Tavis talks with legendary actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno about her candid autobiography and seven decades in show business.
Tavis talks with Mikhail Baryshnikov, considered one of the greatest dancers of his generation.
Rev. David Beckmann, president of the Bread for the World, examines the federal government’s latest figures on food insecurity and poverty. Journalist Helaine Olen discusses why 401(k) plans could lead to a retirement crisis. Dan Tynan, columnist for Yahoo! Tech, offers his take on the new Apple products.
British singer-songwriter Liam Bailey shares his new CD, “Definitely Now”. Dr. Jay Kaufman of McGill University discusses the findings of his study, “Trends in the Black-White Life Expectancy Gap Among US States, 1990-2009”. Journalist Chris Tomlinson shares his new book, “Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families Who Share the Tomlinson Name – One White, One Black”.
Julie Coons, president and CEO of the Electronic Retailing Association, shares “Five Things You Should Know About… Infomercials.” New York Daily News sportswriter Mike Lupica talks about his latest book for young adults, “Fantasy League”. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
April 4, 1967, Riverside Church in New York City, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his Beyond Vietnam speech to an audience of 3,000. Were you in the audience?
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