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Roz Chast Draws—and Talks to—Alec Baldwin

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The New Yorker cartoonist and author talks to Here's The Thing about mothers, man-pants, and birds. 
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George Stephanopoulos

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The former Clinton advisor and current ABC News personality talks to Alec Baldwin about making the jump from the White House to the anchor's chair. 
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Bryan Stevenson Wants 'Equal Justice'

Monday, February 16, 2015

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative talks about confronting the bleak prospects for America's racial future, by addressing the mistakes of the past.  
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Sarah Jessica Parker Almost Said No to 'Sex in the City'

Monday, February 02, 2015

Sarah Jessica Parker talks to Alec Baldwin about being Carrie Bradshaw, and explains why acting is a group effort.
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What Makes a Good Cop?

Monday, January 19, 2015

Alec Baldwin talks to two people who have spent their entire careers trying to understand what makes good policing, and good neighborhoods.
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Julie Andrews Found Truth in Camp

Monday, January 05, 2015

In this candid interview, the actress perhaps best known as the prim icon Mary Poppins discusses her early life on the "wrong side of tracks," where she got her start in vaudeville.
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John McEnroe's Attack on Elitism

Monday, December 22, 2014

Once the world's number one tennis player, McEnroe is now trying to save the game from becoming a cult, elitist activity. One step: get rid of line judges.
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Alec Baldwin Talks to Oscar Winner Julianne Moore About 'Still Alice'

Monday, December 08, 2014

There’s a select club of actors for whom names like "Edge" and "Days" mean something; Alec Baldwin and Julianne Moore are both members. Hear them discuss life during and after soaps. 
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Ira Glass

Monday, November 24, 2014

In this extensive conversation with Alec Baldwin, Ira Glass lays it all out on the topics of religion, politics, fact-checking, and that dog who went as him for Halloween.
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Jerry Seinfeld

Monday, June 02, 2014

Alec Baldwin sits down with comedian Jerry Seinfeld who debuted on HBO in 1981, the same year he first appeared on Johnny Carson. Jerry Seinfeld was 27 years old.
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Debbie Reynolds and Robert Osborne

Monday, May 19, 2014

Turner Classic Movies host, Robert Osborne is an ambassador to a bygone era. We hear from him and a star who was at the very heart of "The Golden Age of Hollywood": Debbie Reynolds.
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Fred Armisen and Paula Pell

Monday, May 05, 2014

Hear from two veterans of SNL— a writer and an actor. Paula Pell was singing at a Florida theme park when she got the call from SNL and Fred Armison was drumming in a punk rock band.
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Chris Columbus and Stephen Daldry

Monday, April 14, 2014

Alec Baldwin talks with two film directors who have found success pursuing very different artistic and commercial goals.
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Judd Apatow and Eric Fischl

Monday, April 07, 2014

Two very different artists, a painter and a movie director, have drawn from their childhoods and family life for inspiration--to very different ends.
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Robert Lustig and Martin Horn

Monday, March 17, 2014

Alec Baldwin talks with two people on the front-lines of two of society’s most serious challenges: obesity and prison reform.
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Rosie O'Donnell

Monday, March 03, 2014

A multi-talented actress, author, activist and television personality, Rosie O’Donnell—“The Queen of Nice”—has embraced motherhood, adopting five children. 
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Andrew Luck and Dwight Gooden

Monday, February 17, 2014

Two athletes discuss their early success: Gooden was 19 when he was named MLB Rookie of the Year and Luck was in his final year at Stanford when he learned he was the top NFL draft pick.
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Patti LuPone and Jon Robin Baitz and Stacy Keach

Monday, February 03, 2014

Alec Baldwin talks with three major theater artists who have had different influences, obstacles, and career experiences. 
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Peter Frampton and Thom Yorke

Monday, January 20, 2014

Alec Baldwin talks with the two English musicians about their commercial and critical success, and its impact on their lives and work. 
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Lena Dunham and Elaine Stritch

Monday, January 06, 2014

Decades apart in age, both of Alec Baldwin's guests have broken barriers and blazed new trails in how women are depicted on stage and screen.   
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