Tag: Books
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Interview
Airdate: May 9, 2011

Pioneering baseball exec Bill White contrasts cockiness with confidence and explains why he titled his new memoir Uppity.

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Interview
Airdate: May 5, 2011

Rapper-turned-actor Ice-T reflects on his journey from the streets of South Central L.A. and his decision to turn away from a life of crime, which he chronicles in his memoir, Ice.

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Interview
Airdate: April 26, 2011

In New York, Tavis talks with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric about her broadcasting career, her advocacy work for cancer research and her new book, The Best Advice I Ever Got.

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Interview
Airdate: April 22, 2011

Controversial publisher discusses his commitment to free speech and reveals some of what he learned in the research for his new book, One Nation Under Sex.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 22nd, 2011

How do you write about the sex lives of past presidents without being salacious? If you’re controversial publisher Larry Flynt, you co-write a book with history professor David Eisenbach and call it One Nation Under Sex. “I knew nobody would want to read a history book written by a pornographer, so I was just covering [...]

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Interview
Airdate: April 21, 2011

Pioneering surgeon talks about his memoir, which offers insight into how unconscious stereotyping influences doctor-patient interactions, diagnosis and treatment.

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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.

william-cohan-2011-04-18
Interview
Airdate: April 18, 2011

Award-winning investigative reporter and former investment banker assesses the impact of S&P’s downgrading its credit outlook for the U.S. and discusses Goldman Sachs.

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Interview
Airdate: April 15, 2011

Entertainment exec explains the concept of his book on success, Tell to Win.

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Interview
Airdate: April 15, 2011

Unfamiliar Fishes author discusses the annexations of Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam and explains why the summer of 1898 is when the U.S. really became a superpower.