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Actor Eric Braeden is most known for starring on CBS soap "The Young and the Restless."
Diane Ravitch was Assistant Secretary of Education
David Oyelowo is a multiple Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actor and producer.
Grammy winner Al Jarreau has won Recording Academy's highest honor in jazz, pop and R&B
Bhaskar Sunkara is an American political writer, editor, publisher of Jacobin magazine
Michael Eric Dyson is one of America’s premier public intellectuals.
Lori M. Wallach has been director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch since 1995.
George Lakoff is an author, linguist and cognitive scientist.
Dr. Karen Smith is a physician specializing in infectious disease and public health.
Amma Asante is a writer/director. Her current project is current project A United Kingdom.
Author Ron Suskind's bestseller, chronicles his journey connecting to their autistic son
Trita Parsi is founder and president of the National Iranian American Council
Adam Winkler is a UCLA professor; Melissa Murray is Interim Dean at Berkeley Law School
Comedian Margaret Cho is a provocateur of stand up & an accomplished performer
Miko Peled is an outspoken human rights and Palestinian rights activist.
Rabbi Steve Leder is the Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple.
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.
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