Tavis talks with Emmy-winning broadcaster and TV host, named by Time as one of the "25 Most Influential Hispanics in America," Cristina Saralegui.
Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actress-director Anjelica Huston about the second volume of her memoirs, entitled Watch Me.
Tavis talks with Emmy-winning actress-producer Lisa Kudrow about the return of her acclaimed series, The Comeback.
Former NYC schools chancellor Joel Klein shares tips on restructuring education in his new book, “Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools”.
We’ll have part two of our conversation with legendary TV producer Norman Lear. Classical guitarist Sharon Isbin discusses “Sharon Isbin: Troubadour”, a public television documentary on her life and career.
Rona Peligal of Human Rights Watch offers an update on the kidnappings of more than 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Comedian Ruby Wax shares her campaign to end the stigma of mental illness with her new book, “Sane New World: A User’s Guide to the Normal-Crazy Mind”.
Personal chef Jamika Pessoa has “Five Things You Should Know About… Preparing for Thanksgiving”.
And husband-and-wife filmmakers Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman tackle the subject of health care access in their new documentary, “Remote Area Medical”. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
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