything,” Tavis also talks with Vicki B. Escarra, CEO of Feeding America.

    22:14
    Air Date: October 11, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 2
    October 11, 2011 | 22:14
  • Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West

    Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West, who explains why the future of American democracy is predicated on how this issue is handled.

    13:23
    Air Date: October 10, 2011
    Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West
    October 10, 2011 | 13:23
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 1

    Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with a theme of “Suffering to Speak,” in which he and Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West explain why they felt it was important to embark upon their 18-city, 11-state Poverty Tour this past summer.

    22:22
    Air Date: October 10, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 1
    October 10, 2011 | 22:22
  • Writer Michael Starr
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    The New York Post TV columnist and author of Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story, shares his thoughts on Foxx’ enduring comedic legacy.

    9:23
    Air Date: October 7, 2011
    Writer Michael Starr
    October 7, 2011 | 9:23
  • Comedian-actor John Leguizamo

    The Emmy-winning comedian-actor explains why he created the successful one-man show, Ghetto Klown, and discusses why, growing up, he didn’t feel like he was a part of the U.S.

    14:35
    Air Date: October 7, 2011
    Comedian-actor John Leguizamo
    October 7, 2011 | 14:35
  • Actor Chris Evans

    Captain America star explains why he was intimidated by his role in the new film, Puncture.

    10:48
    Air Date: October 6, 2011
    Actor Chris Evans
    October 6, 2011 | 10:48
  • Musician-activist Tom Morello

    Musician-activist, a k a The Nightwatchman—whose new CD is “World Wide Rebel Songs”—explains how the injustices in the world have made it into his music and shares what the soundtrack for the nation’s current progressive struggle should include.

    13:05
    Air Date: October 6, 2011
    Musician-activist Tom Morello
    October 6, 2011 | 13:05
  • The Poverty Tour Preview

    With nearly one in six Americans living in poverty, next week’s series of shows will put a human face on the alarming newly released data about life in the U.S.

    3:32
    Air Date: October 5, 2011
    The Poverty Tour Preview
    October 5, 2011 | 3:32
  • Peace activist Leymah Gbowee

    Liberian native and author of Mighty Be Our Powers discusses the importance of and challenges faced by women in politics and the significance of the nation’s first woman president. Gbowee is one of three recipients of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

    20:11
    Air Date: October 5, 2011
    Peace activist Leymah Gbowee
    October 5, 2011 | 20:11
  • Entertainer Tony Bennett

    The “singer’s singer” discusses Amy Winehouse, whose last recorded song is on his new CD, “Duets II,” and shares the one regret he has about the time he spent with the late songstress.

    23:41
    Air Date: September 30, 2011
    Entertainer Tony Bennett
    September 30, 2011 | 23:41