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Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley, the first African American to have his own signature talk show on NPR, hosts a new late-night television talk show - a hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, featuring interviews with newsmakers, politicians, celebrities and real people.

 

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  • TAVIS SMILEY | Ethan Hawke | PBS (#2710)

    The two-time Oscar nominee and "Sinister" star shares why he believes audiences appreciate horror films. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org For more... 02:22

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Ava DuVernay | PBS

    The award-winning director reveals why she took the road less traveled to make her film, "Middle of Nowhere." To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org For more... 04:37

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Salon.com's Joan Walsh | PBS (#2706)

    Salon.com's editor-at-large and author of "What's the Matter with White People?" discusses the Republican Party's need to expand its base across racial lines. To see this entire interview when it... 02:30

  • TAVIS SMILEY | TI | PBS (#2705)

    The hip-hop artist-turned-author discusses his new novel, "Trouble & Triumph," and gives insight on what he feels appeals to women readers. To see this entire interview when it becomes available,... 01:31

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Jeffrey Sachs | PBS (#2702)

    The world-renowned economist reveals why he believes President Obama can be progressive if elected for a second term. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org... 04:24

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Sheila Bair | PBS (#2701)

    The former FDIC chair and author of the new text, "Bull by the Horns", offers what she believes should be discussed in the first presidential debate. To see this entire interview when it becomes... 01:37

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Iyanla Vanzant | PBS (#2698)

    The host of "Iyanla, Fix My Life" comments on what it is like to be a part of Oprah's OWN network. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org For more information... 02:01

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Salman Rushdie | PBS (#2696)

    The best-selling author reflects on the tragedy that inspired him to write his memoir, "Joseph Anton." To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org For more... 02:54

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Wyclef Jean | PBS (#2697)

    The Grammy-winning Haitian artist shares his feelings on the current immigration debate. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org For more information on Wyclef... 01:49

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Jamie Lee Curtis | PBS (#2695)

    The actress-turned-author shares why she is drawn to children and their humanity as her subject matter for her books. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org... 02:00

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Richard Gere | PBS (#2694)

    Gere dissects the differences between his character in the new film, "Arbitrage," and notorious financier Bernie Madoff. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to:... 03:11

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Jeremy Irons | PBS (#2685)

    The award-winning actor reveals the types of characters he enjoys playing and how he chooses them, as well as his latest film, "The Words." To see this entire interview when it becomes available,... 03:19

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Arianna Huffington | PBS (#862)

    From the DNC in Charlotte, Huffington discusses the power of social media over the conversations circling around the 2012 presidential election. To see this entire interview when it becomes... 01:34

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Kyra Sedgwick | PBS (#2680)

    "The Closer" star reflects on the show's seven-year run and shares why she feels the program resonated with its viewers. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to:... 01:52

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Ben Stein | PBS (#2679)

    The economist and award-winning writer explains why he would never vote for a Democrat in an election. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org For more... 02:44

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Daniel Wolff | PBS (#2677)

    The author-filmmaker discusses sustaining the conversation about the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and the myth of "Katrina fatigue," as detailed in his text, "The Fight for Home." To see this entire... 02:58

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Newt Gingrich | PBS (#716)

    The former GOP presidential candidate sheds light on what he believes Mitt Romney needs to do to connect with voters. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org... 02:39

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Brian Castner | PBS (#2675)

    The Iraq war veteran opens up about his experiences on the battlefield and how they've impacted his daily life, which he details in his book, "The Long Walk." To see this entire interview when it... 03:02

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Ralph Nader | PBS

    The consumer advocate weighs in on the 2012 presidential race and on how voters should push politicians into action. To see this entire interview when it becomes available, go to: video.pbs.org... 02:32

  • TAVIS SMILEY | Jeff Foxworthy | PBS (#2672)

    The comedian discusses the balance of teaching lessons about Christian ethics while avoiding proselytizing and why he wanted to host the show "The American Bible Challenge" in the first place. To... 02:42

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