Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley features a unique mix of news and pop culture to create a thought-provoking and entertaining program. A hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, it features interviews with artists, activists, news makers, politicians and everyday people.

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Novelist Salman Rushdie


The novelist discusses his latest work The Golden House: A Novel.

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Authors and Educators Carol Anderson and Tim Wise


The professor and anti-racist essayist discuss white anxiety and rage in the era of Trump.

Independent U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders


The Senator discusses his latest book Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution

Iconic Actor Ed Asner


The actor discusses his latest show A Man and His Prostate and book The Grouchy Historian.

Legendary Singer-Songwriter and Activist David Crosby


The legendary singer-songwriter discusses his career and latest album Sky Trails.

Labor Leader Dolores Huerta


The activist discusses DACA and the new documentary about her life titled, Dolores.

Award-Winning Actor Martin Sheen


The heralded actor discusses his latest roles in Grace and Frankie and Anne of Green Gable