Tag: Books
robert-putnam-2010-12-20
Interview
Airdate: December 20, 2010

Harvard public policy professor and co-author of American Grace discusses the changes in religious tolerance in the U.S. over the last 50 years.

gordon-brown-2010-12-13
Interview
Airdate: December 13, 2010

Former British prime minister explains how the world can get out of the economic malaise in which it finds itself.

reza-aslan-2010-12-10
Interview
Airdate: December 10, 2010

Comparative religions scholar and author of Tablet & Pen discusses U.S. relations with Iran and explains why—on the Iran question—President Obama has ‘played it perfectly.’

dick-cavett-2010-12-09
Interview
Airdate: December 9, 2010

Former TV show host and Talk Show author explains why, when he began his career, listening was the most difficult part of the job.

clarence-jones-2010-12-09
Interview
Airdate: December 9, 2010

Tavis: Clarence B. Jones served as a longtime counsel and part-time speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He is now a scholar in residence at Stanford’s MLK Research and Education Institute. His forthcoming text is called “Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation.” Clarence Jones, as always, good to [...]

edmund-morris-2010-12-08
Interview
Airdate: December 8, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential biographer discusses the last of his trilogy on Theodore Roosevelt and reveals why he chose the title and what drew him to the subject.

noah-feldman-2010-12-07
Interview
Airdate: December 7, 2010

Harvard law professor explains why it’s important today to have Supreme Court justices who are risk-takers and may even have character flaws.

gary-hart-2010-12-01
Interview
Airdate: December 1, 2010

Former Colorado senator and Democratic presidential candidate discusses the need for Americans to work to improve the nation’s future even if they don’t reap the benefits in their lifetime.

natalie-cole-2010-11-30
Interview
Airdate: November 30, 2010

Grammy-winning singer Cole shares the story of how, when she was in need of a life-saving kidney transplant, she learned of a successful organ match while at her dying sister’s bedside.

stacy-schiff-2010-11-18
Interview
Airdate: November 18, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning author de-bunks some common myths about Cleopatra’s ethnicity, physical appearance and death.