In 2004 and again in 2005, Essie Mae Washington-Williams sat down with us and shared the story of her secret parentage and details from her memoir, Dear Senator.
One of the great stylists of contemporary American prose, Gore Vidal passed away on July 31, 2012 at his Hollywood Hills home from complications of pneumonia. He sat down with us in November 2006 to discuss what was then his newest book, Point to Point Navigation.
Watch the conversation from 2007 when the legendary entertainer visited the set to talk about how working helped him stay young.
When Sen. John Kerry was sworn in as the 68th U.S. Secretary of State, he became the first white male to hold the post of top U.S. diplomat in 16 years. Watch our conversation with trailblazer Madeleine Albright—the first female Secretary of State.