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  • Former talk show host Dick Cavett

    Former TV show host and Talk Show author explains why, when he began his career, listening was the most difficult part of the job.

    13:55
    Air Date: December 9, 2010
    Former talk show host Dick Cavett
    December 9, 2010 | 13:55
  • Former counsel to Dr. King Clarence B. Jones

    Tavis: Clarence B. Jones served as a longtime counsel and part-time speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He is now a scholar in residence at Stanford’s MLK Research and Education Institute. His forthcoming text is called “Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation.” Clarence Jones, as always, good to [...]

    12:04
    Air Date: December 9, 2010
    Former counsel to Dr. King Clarence B. Jones
    December 9, 2010 | 12:04
  • Author Edmund Morris

    Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential biographer discusses the last of his trilogy on Theodore Roosevelt and reveals why he chose the title and what drew him to the subject.

    12:18
    Air Date: December 8, 2010
    Author Edmund Morris
    December 8, 2010 | 12:18
  • Independent – VT Sen. Bernie Sanders

    Vermont senator explains why he’s in stark opposition to President Obama’s two-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts.

    8:43
    Air Date: December 8, 2010
    Independent – VT Sen. Bernie Sanders
    December 8, 2010 | 8:43
  • Harvard law professor Noah Feldman

    Harvard law professor explains why it’s important today to have Supreme Court justices who are risk-takers and may even have character flaws.

    14:26
    Air Date: December 7, 2010
    Harvard law professor Noah Feldman
    December 7, 2010 | 14:26
  • Singer-songwriter Keri Hilson

    Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter discusses her second album and how she’s avoiding the sophomore curse.

    8:27
    Air Date: December 7, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Keri Hilson
    December 7, 2010 | 8:27
  • Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky

    Filmmaker explains why, as a director, he’s able to get actors to go above and beyond while researching their roles.

    9:18
    Air Date: December 6, 2010
    Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky
    December 6, 2010 | 9:18
  • Journalist Tom Brokaw

    Veteran journalist discusses race relations in the U.S. today and describes the essence of American character.

    12:48
    Air Date: December 6, 2010
    Journalist Tom Brokaw
    December 6, 2010 | 12:48
  • Musician Quincy Jones

    Music impresario talks about his new CD, and his new book, and explains how music became the mother he never had.

    23:14
    Air Date: December 3, 2010
    Musician Quincy Jones
    December 3, 2010 | 23:14
  • Actress Hilary Swank

    Two-time Oscar winner and star-exec producer of the feature film Conviction explains why her career has included so many real-life stories and shares which film roles have scared her the most.

    24:03
    Air Date: December 2, 2010
    Actress Hilary Swank
    December 2, 2010 | 24:03
  • Democrat – IL Sen. Dick Durbin

    llinois senior senator and Majority Whip shares his thoughts on deficit reduction, unemployment benefits and tax cuts.

    10:31
    Air Date: December 1, 2010
    Democrat – IL Sen. Dick Durbin
    December 1, 2010 | 10:31
  • Former U.S. senator Gary Hart

    Former Colorado senator and Democratic presidential candidate discusses the need for Americans to work to improve the nation’s future even if they don’t reap the benefits in their lifetime.

    12:50
    Air Date: December 1, 2010
    Former U.S. senator Gary Hart
    December 1, 2010 | 12:50
  • Singer Natalie Cole

    Grammy-winning singer Cole shares the story of how, when she was in need of a life-saving kidney transplant, she learned of a successful organ match while at her dying sister’s bedside.

    24:13
    Air Date: November 30, 2010
    Singer Natalie Cole
    November 30, 2010 | 24:13
  • Foreign Policy magazine Josh Rogin

    Foreign Policy magazine’s discusses WikiLeaks’ controversial release of classified U.S. diplomatic documents and the growing tensions on the Korean peninsula.

    9:25
    Air Date: November 29, 2010
    Foreign Policy magazine Josh Rogin
    November 29, 2010 | 9:25