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Tavis Smiley Previous Broadcasts

Episode #3814

KQED World: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with physicist Stephon Alexander about his text, The Jazz of Physics.

Episode #3815

KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Arianna Huffington about her recent book and the presidential campaigns, and with poet and author Reginald Dwayne Betts about his latest text, Bastards of the Reagan Era.

Episode #3814

KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with physicist Stephon Alexander about his text, The Jazz of Physics.

Episode #3813

KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with author Lynn Vavreck about how the 2016 presidential race has become yet another election dominated by economic issues and whether views of the economy impact voter turnout. He also chats with UC Berkeley professor Paul Pierson about his latest text, American Amnesia.

Episode #3814

KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with physicist Stephon Alexander about his text, The Jazz of Physics.

Episode #3813

KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with author Lynn Vavreck about how the 2016 presidential race has become yet another election dominated by economic issues and whether views of the economy impact voter turnout. He also chats with UC Berkeley professor Paul Pierson about his latest text, American Amnesia.

Episode #3814

KQED World: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with physicist Stephon Alexander about his text, The Jazz of Physics.

Episode #3813

KQED World: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with author Lynn Vavreck about how the 2016 presidential race has become yet another election dominated by economic issues and whether views of the economy impact voter turnout. He also chats with UC Berkeley professor Paul Pierson about his latest text, American Amnesia.

Episode #3812

KQED World: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his run for the White House.

Episode #3813

KQED World: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with author Lynn Vavreck about how the 2016 presidential race has become yet another election dominated by economic issues and whether views of the economy impact voter turnout. He also chats with UC Berkeley professor Paul Pierson about his latest text, American Amnesia.

Episode #3812

KQED World: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his run for the White House.

Episode #3813

KQED World: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with author Lynn Vavreck about how the 2016 presidential race has become yet another election dominated by economic issues and whether views of the economy impact voter turnout. He also chats with UC Berkeley professor Paul Pierson about his latest text, American Amnesia.

Episode #3812

KQED World: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his run for the White House.

Episode #3811

KQED World: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Bay Area park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in part two of a career conversation.

Episode #3812

KQED World: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his run for the White House.

Episode #3811

KQED World: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Bay Area park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in part two of a career conversation.

Episode #3812

KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his run for the White House.

Episode #3811

KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Bay Area park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in part two of a career conversation.

Episode #3810

KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in a career conversation.

Episode #3811

KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with Bay Area park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in part two of a career conversation.

Episode #3810

KQED World: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in a career conversation.

Episode #3811

KQED World: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Bay Area park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in part two of a career conversation.

Episode #3810

KQED World: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in a career conversation.

Episode #3809

KQED World: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor Anthony Mackie about his roles in Captain America: Civil War and All The Way.

Episode #3810

KQED World: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in a career conversation.

Episode #3809

KQED World: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor Anthony Mackie about his roles in Captain America: Civil War and All The Way.

Episode #3810

KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with park ranger Betty Reid Soskin in a career conversation.

Episode #3809

KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with actor Anthony Mackie about his roles in Captain America: Civil War and All The Way.

Episode #3808

KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Emmy and Tony-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth about her latest film, Hard Sell.

Episode #3809

KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with actor Anthony Mackie about his roles in Captain America: Civil War and All The Way.

Episode #3808

KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Emmy and Tony-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth about her latest film, Hard Sell.

Episode #3809

KQED World: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with actor Anthony Mackie about his roles in Captain America: Civil War and All The Way.

Episode #3808

KQED World: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Emmy and Tony-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth about her latest film, Hard Sell.

Episode #3807

KQED World: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with political comedian W. Kamau Bell about his docu-series, United Shades Of America and his stand-up special W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro.

Episode #3808

KQED World: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with Emmy and Tony-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth about her latest film, Hard Sell.

Episode #3807

KQED World: Thu, May 19, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with political comedian W. Kamau Bell about his docu-series, United Shades Of America and his stand-up special W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro.

Episode #3808

KQED World: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Emmy and Tony-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth about her latest film, Hard Sell.

Episode #3807

KQED World: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with political comedian W. Kamau Bell about his docu-series, United Shades Of America and his stand-up special W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro.

Episode #3806

KQED World: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks to author and professor Jon Shields about his most recent text Passing On The Right, and with singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler about his most recent project, "Free."

Episode #3807

KQED World: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with political comedian W. Kamau Bell about his docu-series, United Shades Of America and his stand-up special W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro.

Episode #3806

KQED World: Wed, May 18, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks to author and professor Jon Shields about his most recent text Passing On The Right, and with singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler about his most recent project, "Free."

Episode #3807

KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with political comedian W. Kamau Bell about his docu-series, United Shades Of America and his stand-up special W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro.

Episode #3806

KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks to author and professor Jon Shields about his most recent text Passing On The Right, and with singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler about his most recent project, "Free."

Episode #3805

KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary organist and musician Dr. Lonnie Smith about his latest project, "Evolution."

Episode #3806

KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks to author and professor Jon Shields about his most recent text Passing On The Right, and with singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler about his most recent project, "Free."

Episode #3805

KQED World: Tue, May 17, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary organist and musician Dr. Lonnie Smith about his latest project, "Evolution."

Episode #3806

KQED World: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks to author and professor Jon Shields about his most recent text Passing On The Right, and with singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler about his most recent project, "Free."

Episode #3805

KQED World: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with legendary organist and musician Dr. Lonnie Smith about his latest project, "Evolution."

Episode #3804

KQED World: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with author and physician Dr. David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and with actress Anna Chlumsky on season 5 of the hit HBO comedy series, Veep.

Episode #3805

KQED World: Mon, May 16, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with legendary organist and musician Dr. Lonnie Smith about his latest project, "Evolution."

Episode #3804

KQED World: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with author and physician Dr. David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and with actress Anna Chlumsky on season 5 of the hit HBO comedy series, Veep.

Episode #3805

KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with legendary organist and musician Dr. Lonnie Smith about his latest project, "Evolution."

Episode #3804

KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with author and physician Dr. David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and with actress Anna Chlumsky on season 5 of the hit HBO comedy series, Veep.

Episode #3803

KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Compton native Rahsaan Bahati about his path to becoming a world-renowned cyclist, and father and son Rob & Nick Reiner about their new film, Being Charlie.

Episode #3804

KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with author and physician Dr. David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and with actress Anna Chlumsky on season 5 of the hit HBO comedy series, Veep.

Episode #3803

KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Compton native Rahsaan Bahati about his path to becoming a world-renowned cyclist, and father and son Rob & Nick Reiner about their new film, Being Charlie.

Episode #3804

KQED World: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with author and physician Dr. David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and with actress Anna Chlumsky on season 5 of the hit HBO comedy series, Veep.

Episode #3803

KQED World: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Compton native Rahsaan Bahati about his path to becoming a world-renowned cyclist, and father and son Rob & Nick Reiner about their new film, Being Charlie.

Episode #3802

KQED World: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with author, activist and athlete Maria Toorpakai about her inspirational new book, A Different Kind of Daughter.

Episode #3803

KQED World: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with Compton native Rahsaan Bahati about his path to becoming a world-renowned cyclist, and father and son Rob & Nick Reiner about their new film, Being Charlie.

Episode #3802

KQED World: Thu, May 12, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with author, activist and athlete Maria Toorpakai about her inspirational new book, A Different Kind of Daughter.

Episode #3803

KQED World: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Compton native Rahsaan Bahati about his path to becoming a world-renowned cyclist, and father and son Rob & Nick Reiner about their new film, Being Charlie.

Episode #3802

KQED World: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with author, activist and athlete Maria Toorpakai about her inspirational new book, A Different Kind of Daughter.

Episode #3801

KQED World: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with bestselling author Wendell Potter about his recent text, Nation On The Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy, and with actress/advocate Diane Guerrero about her personal new book, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.

Episode #3802

KQED World: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with author, activist and athlete Maria Toorpakai about her inspirational new book, A Different Kind of Daughter.

Episode #3801

KQED World: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with bestselling author Wendell Potter about his recent text, Nation On The Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy, and with actress/advocate Diane Guerrero about her personal new book, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #3800

KQED World: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning journalist Katie Couric about her latest documentary Under The Gun.

Episode #3801

KQED World: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with bestselling author Wendell Potter about his recent text, Nation On The Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy, and with actress/advocate Diane Guerrero about her personal new book, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #3800

KQED World: Tue, May 10, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning journalist Katie Couric about her latest documentary Under The Gun.

Episode #3801

KQED World: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with bestselling author Wendell Potter about his recent text, Nation On The Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy, and with actress/advocate Diane Guerrero about her personal new book, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 11, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #3800

KQED World: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning journalist Katie Couric about her latest documentary Under The Gun.

Episode #3799

KQED World: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with professor and author Michael Tesler about his latest text and his thoughts on the Obama era, and with English rapper, poet and academic Akala on his US television debut.

Episode #3800

KQED World: Mon, May 9, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning journalist Katie Couric about her latest documentary Under The Gun.

Episode #3799

KQED World: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with professor and author Michael Tesler about his latest text and his thoughts on the Obama era, and with English rapper, poet and academic Akala on his US television debut.

Episode #3800

KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning journalist Katie Couric about her latest documentary Under The Gun.

Episode #3799

KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with professor and author Michael Tesler about his latest text and his thoughts on the Obama era, and with English rapper, poet and academic Akala on his US television debut.

Episode #3798

KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with author and physician David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and jazz fusion musician Gregory Porter performs from his latest project "Take Me To The Alley".

Episode #3799

KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with professor and author Michael Tesler about his latest text and his thoughts on the Obama era, and with English rapper, poet and academic Akala on his US television debut.

Episode #3798

KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with author and physician David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and jazz fusion musician Gregory Porter performs from his latest project "Take Me To The Alley".

Episode #3799

KQED World: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with professor and author Michael Tesler about his latest text and his thoughts on the Obama era, and with English rapper, poet and academic Akala on his US television debut.

Episode #3798

KQED World: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with author and physician David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and jazz fusion musician Gregory Porter performs from his latest project "Take Me To The Alley".

Episode #3797

KQED World: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Professors Adrian Pantoja and Ange-Marie Hancock about pandering to minorities in the 2016 Presidential Campaign.

Episode #3798

KQED World: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with author and physician David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and jazz fusion musician Gregory Porter performs from his latest project "Take Me To The Alley".

Episode #3797

KQED World: Thu, May 5, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Professors Adrian Pantoja and Ange-Marie Hancock about pandering to minorities in the 2016 Presidential Campaign.

Episode #3798

KQED World: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with author and physician David B. Agus about the latest health breakthroughs, and jazz fusion musician Gregory Porter performs from his latest project "Take Me To The Alley".

Episode #3797

KQED World: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Professors Adrian Pantoja and Ange-Marie Hancock about pandering to minorities in the 2016 Presidential Campaign.

Episode #3796

KQED World: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with veteran actor Susan Sarandon about her latest film projects.

Episode #3797

KQED World: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with Professors Adrian Pantoja and Ange-Marie Hancock about pandering to minorities in the 2016 Presidential Campaign.

Episode #3796

KQED World: Wed, May 4, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with veteran actor Susan Sarandon about her latest film projects.

Episode #3797

KQED World: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Professors Adrian Pantoja and Ange-Marie Hancock about pandering to minorities in the 2016 Presidential Campaign.

Episode #3796

KQED World: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with veteran actor Susan Sarandon about her latest film projects.

Episode #3795

KQED World: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with poet Shihan Van Clief about the power of spoken word as therapy, and with award-winning actress Nia Long about her upcoming projects Keanu and Uncle Buck.

Episode #3796

KQED World: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with veteran actor Susan Sarandon about her latest film projects.

Episode #3795

KQED World: Tue, May 3, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with poet Shihan Van Clief about the power of spoken word as therapy, and with award-winning actress Nia Long about her upcoming projects Keanu and Uncle Buck.

Episode #3796

KQED World: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with veteran actor Susan Sarandon about her latest film projects.

Episode #3795

KQED World: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with poet Shihan Van Clief about the power of spoken word as therapy, and with award-winning actress Nia Long about her upcoming projects Keanu and Uncle Buck.

Episode #3794

KQED World: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with president of MALDEF, Thomas A. Saenz about President Obama's immigration plan and the recent Supreme Court hearing.

Episode #3795

KQED World: Mon, May 2, 2016 -- 9:00 AM

Tavis talks with poet Shihan Van Clief about the power of spoken word as therapy, and with award-winning actress Nia Long about her upcoming projects Keanu and Uncle Buck.

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