The Tavis Smiley Show
- Hosted by Tavis Smiley
A high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight hosted by Tavis Smiley. The one-hour weekly show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations, along with feature reports and regular commentators Cornel West, Connie Rice, Deroy Murdock, Omar Wasow, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, Rachael Ross, Kathryn Lopez, Antonio Gonzalez, Jonathan Walton and George Johnson. Each weekend Tavis engages commentators and guests in substantive and provocative discussions on a wide range of topics including: politics, health, finance, sports, technology and pop culture. An insightful exploration of the issues that matter from fresh, diverse points of view is the show’s hallmark.
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Thursday, September 21, 2017 5:22pmSenator Bernie Sanders on Healthcare and Book “Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution”; Salman Rushdie - “The Golden House”; Sonequa Martin-Green - “Star Trek: Discovery”This week's guests: Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, author of “Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution"; Salman Rushdie, author of “The Golden House”. Sonequa Martin-Green, actress and star of “Star Trek: Discovery”.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:57pmThis week's guests: Russ Feingold, former Democratic Senator for Wisconsin and founder of the voting rights group “Legit Action”; Dolores Huerta, influential labor rights activist and star of the documentary "Dolores"; David Crosby, legendary singer-songwriter, member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:10pmJohn Nichols - “Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse”; Dr. Robert Bullard on Next Steps for Houston after Hurricane Harvey; Sheriff Greg Champagne on the importance of Early Childhood Education; Judy Collins - "Cravings"This week's guests: John Nichols, Journalist and author of “Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse; Dr. Robert Bullard, Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning & Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University; Sheriff Greg Champagne of the organization “Fight Crime: Invest in Kids”; Judy Collins singer-songwriter and author.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 5:28pmListen Again: Professor George Lakoff - The Science Behind Trump's Communication Success; Naomi Klein - “No Is Not Enough"; Regina KingThis week's guests: Professor George Lakoff, noted cognitive scientist and author; Naomi Klein journalist and author of “No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need.” Regina King, Emmy Award-winning actress.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:13pmThis week's guests: John Lithgow, actor, "Beatriz at Dinner"; Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Grammy Award-winning jazz musician, "The Centennial Trilogy"