• Tavis Smiley -- Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke
    Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke
    The Oscar-nominated actor-writer-director reflects on making his latest feature, ...
    Air Date 10/12/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis
    Foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis
    The director of the Institute for Policy Studies’ New Internationalism Project ...
    Air Date 10/11/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Classical pianist Lang Lang
    Classical pianist Lang Lang
    The piano virtuoso explains why his latest CD is devoted entirely to the music ...
    Air Date 10/9/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Filmmaker Ava DuVernay
    Filmmaker Ava DuVernay
    The winner of this year’s best director award at the Sundance Film Festival ...
    Air Date 10/8/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Personal tech writer David Pogue
    Personal tech writer David Pogue
    The award-winning technology writer talks about his new role as host of PBS’ ...
    Air Date 10/7/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Writer Joan Walsh
    Writer Joan Walsh
    Salon.com’s editor-at-large weighs in on the presidential campaign.
    Air Date 10/7/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Hip-hop artist-actor T.I.
    Hip-hop artist-actor T.I.
    The three-time Grammy winner discusses his latest projects, including his second ...
    Air Date 10/5/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor-writer Andrew McCarthy
    Actor-writer Andrew McCarthy
    The actor-director recounts how and why he got into travel writing and shares ...
    Air Date 10/3/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Political journalist Ari Berman
    Political journalist Ari Berman
    The Nation magazine’s political correspondent assesses the impact of Voter ID ...
    Air Date 10/2/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Economist Jeffrey Sachs: October 2nd, 2012
    Economist Jeffrey Sachs: October 2nd, ...
    The world-renowned economist and co-founder of the nonprofit Millennium Promise ...
    Air Date 10/1/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair
    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair
    The former FDIC chair talks about her role on the Systemic Risk Council and her ...
    Air Date 9/30/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actress-producer Elizabeth Banks
    Actress-producer Elizabeth Banks
    The actress-turned-producer describes her latest project, the feature film Pitch ...
    Air Date 9/27/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actress-director-producer Penny Marshall
    Actress-director-producer Penny Marshall
    The show business powerhouse reflects on her life and career, as described in ...
    Air Date 9/26/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza
    The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza
    The managing editor of The Washington Post‘s online politics coverage assesses ...
    Air Date 9/25/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- TV show host Iyanla Vanzant
    TV show host Iyanla Vanzant
    The inspirational speaker discusses her new role as host of the TV show, Iyanla, ...
    Air Date 9/25/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Singer-songwriter-activist Wyclef Jean
    Singer-songwriter-activist Wyclef Jean
    The multiplatinum-selling artist discusses his memoir, Purpose: An Immigrant’s ...
    Air Date 9/24/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Author Salman Rushdie
    Author Salman Rushdie
    The award-winning novelist recounts his experience in hiding due to a death ...
    Air Date 9/23/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actress-author Jamie Lee Curtis
    Actress-author Jamie Lee Curtis
    The actress-author explains the premise of her 10th children’s book, My Brave ...
    Air Date 9/20/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor-activist Richard Gere
    Actor-activist Richard Gere
    The actor-activist talks about his latest film, the financial thriller ...
    Air Date 9/19/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor Tony Danza
    Actor Tony Danza
    Danza recounts his experience as a high school English teacher, which he details ...
    Air Date 9/18/2012
  • Tavis Smiley -- Singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam
    Singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam
    The two-time Grammy winner talks about his latest project, “3 Pears”—his ...
    Air Date 9/17/2012