Tag: Books
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Interview
Airdate: July 12, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize winner examines the synonym of Detroit and the auto industry, as detailed in Engines of Change, and weighs in on whether the U.S. is doomed for a double-dip recession.

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Interview
Airdate: July 13, 2012

The award-winning chef serves up a tell-all of his life: struggling with cultural identity, paving the way for diversity in the cooking world and making Harlem a hot spot for foodies—all described in his memoir, Yes Chef.

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Interview
Airdate: July 2, 2012

Tavis pays tribute to the Oscar-nominated screenwriter and best-selling author, who recently lost her battle with leukemia.

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Interview
Airdate: June 27, 2012

The Georgetown law professor and longtime anti-poverty advocate discusses his text, So Rich, So Poor, and examines the high poverty rates in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: June 26, 2012

The two-time Emmy winner shares highlights of her career, her battles with drug addiction and depression and why she wrote her memoir Guts.

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Interview
Airdate: June 18, 2012

The Nobel laureate assesses the current state of the U.S. economy, inequality and poverty in the country, as detailed in his text, The Price of Inequality.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 12th, 2012

After an illustrious career spanning 50 years with Sports Illustrated, he’s somehow managed to chronicle his life and fit it all into one book. That book, Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter, is now published and up for grabs. Tune in for the full conversation.

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Interview
Airdate: June 14, 2012

The multiple Grammy winner talks about her new CD, “All Fall Down,” and her candid new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and reveals what she uses as her healing factors during times of clinical depression.

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Interview
Airdate: June 13, 2012

The Emmy and Peabody winner describes the evolution of sports over the length of his career and reflects on who he thinks is the greatest athlete of all time, as detailed in his memoir, Over Time.

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Interview
Airdate: June 11, 2012

The retired Army general shares why he has yet to endorse anyone in the 2012 presidential race, explains his views on domestic policy and unemployment and details his book, It Worked for Me.