Rev. David Beckmann of the Bread for the World Institute releases a report on ending hunger in the U.S. NPR's David Folkenflik discusses his biography of Rupert Murdoch. Mother Dolores Hart describes her journey from Hollywood to a monastery. Pianist Allen Toussaint goes solo for his new CD, "Songbook". More
Ambassador Andrew Young, former Congressman and mayor of Atlanta, reflects on his role in the civil rights movement and friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Plus, in commemoration of the assassination of Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton 44 years ago this week, the very best of Smiley and West's conversations with Hampton family lawyer Jeffrey Haas, B.P.P. co-founder Bobby Seale, and B.P.P. education leader Ericka Huggins. More
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).