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  • N.O. Saints coach Sean Payton

    Head coach of the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints shares how he gets his players beyond distractions and to buy into the vision that ‘it’s not just about football.’

    Air Date: July 13, 2010
    N.O. Saints coach Sean Payton
    July 13, 2010 | 23:51
  • Journalist John Yearwood

    Tavis: Tonight, though, we will begin our conversation about the ongoing struggles in Haiti six months later. The earthquake, of course, ravaged that Caribbean nation then. No one has done more coverage on the story since then than “The Miami Herald.” John Yearwood has been directing that coverage as world editor for the paper and [...]

    Air Date: July 12, 2010
    Journalist John Yearwood
    July 12, 2010 | 13:34
  • Actress Kelli Williams

    Tavis: Kelli Williams is a talented actress who starred for several seasons on the award-winning drama “The Practice.” She now stars alongside Tim Roth in the Fox series “Lie to Me.” The show airs Monday nights at 8:00. Here now, a scene from “Lie to Me.” [Clip] Tavis: Pretty intense. Kelli Williams: That was crazy [...]

    Air Date: July 12, 2010
    Actress Kelli Williams
    July 12, 2010 | 8:26
  • Singer-songwriter Bettye LaVette

    Grammy-nominated soul singer-songwriter reflects on how people are discovering her, after all of her years in the business, and explains why she’s not bitter.

    Air Date: July 9, 2010
    Singer-songwriter Bettye LaVette
    July 9, 2010 | 23:12
  • MALDEF Thomas Saenz

    Civil rights veteran and president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, explains the constitutional battle between the federal government and the state of Arizona over immigration.

    Air Date: July 8, 2010
    MALDEF Thomas Saenz
    July 8, 2010 | 11:03
  • Actor Joe Morton

    Morton describes the storyline of his new series, Syfy’s Eureka.

    Air Date: July 8, 2010
    Actor Joe Morton
    July 8, 2010 | 12:07
  • Democrat – CA Rep. Henry Waxman

    House Energy Committee chair discusses energy reform after the BP oil spill and the role American citizens play in the problem.

    Air Date: July 7, 2010
    Democrat – CA Rep. Henry Waxman
    July 7, 2010 | 11:55
  • Actor Robert David Hall

    CSI star tells the backstory of his passionate advocacy for people with disabilities and talks about achieving his lifelong dream—as a singer-songwriter-guitarist—with his new CD.

    Air Date: July 7, 2010
    Actor Robert David Hall
    July 7, 2010 | 11:12
  • Author Nicholas Carr

    Best-selling author of The Big Switch talks about his latest—The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.

    Air Date: July 6, 2010
    Author Nicholas Carr
    July 6, 2010 | 10:36
  • Music trio Carolina Chocolate Drops

    The string band members explain the origin of the group’s name and the name of their new CD; they also demonstrate their talent with a special performance.

    Air Date: July 6, 2010
    Music trio Carolina Chocolate Drops
    July 6, 2010 | 9:52
  • NOOR photographer Stanley Greene

    Acclaimed NOOR photographer describes his traveling exhibit documenting Hurricane Katrina’s effects on Gulf Coast residents and what the photographs say about humanity.

    Air Date: July 5, 2010
    NOOR photographer Stanley Greene
    July 5, 2010 | 9:23
  • Medical correspondent Dr. Ian Smith

    50 Million Pound Challenge founder talks about his new book and his efforts to combat rising obesity rates in the U.S.

    Air Date: July 5, 2010
    Medical correspondent Dr. Ian Smith
    July 5, 2010 | 14:16
  • Filmmaker Oliver Stone

    Oscar- and Emmy-winning filmmaker explains why he made the controversial new documentary South of the Border, which explores the relationship between the U.S. and South America.

    Air Date: July 2, 2010
    Filmmaker Oliver Stone
    July 2, 2010 | 19:28
  • Actor Laurence Fishburne

    Award-winning actor shares how he balances reprising the role he originated on Broadway as the first African American Supreme Court justice in Thurgood with his star turn in TV’s CSI.

    Air Date: July 1, 2010
    Actor Laurence Fishburne
    July 1, 2010 | 22:20