Tag: History
Tavis and his mother, Mrs. Joyce Smiley (courtesy of Tavis Smiley Presents)
Interview
Airdate: May 10, 2013

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we highlight the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.

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Blog: A Look BackBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 7th, 2013

In 2004 and again in 2005, Essie Mae Washington-Williams sat down with us and shared the story of her secret parentage and details from her memoir, Dear Senator.

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Interview
Airdate: February 12, 2013

In 2004 and again in 2005, Essie Mae Washington-Williams sat down with us and shared the story of her secret parentage and details from her memoir, Dear Senator.

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Interview
Airdate: January 21, 2013

On this King Day 2013 and the day of President Obama’s second inaugural, the man hand-picked by Mrs. King to edit and publish her husband’s papers shares stories from his new book, Martin’s Dream.

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Interview
Airdate: November 22, 2012

The L.A.-based couple explain how “The Kinsey Collection” explores the intersection of art and history.

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Interview
Airdate: November 12, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize winner explains his new book, The Generals, and offers his thoughts on the resignation of Gen. David Petraeus.

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Interview
Airdate: November 6, 2012

On election night, Tavis continues his conversation with the outspoken filmmaker and history professor as they help clarify U.S. history.

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Interview
Airdate: November 5, 2012

The Oscar-winning filmmaker and noted historian explain their collaboration on the text and companion Showtime project, The Untold History of the United States, and bring some historical perspective to this year’s presidential race.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 31st, 2012

Comedian Ed Helms also plays a mean banjo.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 29th, 2012

The tragic story of an early Olympic hero.

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