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  • Former DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee

    Former chancellor of the DC school system addresses the USA Today investigation that questions the integrity of standardized test scores at schools under her watch.

    Air Date: March 29, 2011
    Former DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee
    March 29, 2011 | 24:10
  • Actor Ted Danson

    Emmy-winning actor, environmentalist and author of Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them explains the backstory of his commitment to the conservation of oceans.

    Air Date: March 28, 2011
    Actor Ted Danson
    March 28, 2011 | 13:23
  • Republican – IN Gov. Mitch Daniels

    Second-term Indiana governor, a potential GOP presidential candidate in the 2012 race, discusses the recent budget crisis and legislative walkout in his state.

    Air Date: March 28, 2011
    Republican – IN Gov. Mitch Daniels
    March 28, 2011 | 10:21
  • Actress Anne Heche

    Award-winning actress discusses which type of character she has to work harder at–comedic or dramatic.

    Air Date: March 25, 2011
    Actress Anne Heche
    March 25, 2011 | 13:15
  • Writer T.C. Boyle

    Celebrated writer discusses his latest novel, When the Killing’s Done.

    Air Date: March 25, 2011
    Writer T.C. Boyle
    March 25, 2011 | 10:57
  • Council on Foreign Relations Richard Haass

    Council on Foreign Relations president describes why he believes the U.S. has made a mistake by escalating its goals in the Libyan conflict.

    Air Date: March 24, 2011
    Council on Foreign Relations Richard Haass
    March 24, 2011 | 9:59
  • Artist-filmmaker Julian Schnabel

    Acclaimed artist and filmmaker discusses the ongoing Palestinian-Israeli conflict as it relates to his controversial new film and explains why one can’t separate a story from the way that it’s told.

    Air Date: March 24, 2011
    Artist-filmmaker Julian Schnabel
    March 24, 2011 | 14:01
  • Twitter co-founder Biz Stone

    Twitter co-founder and creative director discusses the monetary and social value of the site, which turns five this week, boasts 200 million accounts and employs 400 people.

    Air Date: March 23, 2011
    Twitter co-founder Biz Stone
    March 23, 2011 | 22:27
  • Architect Hitoshi Abe

    Internationally acclaimed architect and educator explains why one can’t really prepare for the kind of devastation that his native Sendai, Japan encountered.

    Air Date: March 22, 2011
    Architect Hitoshi Abe
    March 22, 2011 | 9:52
  • Playwright-author Eve Ensler

    Award-winning playwright and activist discusses her cancer battle and explains why working with the women of Democratic Republic of Congo to create the “City of Joy” saved her life.

    Air Date: March 22, 2011
    Playwright-author Eve Ensler
    March 22, 2011 | 13:54
  • Diplomat Warren Christopher Tribute

    Tavis pays tribute to Presidential Medall of Freedom recipient and former U.S. Secretary of State.

    Air Date: March 21, 2011
    Diplomat Warren Christopher Tribute
    March 21, 2011 | 11:00
  • Libyan novelist Hisham Matar

    Outspoken Qaddafi critic, son of a Libyan political dissident and noted novelist explains why the West’s past embrace of Libya’s leader constituted ‘diplomatic negligence.’

    Air Date: March 21, 2011
    Libyan novelist Hisham Matar
    March 21, 2011 | 11:32
  • NY Times David Brooks

    New York Times columnist and author of The Social Animal explains why the complex workings of our unconscious minds determine so much of who we are.

    Air Date: March 11, 2011
    NY Times David Brooks
    March 11, 2011 | 11:01
  • Actor Blair Underwood

    Actor-producer-author shares what it’s like to play a Black president and explains why Black artists need to create their own film projects.

    Air Date: March 11, 2011
    Actor Blair Underwood
    March 11, 2011 | 12:55