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Tavis Smiley Previous Broadcasts

Episode #3469

KQED World: Sat, Mar 28, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with a diverse panel of voices about various issues important to the Motor City in a special Detroit Town Hall.

Episode #3470

KQED World: Fri, Mar 27, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with a champion of the Constitution and civil rights, Judge Damon J. Keith. The Senior Judge for the U.S. court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and longtime "crusader for justice" talks about his extraordinary life and career. Also, an inspirational performance from the 3 Winans Brothers in the concluding episode of DETROIT WEEK. The brothers BeBe, Marvin, and Carvin, a.k.a. 3 Winans Brothers, perform an inspirational song from their recent album, "Foreign Land."

Episode #3469

KQED World: Fri, Mar 27, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with a diverse panel of voices about various issues important to the Motor City in a special Detroit Town Hall.

Episode #3468

KQED World: Fri, Mar 27, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson, and is joined by a panel to discuss "Education in Detroit" for an in-depth discussion on education in the city of Detroit with Skillman Foundation President Tonya Allen, American Federation of Teachers Vice President David Hecker, and Denise Smith, Vice President for Early Learning at Excellent School Detroit. The President of Wayne State University shares on the importance of making higher education a top priority in the communities of Detroit.

Episode #3469

KQED World: Fri, Mar 27, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with a diverse panel of voices about various issues important to the Motor City in a special Detroit Town Hall.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 27, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3468

KQED World: Fri, Mar 27, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson, and is joined by a panel to discuss "Education in Detroit" for an in-depth discussion on education in the city of Detroit with Skillman Foundation President Tonya Allen, American Federation of Teachers Vice President David Hecker, and Denise Smith, Vice President for Early Learning at Excellent School Detroit. The President of Wayne State University shares on the importance of making higher education a top priority in the communities of Detroit.

Episode #3469

KQED World: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with a diverse panel of voices about various issues important to the Motor City in a special Detroit Town Hall.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 27, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3468

KQED World: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson, and is joined by a panel to discuss "Education in Detroit" for an in-depth discussion on education in the city of Detroit with Skillman Foundation President Tonya Allen, American Federation of Teachers Vice President David Hecker, and Denise Smith, Vice President for Early Learning at Excellent School Detroit. The President of Wayne State University shares on the importance of making higher education a top priority in the communities of Detroit.

Episode #3467

KQED World: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with the jurist who presided over Detroit's bankruptcy, Judge Steven W. Rhodes. The judge who presided over the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history describes how he handled the proceedings, and shares his own feelings about the city of Detroit. Tavis also talks with Graham Beal and Swarupa Anila from the Detroit Institute of Arts. The Director-President-CEO and the Head of Interpretation at the Detroit Institute of Arts share on their new Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo exhibit, and discuss the overall art scene in Detroit.

Episode #3468

KQED World: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson, and is joined by a panel to discuss "Education in Detroit" for an in-depth discussion on education in the city of Detroit with Skillman Foundation President Tonya Allen, American Federation of Teachers Vice President David Hecker, and Denise Smith, Vice President for Early Learning at Excellent School Detroit. The President of Wayne State University shares on the importance of making higher education a top priority in the communities of Detroit.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3467

KQED World: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with the jurist who presided over Detroit's bankruptcy, Judge Steven W. Rhodes. The judge who presided over the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history describes how he handled the proceedings, and shares his own feelings about the city of Detroit. Tavis also talks with Graham Beal and Swarupa Anila from the Detroit Institute of Arts. The Director-President-CEO and the Head of Interpretation at the Detroit Institute of Arts share on their new Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo exhibit, and discuss the overall art scene in Detroit.

Episode #3468

KQED World: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson, and is joined by a panel to discuss "Education in Detroit" for an in-depth discussion on education in the city of Detroit with Skillman Foundation President Tonya Allen, American Federation of Teachers Vice President David Hecker, and Denise Smith, Vice President for Early Learning at Excellent School Detroit. The President of Wayne State University shares on the importance of making higher education a top priority in the communities of Detroit.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3467

KQED World: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with the jurist who presided over Detroit's bankruptcy, Judge Steven W. Rhodes. The judge who presided over the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history describes how he handled the proceedings, and shares his own feelings about the city of Detroit. Tavis also talks with Graham Beal and Swarupa Anila from the Detroit Institute of Arts. The Director-President-CEO and the Head of Interpretation at the Detroit Institute of Arts share on their new Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo exhibit, and discuss the overall art scene in Detroit.

Episode #3466

KQED World: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. From Detroit's Wayne State University, the Mayor of "Motown" discusses the state of the city, and how he plans to help Detroit's resurgence. Tavis also talks with influential Detroit journalists Stephen Henderson and Curt Guyette. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press and esteemed ACLU investigative reporter Curt Guyette discuss Detroit's past, present, and future.

Episode #3467

KQED World: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with the jurist who presided over Detroit's bankruptcy, Judge Steven W. Rhodes. The judge who presided over the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history describes how he handled the proceedings, and shares his own feelings about the city of Detroit. Tavis also talks with Graham Beal and Swarupa Anila from the Detroit Institute of Arts. The Director-President-CEO and the Head of Interpretation at the Detroit Institute of Arts share on their new Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo exhibit, and discuss the overall art scene in Detroit.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3466

KQED World: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. From Detroit's Wayne State University, the Mayor of "Motown" discusses the state of the city, and how he plans to help Detroit's resurgence. Tavis also talks with influential Detroit journalists Stephen Henderson and Curt Guyette. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press and esteemed ACLU investigative reporter Curt Guyette discuss Detroit's past, present, and future.

Episode #3467

KQED World: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with the jurist who presided over Detroit's bankruptcy, Judge Steven W. Rhodes. The judge who presided over the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history describes how he handled the proceedings, and shares his own feelings about the city of Detroit. Tavis also talks with Graham Beal and Swarupa Anila from the Detroit Institute of Arts. The Director-President-CEO and the Head of Interpretation at the Detroit Institute of Arts share on their new Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo exhibit, and discuss the overall art scene in Detroit.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3466

KQED World: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. From Detroit's Wayne State University, the Mayor of "Motown" discusses the state of the city, and how he plans to help Detroit's resurgence. Tavis also talks with influential Detroit journalists Stephen Henderson and Curt Guyette. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press and esteemed ACLU investigative reporter Curt Guyette discuss Detroit's past, present, and future.

Episode #3465

KQED World: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Bettye LaVette. The legendary soul singer shares her thoughts on her new album, "Worthy," and performs a song from the project.

Episode #3466

KQED World: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. From Detroit's Wayne State University, the Mayor of "Motown" discusses the state of the city, and how he plans to help Detroit's resurgence. Tavis also talks with influential Detroit journalists Stephen Henderson and Curt Guyette. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press and esteemed ACLU investigative reporter Curt Guyette discuss Detroit's past, present, and future.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3465

KQED World: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Bettye LaVette. The legendary soul singer shares her thoughts on her new album, "Worthy," and performs a song from the project.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #3464

KQED World: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with musician Lenny Kravitz. The four-time Grammy winning rocker discusses his music and photography, which is currently on display in a new exhibit and companion book, both entitled "FLASH."

Episode #3465

KQED World: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Bettye LaVette. The legendary soul singer shares her thoughts on her new album, "Worthy," and performs a song from the project.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3464

KQED World: Sat, Mar 21, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with musician Lenny Kravitz. The four-time Grammy winning rocker discusses his music and photography, which is currently on display in a new exhibit and companion book, both entitled "FLASH."

Episode #3465

KQED World: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Bettye LaVette. The legendary soul singer shares her thoughts on her new album, "Worthy," and performs a song from the project.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3464

KQED World: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with musician Lenny Kravitz. The four-time Grammy winning rocker discusses his music and photography, which is currently on display in a new exhibit and companion book, both entitled "FLASH."

Episode #3463

KQED World: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with the President of the Center for Policing Equity Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff. The President and Co-Founder of the Center for Policing Equity discusses the social and psychological underpinnings of violence against young blacks by police. Tavis also talks with actress Anne Heche. The always spirited actress discusses her latest television role in the adventure thriller DIG, which airs Thursdays on the USA Network.

Episode #3464

KQED World: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with musician Lenny Kravitz. The four-time Grammy winning rocker discusses his music and photography, which is currently on display in a new exhibit and companion book, both entitled "FLASH."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3463

KQED World: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with the President of the Center for Policing Equity Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff. The President and Co-Founder of the Center for Policing Equity discusses the social and psychological underpinnings of violence against young blacks by police. Tavis also talks with actress Anne Heche. The always spirited actress discusses her latest television role in the adventure thriller DIG, which airs Thursdays on the USA Network.

Episode #3464

KQED World: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with musician Lenny Kravitz. The four-time Grammy winning rocker discusses his music and photography, which is currently on display in a new exhibit and companion book, both entitled "FLASH."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3463

KQED World: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with the President of the Center for Policing Equity Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff. The President and Co-Founder of the Center for Policing Equity discusses the social and psychological underpinnings of violence against young blacks by police. Tavis also talks with actress Anne Heche. The always spirited actress discusses her latest television role in the adventure thriller DIG, which airs Thursdays on the USA Network.

Episode #3462

KQED World: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with rapper J. Cole. The prolific rapper discusses his hit album, "2014 Forest Hills Drive," and its coinciding worldwide tour.

Episode #3463

KQED World: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with the President of the Center for Policing Equity Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff. The President and Co-Founder of the Center for Policing Equity discusses the social and psychological underpinnings of violence against young blacks by police. Tavis also talks with actress Anne Heche. The always spirited actress discusses her latest television role in the adventure thriller DIG, which airs Thursdays on the USA Network.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3462

KQED World: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with rapper J. Cole. The prolific rapper discusses his hit album, "2014 Forest Hills Drive," and its coinciding worldwide tour.

Episode #3463

KQED World: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with the President of the Center for Policing Equity Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff. The President and Co-Founder of the Center for Policing Equity discusses the social and psychological underpinnings of violence against young blacks by police. Tavis also talks with actress Anne Heche. The always spirited actress discusses her latest television role in the adventure thriller DIG, which airs Thursdays on the USA Network.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3462

KQED World: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with rapper J. Cole. The prolific rapper discusses his hit album, "2014 Forest Hills Drive," and its coinciding worldwide tour.

Episode #3461

KQED World: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about his anti-poverty agenda which features an ambitious housing plan and an anti-homelessness policy that has already gained traction in the "big city." Tavis also talks with opera singer Pretty Yende. The South African soprano discusses her role as Susanna in the upcoming run of "The Marriage of Figaro" at L.A. Opera.

Episode #3462

KQED World: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with rapper J. Cole. The prolific rapper discusses his hit album, "2014 Forest Hills Drive," and its coinciding worldwide tour.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3461

KQED World: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about his anti-poverty agenda which features an ambitious housing plan and an anti-homelessness policy that has already gained traction in the "big city." Tavis also talks with opera singer Pretty Yende. The South African soprano discusses her role as Susanna in the upcoming run of "The Marriage of Figaro" at L.A. Opera.

Episode #3462

KQED World: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with rapper J. Cole. The prolific rapper discusses his hit album, "2014 Forest Hills Drive," and its coinciding worldwide tour.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3461

KQED World: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about his anti-poverty agenda which features an ambitious housing plan and an anti-homelessness policy that has already gained traction in the "big city." Tavis also talks with opera singer Pretty Yende. The South African soprano discusses her role as Susanna in the upcoming run of "The Marriage of Figaro" at L.A. Opera.

Episode #3460

KQED World: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Laura Dern. The accomplished actress reflects on her career, and talks about her Academy Award nominated role in Wild. Tavis also talks with musician Ziggy Marley. The reggae musician reflects on the life and legacy of his father, Bob Marley, who would have turned 70 years old this year.

Episode #3461

KQED World: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about his anti-poverty agenda which features an ambitious housing plan and an anti-homelessness policy that has already gained traction in the "big city." Tavis also talks with opera singer Pretty Yende. The South African soprano discusses her role as Susanna in the upcoming run of "The Marriage of Figaro" at L.A. Opera.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3460

KQED World: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Laura Dern. The accomplished actress reflects on her career, and talks about her Academy Award nominated role in Wild. Tavis also talks with musician Ziggy Marley. The reggae musician reflects on the life and legacy of his father, Bob Marley, who would have turned 70 years old this year.

Episode #3461

KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about his anti-poverty agenda which features an ambitious housing plan and an anti-homelessness policy that has already gained traction in the "big city." Tavis also talks with opera singer Pretty Yende. The South African soprano discusses her role as Susanna in the upcoming run of "The Marriage of Figaro" at L.A. Opera.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3460

KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with actress Laura Dern. The accomplished actress reflects on her career, and talks about her Academy Award nominated role in Wild. Tavis also talks with musician Ziggy Marley. The reggae musician reflects on the life and legacy of his father, Bob Marley, who would have turned 70 years old this year.

Episode #3459

KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedian Mike Epps about his AOL TV series, "That's Racist with Mike Epps," and Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard from the film "Two Days, One Night."

Episode #3460

KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Laura Dern. The accomplished actress reflects on her career, and talks about her Academy Award nominated role in Wild. Tavis also talks with musician Ziggy Marley. The reggae musician reflects on the life and legacy of his father, Bob Marley, who would have turned 70 years old this year.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3459

KQED World: Sat, Mar 14, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedian Mike Epps about his AOL TV series, "That's Racist with Mike Epps," and Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard from the film "Two Days, One Night."

Episode #3460

KQED World: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with actress Laura Dern. The accomplished actress reflects on her career, and talks about her Academy Award nominated role in Wild. Tavis also talks with musician Ziggy Marley. The reggae musician reflects on the life and legacy of his father, Bob Marley, who would have turned 70 years old this year.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3459

KQED World: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with comedian Mike Epps about his AOL TV series, "That's Racist with Mike Epps," and Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard from the film "Two Days, One Night."

Episode #3458

KQED World: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with the Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum Kimberle Crenshaw. he respected law professor and Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum discusses the organization's recent report, entitled "Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected." Tavis also talks with world-renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin. The world's best classical guitarist shares her technique and discusses the new documentary about her life and music, Sharon Isbin: Troubadour.

Episode #3459

KQED World: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedian Mike Epps about his AOL TV series, "That's Racist with Mike Epps," and Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard from the film "Two Days, One Night."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3458

KQED World: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with the Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum Kimberle Crenshaw. he respected law professor and Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum discusses the organization's recent report, entitled "Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected." Tavis also talks with world-renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin. The world's best classical guitarist shares her technique and discusses the new documentary about her life and music, Sharon Isbin: Troubadour.

Episode #3459

KQED World: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with comedian Mike Epps about his AOL TV series, "That's Racist with Mike Epps," and Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard from the film "Two Days, One Night."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3458

KQED World: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with the Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum Kimberle Crenshaw. he respected law professor and Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum discusses the organization's recent report, entitled "Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected." Tavis also talks with world-renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin. The world's best classical guitarist shares her technique and discusses the new documentary about her life and music, Sharon Isbin: Troubadour.

Episode #3457

KQED World: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with activist and author Ai-jen Poo. The MacArthur 'Genius' and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance discusses her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Tavis also talks with comedian Garrett Morris. 40 years after the debut of Saturday Night Live, the comedy legend talks about the beginnings of SNL, his lifelong love for the blues, and his role on the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls.

Episode #3458

KQED World: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with the Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum Kimberle Crenshaw. he respected law professor and Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum discusses the organization's recent report, entitled "Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected." Tavis also talks with world-renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin. The world's best classical guitarist shares her technique and discusses the new documentary about her life and music, Sharon Isbin: Troubadour.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3457

KQED World: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with activist and author Ai-jen Poo. The MacArthur 'Genius' and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance discusses her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Tavis also talks with comedian Garrett Morris. 40 years after the debut of Saturday Night Live, the comedy legend talks about the beginnings of SNL, his lifelong love for the blues, and his role on the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls.

Episode #3458

KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with the Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum Kimberle Crenshaw. he respected law professor and Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum discusses the organization's recent report, entitled "Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected." Tavis also talks with world-renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin. The world's best classical guitarist shares her technique and discusses the new documentary about her life and music, Sharon Isbin: Troubadour.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3457

KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with activist and author Ai-jen Poo. The MacArthur 'Genius' and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance discusses her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Tavis also talks with comedian Garrett Morris. 40 years after the debut of Saturday Night Live, the comedy legend talks about the beginnings of SNL, his lifelong love for the blues, and his role on the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls.

Episode #3456

KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Children's Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman. The Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund discusses the organization's recently released report, "Ending Child Poverty Now." Tavis also talks with musician Steve Earle. The legendary singer-songwriter discusses and plays a song from his latest album, a blues project entitled "Terraplane."

Episode #3457

KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with activist and author Ai-jen Poo. The MacArthur 'Genius' and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance discusses her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Tavis also talks with comedian Garrett Morris. 40 years after the debut of Saturday Night Live, the comedy legend talks about the beginnings of SNL, his lifelong love for the blues, and his role on the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3456

KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Children's Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman. The Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund discusses the organization's recently released report, "Ending Child Poverty Now." Tavis also talks with musician Steve Earle. The legendary singer-songwriter discusses and plays a song from his latest album, a blues project entitled "Terraplane."

Episode #3457

KQED World: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with activist and author Ai-jen Poo. The MacArthur 'Genius' and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance discusses her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Tavis also talks with comedian Garrett Morris. 40 years after the debut of Saturday Night Live, the comedy legend talks about the beginnings of SNL, his lifelong love for the blues, and his role on the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3456

KQED World: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Children's Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman. The Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund discusses the organization's recently released report, "Ending Child Poverty Now." Tavis also talks with musician Steve Earle. The legendary singer-songwriter discusses and plays a song from his latest album, a blues project entitled "Terraplane."

Episode #3455

KQED World: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Golden Globe-winning Downton Abbey actress Joanne Froggatt. The Golden Globe-winning actress discusses her role as lady's maid Anna Bates on the hit PBS series, "Downton Abbey." Tavis also talks with singer/actress Nnenna Freelon. The jazz vocalist-actress-composer-playwright and six-time Grammy nominee discusses her stage production, "The Clothesline Muse," which is currently touring the country.

Episode #3456

KQED World: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Children's Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman. The Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund discusses the organization's recently released report, "Ending Child Poverty Now." Tavis also talks with musician Steve Earle. The legendary singer-songwriter discusses and plays a song from his latest album, a blues project entitled "Terraplane."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3455

KQED World: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Golden Globe-winning Downton Abbey actress Joanne Froggatt. The Golden Globe-winning actress discusses her role as lady's maid Anna Bates on the hit PBS series, "Downton Abbey." Tavis also talks with singer/actress Nnenna Freelon. The jazz vocalist-actress-composer-playwright and six-time Grammy nominee discusses her stage production, "The Clothesline Muse," which is currently touring the country.

Episode #3456

KQED World: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Children's Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman. The Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund discusses the organization's recently released report, "Ending Child Poverty Now." Tavis also talks with musician Steve Earle. The legendary singer-songwriter discusses and plays a song from his latest album, a blues project entitled "Terraplane."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3455

KQED World: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Golden Globe-winning Downton Abbey actress Joanne Froggatt. The Golden Globe-winning actress discusses her role as lady's maid Anna Bates on the hit PBS series, "Downton Abbey." Tavis also talks with singer/actress Nnenna Freelon. The jazz vocalist-actress-composer-playwright and six-time Grammy nominee discusses her stage production, "The Clothesline Muse," which is currently touring the country.

Episode #3454

KQED World: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with environmental attorney and author Stuart H. Smith about his book Crude Justice. Five years after the BP oil spill, the accomplished attorney discusses how he took on 'Big Oil' in his new text. He also talks with Grammy Award winning singer Estelle discusses and performs a track from her latest album, "True Romance."

Episode #3455

KQED World: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Golden Globe-winning Downton Abbey actress Joanne Froggatt. The Golden Globe-winning actress discusses her role as lady's maid Anna Bates on the hit PBS series, "Downton Abbey." Tavis also talks with singer/actress Nnenna Freelon. The jazz vocalist-actress-composer-playwright and six-time Grammy nominee discusses her stage production, "The Clothesline Muse," which is currently touring the country.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3454

KQED World: Sat, Mar 7, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with environmental attorney and author Stuart H. Smith about his book Crude Justice. Five years after the BP oil spill, the accomplished attorney discusses how he took on 'Big Oil' in his new text. He also talks with Grammy Award winning singer Estelle discusses and performs a track from her latest album, "True Romance."

Episode #3455

KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Golden Globe-winning Downton Abbey actress Joanne Froggatt. The Golden Globe-winning actress discusses her role as lady's maid Anna Bates on the hit PBS series, "Downton Abbey." Tavis also talks with singer/actress Nnenna Freelon. The jazz vocalist-actress-composer-playwright and six-time Grammy nominee discusses her stage production, "The Clothesline Muse," which is currently touring the country.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3454

KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with environmental attorney and author Stuart H. Smith about his book Crude Justice. Five years after the BP oil spill, the accomplished attorney discusses how he took on 'Big Oil' in his new text. He also talks with Grammy Award winning singer Estelle discusses and performs a track from her latest album, "True Romance."

Episode #3453

KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos. The host of Fusion's AMERICA discusses the political agenda for the Latino community in the new session of Congress, and looks toward the 2016 presidential race. Tavis also talks with actress Nicole Beharie from the hit FOX series, Sleepy Hollow.

Episode #3454

KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with environmental attorney and author Stuart H. Smith about his book Crude Justice. Five years after the BP oil spill, the accomplished attorney discusses how he took on 'Big Oil' in his new text. He also talks with Grammy Award winning singer Estelle discusses and performs a track from her latest album, "True Romance."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3453

KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos. The host of Fusion's AMERICA discusses the political agenda for the Latino community in the new session of Congress, and looks toward the 2016 presidential race. Tavis also talks with actress Nicole Beharie from the hit FOX series, Sleepy Hollow.

Episode #3454

KQED World: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with environmental attorney and author Stuart H. Smith about his book Crude Justice. Five years after the BP oil spill, the accomplished attorney discusses how he took on 'Big Oil' in his new text. He also talks with Grammy Award winning singer Estelle discusses and performs a track from her latest album, "True Romance."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3453

KQED World: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos. The host of Fusion's AMERICA discusses the political agenda for the Latino community in the new session of Congress, and looks toward the 2016 presidential race. Tavis also talks with actress Nicole Beharie from the hit FOX series, Sleepy Hollow.

Episode #3452

KQED World: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Rosamund Pike about her Oscar nominated role in Gone Girl, and Grammy Award winning rapper Lupe Fiasco about his new album, "Tetsuo & Youth."

Episode #3453

KQED World: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos. The host of Fusion's AMERICA discusses the political agenda for the Latino community in the new session of Congress, and looks toward the 2016 presidential race. Tavis also talks with actress Nicole Beharie from the hit FOX series, Sleepy Hollow.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3452

KQED World: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Rosamund Pike about her Oscar nominated role in Gone Girl, and Grammy Award winning rapper Lupe Fiasco about his new album, "Tetsuo & Youth."

Episode #3453

KQED World: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos. The host of Fusion's AMERICA discusses the political agenda for the Latino community in the new session of Congress, and looks toward the 2016 presidential race. Tavis also talks with actress Nicole Beharie from the hit FOX series, Sleepy Hollow.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Mar 5, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3452

KQED World: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with actress Rosamund Pike about her Oscar nominated role in Gone Girl, and Grammy Award winning rapper Lupe Fiasco about his new album, "Tetsuo & Youth."

Episode #3451

KQED World: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with President-elect of the American Bar Association Paulette Brown. She discusses the issue of implicit bias in the legal system. Tavis also talks with Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer John Oates about his career and his CD/DVD set, Another Good Road.

Episode #3452

KQED World: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Rosamund Pike about her Oscar nominated role in Gone Girl, and Grammy Award winning rapper Lupe Fiasco about his new album, "Tetsuo & Youth."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3451

KQED World: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with President-elect of the American Bar Association Paulette Brown. She discusses the issue of implicit bias in the legal system. Tavis also talks with Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer John Oates about his career and his CD/DVD set, Another Good Road.

Episode #3452

KQED World: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with actress Rosamund Pike about her Oscar nominated role in Gone Girl, and Grammy Award winning rapper Lupe Fiasco about his new album, "Tetsuo & Youth."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3451

KQED World: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with President-elect of the American Bar Association Paulette Brown. She discusses the issue of implicit bias in the legal system. Tavis also talks with Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer John Oates about his career and his CD/DVD set, Another Good Road.

Episode #3450

KQED World: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Felicity Huffman about her starring role in the new ABC drama, "American Crime."

Episode #3451

KQED World: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with President-elect of the American Bar Association Paulette Brown. She discusses the issue of implicit bias in the legal system. Tavis also talks with Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer John Oates about his career and his CD/DVD set, Another Good Road.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3450

KQED World: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Felicity Huffman about her starring role in the new ABC drama, "American Crime."

Episode #3451

KQED World: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with President-elect of the American Bar Association Paulette Brown. She discusses the issue of implicit bias in the legal system. Tavis also talks with Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer John Oates about his career and his CD/DVD set, Another Good Road.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #3450

KQED World: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with actress Felicity Huffman about her starring role in the new ABC drama, "American Crime."

Episode #3449

KQED World: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with the Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum Kimberle Crenshaw. The respected law professor and Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum discusses the organization's recent report, entitled "Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected." Tavis also talks with musician Steve Earle shares and performs a song his new blues project "Terraplane."

Episode #3450

KQED World: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Felicity Huffman about her starring role in the new ABC drama, "American Crime."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 -- 9:00 AM
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    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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