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The young writer-director talks about his Academy Award nominated film, "Whiplash."
Part 2 of our talk on FREE SPEECH with Roseanne Barr, Sonali Kolhatkar & Peter Eliasberg.
Part 1 of two night talk on FREE SPEECH with Larry Flynt, Maz Jobrani, Peter Eliasberg.
The musician reflects on his career and plays a song from Romance, Swing and the Blues.
The actor discusses his Oscar-nominated role in "The Imitation Game."
The world-renowned economist analyses the President's State of the Union Address.
The award-winning director of "Selma" discusses Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.
The filmmaker discusses her new documentary, "Citizenfour," about Edward Snowden.
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The Golden Globe-winner discusses her role as Anna in the PBS series, "Downton Abbey."
The Grammy winning rap artist discusses his critically acclaimed album,"Tetsuo & Youth."
The jazz vocalist discusses her play, “The Clothesline Muse,” now touring the country.
The creator of "BOSCH" and the show's star, Titus Welliver, discuss the Amazon series.
The President-elect of the American Bar Association discusses implicit bias in America.
The Fusion anchor discusses the Latino political agenda in the new Congress.
Labossiere examines where things stand in Haiti five years after a devastating earthquake.
The Oscar-winning actress discusses her latest film, "Two Days, One Night."
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Premieres Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Tavis presents a narrative of the frontlines of reform in juvenile justice.
Premieres Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Tavis previews next week's primetime special:TavisSmileyReports, "Too Important to Fail."
Tavis discusses his two most influential teachers.
The struggle many African American males face when trying to stay in school.
Tavis previews the week-long series of shows exploring the People's Rebuplic of China.