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Episode #4172

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Original air date 2/23/17 Tavis talks with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin, about how the tragic loss of their son led to a social justice movement as described in their book Rest in Power.

Episode #4170

KQED World: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and comedian Stephen Fry about his new CBS sitcom, The Great Indoors, the differences between acting in American and British shows, and the current state of world affairs.

Episode #4172

KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Original air date 2/23/17 Tavis talks with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin, about how the tragic loss of their son led to a social justice movement as described in their book Rest in Power.

Episode #4171

KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with historian and author Erica Armstrong Dunbar about her new book NEVER CAUGHT: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge and with actress Elisabeth Moss about her starring role in The Handmaid's Tale now streaming on Hulu.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4170

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and comedian Stephen Fry about his new CBS sitcom, The Great Indoors, the differences between acting in American and British shows, and the current state of world affairs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4171

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with historian and author Erica Armstrong Dunbar about her new book NEVER CAUGHT: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge and with actress Elisabeth Moss about her starring role in The Handmaid's Tale now streaming on Hulu.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4169

KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks to father and son filmmaking icons Carl and Rob Reiner about their upcoming hand and footprint ceremony at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theater and their latest projects.

Episode #4171

KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with historian and author Erica Armstrong Dunbar about her new book NEVER CAUGHT: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge and with actress Elisabeth Moss about her starring role in The Handmaid's Tale now streaming on Hulu.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4170

KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and comedian Stephen Fry about his new CBS sitcom, The Great Indoors, the differences between acting in American and British shows, and the current state of world affairs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4169

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks to father and son filmmaking icons Carl and Rob Reiner about their upcoming hand and footprint ceremony at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theater and their latest projects.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4170

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with actor and comedian Stephen Fry about his new CBS sitcom, The Great Indoors, the differences between acting in American and British shows, and the current state of world affairs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4168

KQED World: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedian Paula Poundstone about her book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness and author Cheech Marin about his memoir Cheech is Not My Real Name...But Don't Call Me Chong!

Episode #4170

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with actor and comedian Stephen Fry about his new CBS sitcom, The Great Indoors, the differences between acting in American and British shows, and the current state of world affairs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4169

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks to father and son filmmaking icons Carl and Rob Reiner about their upcoming hand and footprint ceremony at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theater and their latest projects.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4168

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedian Paula Poundstone about her book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness and author Cheech Marin about his memoir Cheech is Not My Real Name...But Don't Call Me Chong!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4169

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks to father and son filmmaking icons Carl and Rob Reiner about their upcoming hand and footprint ceremony at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theater and their latest projects.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4167

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor-comedians Jerrod Carmichael and David Alan Grier about season three of the hit NBC comedy The Carmichael Show.

Episode #4169

KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks to father and son filmmaking icons Carl and Rob Reiner about their upcoming hand and footprint ceremony at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theater and their latest projects.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4168

KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedian Paula Poundstone about her book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness and author Cheech Marin about his memoir Cheech is Not My Real Name...But Don't Call Me Chong!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4167

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor-comedians Jerrod Carmichael and David Alan Grier about season three of the hit NBC comedy The Carmichael Show.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4168

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with comedian Paula Poundstone about her book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness and author Cheech Marin about his memoir Cheech is Not My Real Name...But Don't Call Me Chong!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4166

KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary, Emmy-award winning comedian Bob Newhart about World Series champs, the Chicago Cubs, and the DVD release of the final season of Newhart.

Episode #4168

KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with comedian Paula Poundstone about her book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness and author Cheech Marin about his memoir Cheech is Not My Real Name...But Don't Call Me Chong!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4167

KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor-comedians Jerrod Carmichael and David Alan Grier about season three of the hit NBC comedy The Carmichael Show.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4166

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary, Emmy-award winning comedian Bob Newhart about World Series champs, the Chicago Cubs, and the DVD release of the final season of Newhart.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4167

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with actor-comedians Jerrod Carmichael and David Alan Grier about season three of the hit NBC comedy The Carmichael Show.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4165

KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #4167

KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with actor-comedians Jerrod Carmichael and David Alan Grier about season three of the hit NBC comedy The Carmichael Show.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4166

KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary, Emmy-award winning comedian Bob Newhart about World Series champs, the Chicago Cubs, and the DVD release of the final season of Newhart.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4165

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4166

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with legendary, Emmy-award winning comedian Bob Newhart about World Series champs, the Chicago Cubs, and the DVD release of the final season of Newhart.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4164

KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #4166

KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with legendary, Emmy-award winning comedian Bob Newhart about World Series champs, the Chicago Cubs, and the DVD release of the final season of Newhart.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4165

KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4164

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4165

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4163

KQED World: Sat, Aug 5, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #4165

KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4164

KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4163

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4164

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4162

KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #4164

KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4163

KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4162

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4163

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4161

KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #4163

KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4162

KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4161

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4162

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4160

KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with rapper and activist Vic Mensa about his influences and debut album The Autobiography.

Episode #4162

KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4161

KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4160

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with rapper and activist Vic Mensa about his influences and debut album The Autobiography.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4161

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4159

KQED World: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Sheriff Greg Champagne about the importance of early childhood education and after-school programs and with entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria about business success and the documentary about his life, Good Fortune.

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