Tag: Activism
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Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2011

Tavis continues his conversations with some of Dr. King’s friends and with scholars who study his legacy.

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Interview
Airdate: August 25, 2011

This installment of the primetime special Tavis Smiley Reports examines the forgotten agenda of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Interview
Airdate: July 21, 2011

Prendergast discusses the remarkable story behind his new text, Unlikely Brothers: Our Story of Adventure, Loss, and Redemption.

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Interview
Airdate: July 8, 2011

The Oscar-nominated actor, who exec-produces and stars in The Guard, explains why it gets harder every year to make movies.

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Interview
Airdate: June 28, 2011

The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning CSI: NY star—also of Forrest Gump fame—explains his new documentary, Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good, and his efforts to bring attention to America’s disabled veterans.

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Interview
Airdate: June 17, 2011

The environmentalist, who appears in the documentary The Last Mountain about the fight over coal, discusses the lack of government transparency and shares whether elective office is in his future.

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Interview
Airdate: May 25, 2011

Princeton professor and “intellectual provocateur” weighs in on the recent controversy sparked by his critique of President Obama.

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Interview
Airdate: May 10, 2011

Civil rights activist Diane Nash—one of the people featured in the powerful American Experience documentary “Freedom Riders”—reflects on the 50th anniversary of the original group of volunteers who risked their lives to fight segregation in the Deep South.

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Interview
Airdate: April 27, 2011

Tavis talks with billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros, founder and chairman of Open Society Foundations, about his life, his career and the latest financial news.

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Interview
Airdate: April 19, 2011

Actress reflects on the risk in combining her occupation with her activism and comments on whether she remains hopeful, given all that she’s seen in her humanitarian work.

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