Tag: Books
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Interview
Airdate: October 23, 2012

The inventive storyteller and English professor explains the premise of his new novel, San Miguel.

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Interview
Airdate: October 16, 2012

The politics professor examines the role of social justice issues in the presidential campaign and discusses his text, The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century.

‘I don’t believe that there’s any human being on this earth that, if he puts 100% of his time, effort and energy into achieving a goal, that can’t happen. I just simply don’t believe that. And for people who say that they’ll never be able to, then your faith is weak and you don’t deserve to achieve it.’ – Hip-hop artist-actor T.I., on how anyone can accomplish anything with the right skill, effort, energy and ingenuity
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October 13th, 2012

Check out the gallery featuring some of October 2012′s guests.

‘…the thing that really strikes me is the emotional grind...But what really happens is that now, you show the kid you care...Well, that gives the kid license to open up to you, and they tell you stories that’ll crush you. I’ve got a couple of stories in there that you go home and you have to sit and just veg to try to come down from this emotional stuff.’ – Actor Tony Danza, on teachers also playing the roles of mother, father, social worker, best friend and confidant
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October 12th, 2012

Here’s a roundup of all the guests that graced the couch on the Tavis Smiley set in September 2012.

‘…people should see your faith. If all you do is talk about your faith and people don’t see it, but they ought to see it in the way you treat your family, you treat your friends, you treat your community, and that’s the thing I kind of loved about this show.’ – Comedian and TV host Jeff Foxworthy, on why he enjoys hosting ‘America’s Bible Challenge’
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October 12th, 2012

The guest highlights for August 2012 illustrated the different facets of one thing: humanity.

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Interview
Airdate: October 18, 2012

The veteran funnyman comments on bringing comedy to social commentary on the world.

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Interview
Airdate: October 17, 2012

The Duke University professor explains his groundbreaking work, detailed in the text, Critical Decisions.

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Interview
Airdate: October 15, 2012

The New York magazine’s national affairs editor and Game Change author weighs in on the presidential campaign.

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Interview
Airdate: October 8, 2012

Salon.com’s editor-at-large weighs in on the presidential campaign.

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Interview
Airdate: October 5, 2012

The three-time Grammy winner discusses his latest projects, including his second novel, the new season of his TV show on VH1 and an upcoming CD.