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The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer talks about reuniting with the iconic band, Fleetwood Mac.
Jolie chronicles her second feature film directorial venture, "Unbroken."
The 80-year-old senior senator from Michigan reflects on his tenure in the U.S. Senate.
Ballmer talks about his early experiences as owner of a major sports team.
Lansbury assesses her career and returning, at age 89, to the role that won her a Tony.
The Broadway favorite discusses her parallel careers in stage, TV, film and music.
The nine-time Grammy winner explains why her CD is a change in the direction of her music.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer reminisces about her music career.
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Bell unpacks his latest text, "What We Talk About When We Talk About God."
Baram dissects his recently released biography of musical icon Gil Scott-Heron.
Bolden discusses his pioneering career and NASA's space exploration objectives.
Hrabowski describes his efforts in evoking passion in young people for academic pursuit.
The renowned essayist unpacks her latest text, "On Immunity: An Inoculation."
Stevenson weighs in on the recent cases involving the U.S. law enforcement system.
Rankine discusses poetry as a way of responding to racism and inequality.
Shepherd comments on spearheading a widespread revival of interest in the blues.
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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.