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The State of the City of Detroit

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

This week, our entire show is devoted to the issues and challenges facing the city of Detroit. Our guests include Mayor Mike Duggan, journalists Curt Guyette and Stephen Henderson, Judge Steven W. Rhodes, museum officials Graham W.J. Beal and Swarupa Anila, Wayne State President Dr. M. Roy Wilson, and a panel of distinguished educators.
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Preview of President Obama's Africa Trip; How Secure Are Our Computer Networks?; Rapper Killer Mike, Part Two

Thursday, July 16, 2015

This week's guests: Ambassador Johnnie Carson; cybersecurity expert Oliver Tavakoli; rapper Michael "Killer Mike" Render
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The Myths of Technology; Dr. Ruth Turns 87; Rapper Killer Mike

Friday, July 10, 2015

This week's guests: computer scientist Kentaro Toyama; Dr. Ruth Westheimer; Michael "Killer Mike" Render
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Landmark Supreme Court Decisions; Democratic Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chafee; Panel: Racism in Law Enforcement

Thursday, July 02, 2015

This week's guests: Prof. David Cruz, USC Gould School of Law, and Prof. Melissa Murray, BerkeleyLaw, University of California, Berkeley; Democratic Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chafee; Former LAPD officers Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey, Officer Alex Salazar, Capt. John Mutz.
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Charleston church massacre; Senator Ted Cruz

Thursday, June 25, 2015

This week's guests: civil rights attorneys Connie Rice and Brian Levin; Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.
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Mayor Kevin Johnson, Matthieu Ricard, Zoe Saldana, Elijah Wood

Thursday, June 18, 2015

This week's guests: Kevin Johnson, Sacramento Mayor, U.S. Conference of Mayors president and former NBA all-star; Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard, a.k.a. "The Happiest Man in the World"; Zoe Saldana; Elijah Wood
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 06.12.15

Friday, June 12, 2015

Philip K. Howard, chairman, Common Good (book, "The Rule of Nobody:Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government"); Liz Garbus, filmmaker (documentary, "What Happened, Miss Simone?"); Robert Duvall (new film, "Wild Horses")
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A Conversation with Screen Legend Robert Duvall

Thursday, June 11, 2015

This week's guests: Philip K. Howard, author, attorney, and chair of Common Good; Emmy-winning filmmaker and Academy Award nominee Liz Garbus; and Hollywood legend Robert Duvall.
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 06.05.15

Friday, June 05, 2015

Panel discussion: The Black Arts Movement -- poet Sonia Sanchez, UMass Afro-American studies Profs. John H. Bracey, Jr. and James Smethurst; Robert Ferguson, CEO, Diet Free Life; vocalist Cassandra Wilson (CD, "Coming Forth By Day: A Tribute To
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 06.05.15

Friday, June 05, 2015

Panel discussion: The Black Arts Movement -- poet Sonia Sanchez, UMass Afro-American studies Profs. John H. Bracey, Jr. and James Smethurst; Robert Ferguson, CEO, Diet Free Life; vocalist Cassandra Wilson (CD, "Coming Forth By Day: A Tribute To Billie Holiday"
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.29.15

Friday, May 29, 2015

Rev. Jesse Jackson; Dr. Deepak Chopra (book, "The 13th Disciple"); Gregory Pardlo, winner of 2015 Pulitzer Prize for poetry (book, "Digest); Kristin Davis (documentary, "Gardeners of Eden")
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.29.15

Friday, May 29, 2015

Rev. Jesse Jackson; Dr. Deepak Chopra (book, "The 13th Disciple"); Gregory Pardlo, winner of 2015 Pulitzer Prize for poetry (book, "Digest); Kristin Davis (documentary, "Gardeners of Eden")
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.22.15

Friday, May 22, 2015

New York Times columnist David Brooks (book, "The Road to Character"); Tribute to B.B. King, Part Two
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.22.15

Friday, May 22, 2015

New York Times columnist David Brooks (book, "The Road to Character"); Tribute to B.B. King, Part Two
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.15.15

Friday, May 15, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont); attorney Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr. (book,"Democracy in the Dark"); Tribute to B.B. King
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.15.15

Friday, May 15, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont); attorney Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr. (book,"Democracy in the Dark"); Tribute to B.B. King
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.08.15

Friday, May 08, 2015

Dana Perino, former White House press sec'y (memoir, "And the Good News Is ..."); Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) and Adam Jackson (CEO, Leaders of a Beautful Struggle) re Baltimore; Greg Iles (author, "The Bone
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.08.15

Friday, May 08, 2015

Dana Perino, former White House press sec'y (memoir, "And the Good News Is ..."); Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) and Adam Jackson (CEO, Leaders of a Beautful Struggle) re Baltimore; Greg Iles (author, "The Bone Tree"); Patricia Raybon and Alana Raybon (authors, "Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace"
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.01.15

Friday, May 01, 2015

Economist Joseph Stiglitz (book, "The Great Divide); ROC-United director Saru Jayaraman (Fight for $15 campaign); actor/author Eric Bogosian (book, "Operation Nemesis")
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.01.15

Friday, May 01, 2015

Economist Joseph Stiglitz (book, "The Great Divide); ROC-United director Saru Jayaraman (Fight for $15 campaign); actor/author Eric Bogosian (book, "Operation Nemesis")
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