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Tavis Smiley Previous Broadcasts

Episode #4258

KQED World: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #4260

KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Episode #4259

KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

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  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4258

KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4259

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

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  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4257

KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #4259

KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

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  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Episode #4258

KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

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  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4257

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

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  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4258

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

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  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4256

KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #4258

KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Episode #4257

KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4256

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

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  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4257

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4255

KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with entrepreneur Jamie Merisotis about making higher education available to all and with education advocate Brandon Busteed about the political divide over higher education.

Episode #4257

KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Episode #4256

KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

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  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4255

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with entrepreneur Jamie Merisotis about making higher education available to all and with education advocate Brandon Busteed about the political divide over higher education.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4256

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

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  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4254

KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas.

Episode #4256

KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Episode #4255

KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with entrepreneur Jamie Merisotis about making higher education available to all and with education advocate Brandon Busteed about the political divide over higher education.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4254

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4255

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with entrepreneur Jamie Merisotis about making higher education available to all and with education advocate Brandon Busteed about the political divide over higher education.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4254

KQED World: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4255

KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with entrepreneur Jamie Merisotis about making higher education available to all and with education advocate Brandon Busteed about the political divide over higher education.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4254

KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4253

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with Myrlie Evers-Williams, long-time activist and wife of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, about her husband's legacy and the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4254

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4252

KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary journalist and author Dan Rather about the current political climate and his latest book, What Unites Us.

Episode #4254

KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. about his latest film, Murder On the Orient Express, and album, Simply Christmas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4253

KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Myrlie Evers-Williams, long-time activist and wife of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, about her husband's legacy and the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4252

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary journalist and author Dan Rather about the current political climate and his latest book, What Unites Us.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4253

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with Myrlie Evers-Williams, long-time activist and wife of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, about her husband's legacy and the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4251

KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with author and television host Lawrence O'Donnell about the troubling year in politics and his latest book, Playing With Fire.

Episode #4253

KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with Myrlie Evers-Williams, long-time activist and wife of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, about her husband's legacy and the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4252

KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary journalist and author Dan Rather about the current political climate and his latest book, What Unites Us.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4251

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with author and television host Lawrence O'Donnell about the troubling year in politics and his latest book, Playing With Fire.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4252

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with legendary journalist and author Dan Rather about the current political climate and his latest book, What Unites Us.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4250

KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 2 of 2.

Episode #4252

KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with legendary journalist and author Dan Rather about the current political climate and his latest book, What Unites Us.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4251

KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with author and television host Lawrence O'Donnell about the troubling year in politics and his latest book, Playing With Fire.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4250

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 2 of 2.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4251

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with author and television host Lawrence O'Donnell about the troubling year in politics and his latest book, Playing With Fire.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4249

KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 1 of 2.

Episode #4251

KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with author and television host Lawrence O'Donnell about the troubling year in politics and his latest book, Playing With Fire.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4250

KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 2 of 2.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4249

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 1 of 2.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4250

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 2 of 2.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4248

KQED World: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Fmr. U.S. Secretary of Labor and professor Robert Reich about the GOP's trillion dollar tax cut and the documentary Saving Capitalism based on his book of the same name.

Episode #4250

KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 9:30 PM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 2 of 2.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4249

KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 1 of 2.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4248

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 6:30 AM

Tavis talks with Fmr. U.S. Secretary of Labor and professor Robert Reich about the GOP's trillion dollar tax cut and the documentary Saving Capitalism based on his book of the same name.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #4249

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Tavis talks with virtual reality pioneer and computer scientist Jaron Lanier about his new memoir, Dawn of the New Everything and the way our minds are affected by digital technology. Part 1 of 2.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Episode #4247

KQED World: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with journalist Maria Shriver about her campaign to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease and with vocalist Jazzmeia Horn about her debut album, A Social Call.

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