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  • Democrat – FL Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    Florida Congresswoman discusses the condition of her friend, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and explains why she feels recent political rhetoric needs to be dialed back.

    Air Date: January 11, 2011
    Democrat – FL Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
    January 11, 2011 | 10:50
  • Actress Nichelle Nichols

    Actress talks about Duke Ellington’s influence on her early career and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s advice to her on her history-making role as one of the stars of the original Star Trek series

    Air Date: January 11, 2011
    Actress Nichelle Nichols
    January 11, 2011 | 13:10
  • A Year Later Thoughts on Haiti

    Tavis offers his thoughts on the situation in Haiti, one year after the devastating earthquake.

    Air Date: January 10, 2011
    A Year Later Thoughts on Haiti
    January 10, 2011 | 1:30
  • Actor Jeff Bridges

    Oscar-winning actor discusses his two hit films currently in release, as well as a cause that is close to his heart: ending child hunger in the U.S. by 2015.

    Air Date: January 10, 2011
    Actor Jeff Bridges
    January 10, 2011 | 19:30
  • Singer Johnny Mathis

    Grammy Hall of Fame singer talks about his first country album and explains why he made the decision to release a CD in this genre.

    Air Date: December 24, 2010
    Singer Johnny Mathis
    December 24, 2010 | 9:40
  • Musician-actor Lyle Lovett

    Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actor discusses his unique connection to Texas and shares what it’s like to feel the energy of the audience during a performance.

    Air Date: December 24, 2010
    Musician-actor Lyle Lovett
    December 24, 2010 | 12:07
  • Science writer Rebecca Skloot

    Science writer discusses lessons learned from research for her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

    Air Date: December 23, 2010
    Science writer Rebecca Skloot
    December 23, 2010 | 11:45
  • Journalist Isabel Wilkerson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses the legacy of the Great Migration of African Americans, which she writes about in her book The Warmth of Other Suns.

    Air Date: December 23, 2010
    Journalist Isabel Wilkerson
    December 23, 2010 | 12:35
  • Author Wendell Potter

    Corporate watchdog and Deadly Spin author discusses his struggle with his whistleblower status and describes the post-healthcare-reform industry spin.

    Air Date: December 22, 2010
    Author Wendell Potter
    December 22, 2010 | 10:39
  • Singer El DeBarge

    Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter talks about his new CD, his more than 20-year battle with drug addiction and how his comeback was possible.

    Air Date: December 22, 2010
    Singer El DeBarge
    December 22, 2010 | 12:55
  • Singer-songwriter Patti Smith

    Rock icon discusses marrying her poetry with music and her critically acclaimed memoir about her early days in New York City.

    Air Date: December 21, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Patti Smith
    December 21, 2010 | 23:58
  • Author Nassim Taleb

    Former derivatives trader explains why he wanted his latest text to serve as a diatribe against modernity.

    Air Date: December 20, 2010
    Author Nassim Taleb
    December 20, 2010 | 10:06
  • Harvard professor Robert Putnam

    Harvard public policy professor and co-author of American Grace discusses the changes in religious tolerance in the U.S. over the last 50 years.

    Air Date: December 20, 2010
    Harvard professor Robert Putnam
    December 20, 2010 | 13:14
  • Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder

    In part two of a fascinating conversation, music icon reflects on getting his start at Motown, putting his life into his lyrical content and making a positive difference in the world.

    Air Date: December 17, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder
    December 17, 2010 | 21:44