Tavis Smiley Show
Noam Chomsky; Columnist David Brooks; Filmmaker Robert...
This week's guests: MIT linguistics Prof. Noam Chomsky; New York Times columnist David Brooks; documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner
The Lasting Legacy of the Civil War; Institutional Racism...
This week's guests: history professors Dr. Daina Ramey Berry (University of Texas-Austin), Dr. Eric Walther (University of Houston), Dr. Allyson Hobbs (Stanford); former Los Angeles police officers Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey, Capt. John Mutz and Officer Alex...
Revisiting the Black Arts Movement; Healthy Living in...
This week's guests: poet Sonia Sanchez, UMass-Amherst Afro-American Studies professors John H. Bracey and James Smethurst; nutritionist Robert Ferguson; singer Cassandra Wilson.
The State of the City of Detroit
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...
Preview of President Obama's Africa Trip; How Secure Are...
This week's guests: Ambassador Johnnie Carson; cybersecurity expert Oliver Tavakoli; rapper Michael "Killer Mike" Render
The Myths of Technology; Dr. Ruth Turns 87; Rapper Killer...
This week's guests: computer scientists Kentaro Toyama; Dr. Ruth Westheimer; Michael "Killer Mike" Render
Landmark Supreme Court Decisions; Democratic Presidential...
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,...
Charleston church massacre; Senator Ted Cruz
This week's guests: civil rights attorneys Connie Rice and Brian Levin; Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.
Mayor Kevin Johnson, Matthieu Ricard, Zoe Saldana, Elijah...
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
The Tavis Smiley Show, 06.12.15
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,
The Tavis Smiley Show Podcast
The Tavis Smiley Show Podcast, June 12, 2015
The Tavis Smiley Show, 06.05.15
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...
The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.29.15
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")
The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.22.15
New York Times columnist David Brooks (book, "The Road to Character"); Tribute to B.B. King, Part Two
The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.15.15
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont); attorney Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr. (book,"Democracy in the Dark"); Tribute to B.B. King
The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.08.15
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...
The Tavis Smiley Show, 05.01.15
Economist Joseph Stiglitz (book, "The Great Divide); ROC-United director Saru Jayaraman (Fight for $15 campaign); actor/author Eric Bogosian (book, "Operation Nemesis")
The Tavis Smiley Show, 04.24.15
Journalist Ann Louise Bardach, filmmaker Catherine Murphy (Cuba discussions); NASA JPL senior water scientist Jay Famiglietti (Calif. drought); actor Isaiah Washington ("Blackbird")
The Tavis Smiley Show, 04.17.15
Noam Chomsky; AFT president Randi Weingarten; filmmaker Robert Kenner ("Merchants of Doubt")
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