Tag: Books
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Interview
Airdate: April 16, 2012

The dean of the TV talk show genre turns the tables and questions Tavis—and Dr. Cornel West—about the new book, The Rich & the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 10th, 2012

The celebrated writer built his reputation on expanding the horizons of Native American literature, breaking down common misconceptions of his people and offering a truer history of Native American culture. Read up on the novelist, watch a video as he reveals a learning faux pas and tune in to his conversation with Tavis.

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Interview
Airdate: April 12, 2012

The college professor-novelist explains his latest text—his first full-length nonfiction work—Rez Life, and how growing up on the margins of a reservation was a metaphor for his life.

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Interview
Airdate: April 5, 2012

The retired U.S. Army captain, peace activist and author of Peaceful Revolution describes being “pro-military, anti-war” and speculates on whether world peace is possible.

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Interview
Airdate: April 3, 2012

In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the former lobbyist shares his thoughts on being referred to as an “orthodox Robin Hood” and discusses the conflicting feedback he’s receiving for writing his book, Capitol Punishment.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 31st, 2012

A shocking story from inside North Korea shows just how little we know about the notoriously secretive socialist state.

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Interview
Airdate: April 4, 2012

In part two of his conversation with Tavis, the former lobbyist and author of Capitol Punishment explains what leads to corruption in politicians and the revolving door on Washington’s K Street.

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Interview
Airdate: March 27, 2012

Dr. Hyman, author of The Blood Sugar Solution, explains why 1 in 2 Americans either have diabetes or pre-diabetes, details the program that seeks to cure “diabesity” and shares why the future of medicine is personalized care.

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Interview
Airdate: March 26, 2012

Author of the best seller Outlaw Platoon, Parnell shares the horrific event that he experienced on his first day of combat and discusses the need for more support for vets returning home.

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Interview
Airdate: March 23, 2012

The Space Chronicles author explains why space is the ultimate frontier and comments on the future of U.S. space exploration.