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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, 05.08.15

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, 04.24.15

Friday, April 24, 2015

Journalist Ann Louise Bardach, filmmaker Catherine Murphy (Cuba discussions); NASA JPL senior water scientist Jay Famiglietti (Calif. drought); actor Isaiah Washington ("Blackbird")
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 04.17.15

Friday, April 17, 2015

Noam Chomsky; AFT president Randi Weingarten; filmmaker Robert Kenner ("Merchants of Doubt")
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 04.10.15

Friday, April 10, 2015

Erin Brockovich; UCLA Prof. Darnell Hunt (2015 Hollywood Diversity Report); Civil War panel discussion (Dr. Daina Ramey Berry, UT-Austin; Dr. Eric Walther, Univ. of Houston; Dr. Allyson Hobbs, Stanford)
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 04.03.15

Friday, April 03, 2015

USC Prof. Robert English (Ukraine update); author T. Geronimo Johnson ("Welcome to Braggsville"); rapper J. Cole ("2014 Forest Hills Drive")
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 03.27.15

Friday, March 27, 2015

Detroit special: Mayor Mike Duggan; journalists Stephen Henderson and Curt Guyette; bankruptcy judge Steven W. Rhodes; DIA museum executives Graham W.J. Beal and Swarupa Anila; Wayne State President Dr. M. Roy Wilson; panel, the state of Detroit's schools
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 03.20.15

Friday, March 20, 2015

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio; opera soprano Pretty Yende; Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, pres., UCLA Center for Policing Equity; Anne Heche ("Dig")
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 03.13.15

Friday, March 13, 2015

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) -- exclusive conversation
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 03.06.15

Friday, March 06, 2015

Attorney Stuart H. Smith ("Crude Justice"); actor Jeff Bridges and Save Our Strength CEO Bill Shore (fighting childhood hunger); comedian Mike Epps
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 02.27.15 Hour 1

Friday, February 27, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); Geraldo Rivera; Eddie Redmayne
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 02.27.15 Hour 2

Friday, February 27, 2015

Ai-jen Poo ("The Age of Dignity"); Norman Lear
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 02.20.15 Hour 2

Friday, February 20, 2015

Black History Month Special: "Memories of the Movement" Part Two
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 02.20.15 Hour 1

Friday, February 20, 2015

Marian Wright Edelman, pres., Children's Defense Fund; William Frey, demographer; singer John Oates
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 02.13.15 Hour 2

Friday, February 13, 2015

Black History Month Special: "Memories of the Movement" Part One
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 02.13.15 Hour 1

Friday, February 13, 2015

Joyce Carol Oates, Kevin Costner
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 01.23.15 Hour 1

Friday, February 06, 2015

Jeffrey Sachs; Paulette Brown; Benedict Cumberbatch
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The Tavis Smiley Show, 02.06.15 Hour 2

Friday, February 06, 2015

Poverty in America Roundtable Discussion -- guests: Jessica Bartholow, Greg Kaufmann, Renée Wilson-Simmons
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