• Tavis Smiley -- Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West
    Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West
    Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with Princeton professor ...
    Air Date 10/10/2011
    0:12:55
  • Tavis Smiley -- Comedian-actor John Leguizamo
    Comedian-actor John Leguizamo
    The Emmy-winning comedian-actor explains why he created the successful one-man ...
    Air Date 10/9/2011
    0:14:35
  • Tavis Smiley -- Writer Michael Starr
    Writer Michael Starr
    The New York Post TV columnist and author of Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx ...
    Air Date 10/9/2011
    0:09:23
  • Tavis Smiley -- President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
    President of Liberia Ellen Johnson ...
    The first woman ever elected head of state in Africa describes her abduction by ...
    Air Date 10/6/2011
    0:24:22
  • Tavis Smiley -- Musician-activist Tom Morello
    Musician-activist Tom Morello
    Musician activist, a k a The Nightwatchma whose new CD is World Wide Rebel Songs ...
    Air Date 10/6/2011
    0:13:05
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor Chris Evans
    Actor Chris Evans
    Captain America star explains why he was intimidated by his role in the new ...
    Air Date 10/6/2011
    0:10:48
  • Tavis Smiley -- Peace activist Leymah Gbowee
    Peace activist Leymah Gbowee
    Liberian native and author of Mighty Be Our Powers discusses the importance of ...
    Air Date 10/5/2011
    0:20:11
  • Tavis Smiley -- The Poverty Tour Preview
    The Poverty Tour Preview
    With nearly one in six Americans living in poverty next weeks series of shows ...
    Air Date 10/5/2011
    0:03:32
  • Tavis Smiley -- Entertainer Tony Bennett
    Entertainer Tony Bennett
    The "singer's singer" discusses Amy Winehouse, whose last recorded song is on ...
    Air Date 10/2/2011
    0:23:41
  • Tavis Smiley -- Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai Tribute
    Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai Tribute
    Tavis pays tribute to one of Kenya's most recognizable women.
    Air Date 9/29/2011
    0:23:54
  • Tavis Smiley -- Environmental advocate Van Jones
    Environmental advocate Van Jones
    The environmental advocate discusses his new American Dream Movement and ...
    Air Date 9/28/2011
    0:10:49
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    The star of the new film 50/50 discusses his work in the upcoming Batman film ...
    Air Date 9/28/2011
    0:12:42
  • Tavis Smiley -- Singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan
    Singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan
    The seven-time Grammy Award-winning superstar-whose new CD is "Miss Little ...
    Air Date 9/27/2011
    0:24:14
  • Tavis Smiley -- Rock musician Chris Cornell
    Rock musician Chris Cornell
    The rock pioneer discusses his latest projects, including the song he wrote for ...
    Air Date 9/26/2011
    0:11:03
  • Tavis Smiley -- Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
    The Texas congresswoman offers her take on the president's remarks this past ...
    Air Date 9/26/2011
    0:12:05
  • Tavis Smiley -- Environmentalist Wangari Maathai
    Environmentalist Wangari Maathai
    Environmental activist and Nobel laureate discusses her time in the U.S. during ...
    Air Date 9/25/2011
    0:24:07
  • Tavis Smiley -- Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins
    Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins
    The jazz great-and recently named 2011 Kennedy Center Honors recipient-talks ...
    Air Date 9/25/2011
    0:24:07
  • Tavis Smiley -- Law professor-author Dorothy Roberts
    Law professor-author Dorothy Roberts
    Roberts, a legal scholar and author of Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, ...
    Air Date 9/22/2011
    0:11:28
  • Tavis Smiley -- Journalist Thomas Friedman
    Journalist Thomas Friedman
    The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of That Used to Be Us discusses ...
    Air Date 9/22/2011
    0:12:30
  • Tavis Smiley -- Journalist Ron Suskind
    Journalist Ron Suskind
    The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist shares what he learned about President ...
    Air Date 9/21/2011
    0:24:13
  • Tavis Smiley -- Musician Tori Amos
    Musician Tori Amos
    The singer-songwriter discusses her latest CD "Night of Hunters"-and the courage ...
    Air Date 9/20/2011
    0:11:52