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Episode #2915Z

KQED World: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with David Harewood about his upcoming projects. The UK-born actor offers an update on life after his turn on the Emmy-winning drama, Homeland, including his upcoming portrayal of the legendary Paul Robeson.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2914

KQED World: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis continues the conversation with history-making actress Rita Moreno, who discusses her candid autobiography. (part 2 of 2)

Episode #2913

KQED World: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. 1 of only 8 living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. (part 1 of 2)

Episode #2914

KQED World: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis continues the conversation with history-making actress Rita Moreno, who discusses her candid autobiography. (part 2 of 2)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2913

KQED World: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. 1 of only 8 living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. (part 1 of 2)

Episode #2914

KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis continues the conversation with history-making actress Rita Moreno, who discusses her candid autobiography. (part 2 of 2)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2913

KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. 1 of only 8 living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. (part 1 of 2)

Episode #2912Z

KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way.

Episode #2913

KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. 1 of only 8 living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. (part 1 of 2)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2912Z

KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way.

Episode #2913

KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with legendary actress Rita Moreno about her new autobiography. 1 of only 8 living entertainers to achieve the honor of the industry's "grand slam," Moreno shares stories from her one-of-a-kind career. (part 1 of 2)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2912Z

KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way.

Episode #2911Z

KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and geography professor Jared Diamond. The provocative best-selling author unpacks his new text, the intensely debated The World Until Yesterday.

Episode #2912Z

KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2911Z

KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and geography professor Jared Diamond. The provocative best-selling author unpacks his new text, the intensely debated The World Until Yesterday.

Episode #2912Z

KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with former teen idol Paul Anka, who's celebrating 55 years in the music business. The singer-songwriter reflects on his remarkable longevity in show business, as detailed in his recently released memoir, My Way.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2911Z

KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and geography professor Jared Diamond. The provocative best-selling author unpacks his new text, the intensely debated The World Until Yesterday.

Episode #2910

KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis celebrates 2000 shows on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.

Episode #2911Z

KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and geography professor Jared Diamond. The provocative best-selling author unpacks his new text, the intensely debated The World Until Yesterday.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2910

KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis celebrates 2000 shows on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.

Episode #2911Z

KQED Plus: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Tavis talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and geography professor Jared Diamond. The provocative best-selling author unpacks his new text, the intensely debated The World Until Yesterday.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2910

KQED World: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis celebrates 2000 shows on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.

Episode #2909

KQED World: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke. The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his new release, the highly anticipated Before Midnight - which he also co-wrote.

Episode #2910

KQED World: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis celebrates 2000 shows on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2909

KQED World: Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke. The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his new release, the highly anticipated Before Midnight - which he also co-wrote.

Episode #2910

KQED World: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis celebrates 2000 shows on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2909

KQED World: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke. The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his new release, the highly anticipated Before Midnight - which he also co-wrote.

Episode #2908

KQED World: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler. The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright - of Vagina Monologue fame - explains the motivation for her new text, In the Body of the World.

Episode #2909

KQED World: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke. The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his new release, the highly anticipated Before Midnight - which he also co-wrote.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2908

KQED World: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler. The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright - of Vagina Monologue fame - explains the motivation for her new text, In the Body of the World.

Episode #2909

KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke. The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his new release, the highly anticipated Before Midnight - which he also co-wrote.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2908

KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler. The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright - of Vagina Monologue fame - explains the motivation for her new text, In the Body of the World.

Episode #2907

KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with best-selling novelist Khaled Hosseini. The physician-turned-writer talks about his highly anticipated third novel, And the Mountains Echoed. Tavis also chats with Scottish singer-songwriter Emile Sande. The former med student reflects on her stunning international success in the music business.

Episode #2908

KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler. The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright - of Vagina Monologue fame - explains the motivation for her new text, In the Body of the World.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2907

KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with best-selling novelist Khaled Hosseini. The physician-turned-writer talks about his highly anticipated third novel, And the Mountains Echoed. Tavis also chats with Scottish singer-songwriter Emile Sande. The former med student reflects on her stunning international success in the music business.

Episode #2908

KQED World: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler. The longtime activist and Tony-winning playwright - of Vagina Monologue fame - explains the motivation for her new text, In the Body of the World.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2907

KQED World: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with best-selling novelist Khaled Hosseini. The physician-turned-writer talks about his highly anticipated third novel, And the Mountains Echoed. Tavis also chats with Scottish singer-songwriter Emile Sande. The former med student reflects on her stunning international success in the music business.

Episode #2906

KQED World: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Maine's former US senator Olympia Snowe. The outspoken centrist weighs in on why Washington isn't solving the big problems and offers solutions from her text, Fighting for the Common Good. Tavis also chats with Grammy-winning jazz artist Terence Blanchard. The five-time Grammy winner reflects on pushing musical boundaries with his new CD, "Magnetic," and composing his first opera, the jazz-infused Champion.

Episode #2907

KQED World: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with best-selling novelist Khaled Hosseini. The physician-turned-writer talks about his highly anticipated third novel, And the Mountains Echoed. Tavis also chats with Scottish singer-songwriter Emile Sande. The former med student reflects on her stunning international success in the music business.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2906

KQED World: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Maine's former US senator Olympia Snowe. The outspoken centrist weighs in on why Washington isn't solving the big problems and offers solutions from her text, Fighting for the Common Good. Tavis also chats with Grammy-winning jazz artist Terence Blanchard. The five-time Grammy winner reflects on pushing musical boundaries with his new CD, "Magnetic," and composing his first opera, the jazz-infused Champion.

Episode #2907

KQED World: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with best-selling novelist Khaled Hosseini. The physician-turned-writer talks about his highly anticipated third novel, And the Mountains Echoed. Tavis also chats with Scottish singer-songwriter Emile Sande. The former med student reflects on her stunning international success in the music business.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2906

KQED World: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Maine's former US senator Olympia Snowe. The outspoken centrist weighs in on why Washington isn't solving the big problems and offers solutions from her text, Fighting for the Common Good. Tavis also chats with Grammy-winning jazz artist Terence Blanchard. The five-time Grammy winner reflects on pushing musical boundaries with his new CD, "Magnetic," and composing his first opera, the jazz-infused Champion.

Episode #2905

KQED World: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with one of rap's most in-demand performers, Talib Kweli, The socially aware MC explains his long absence from recording and the challenges he issues with his new CD, "Prisoner of Conscious." Tavis also chats with award-winning environment and science journalist Dan Fagin. A winner of both of America's best-known science journalism prizes, Fagin recaps the story he tells in his new text, Toms River.

Episode #2906

KQED World: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Maine's former US senator Olympia Snowe. The outspoken centrist weighs in on why Washington isn't solving the big problems and offers solutions from her text, Fighting for the Common Good. Tavis also chats with Grammy-winning jazz artist Terence Blanchard. The five-time Grammy winner reflects on pushing musical boundaries with his new CD, "Magnetic," and composing his first opera, the jazz-infused Champion.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2905

KQED World: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with one of rap's most in-demand performers, Talib Kweli, The socially aware MC explains his long absence from recording and the challenges he issues with his new CD, "Prisoner of Conscious." Tavis also chats with award-winning environment and science journalist Dan Fagin. A winner of both of America's best-known science journalism prizes, Fagin recaps the story he tells in his new text, Toms River.

Episode #2906

KQED World: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Maine's former US senator Olympia Snowe. The outspoken centrist weighs in on why Washington isn't solving the big problems and offers solutions from her text, Fighting for the Common Good. Tavis also chats with Grammy-winning jazz artist Terence Blanchard. The five-time Grammy winner reflects on pushing musical boundaries with his new CD, "Magnetic," and composing his first opera, the jazz-infused Champion.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2905

KQED World: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with one of rap's most in-demand performers, Talib Kweli, The socially aware MC explains his long absence from recording and the challenges he issues with his new CD, "Prisoner of Conscious." Tavis also chats with award-winning environment and science journalist Dan Fagin. A winner of both of America's best-known science journalism prizes, Fagin recaps the story he tells in his new text, Toms River.

Episode #2904

KQED World: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with surgeon and breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love. A longtime advocate of preventive breast cancer research, Love describes her personal journey as a cancer patient. Tavis also chats with economist Peter Blair Henry. The dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, Henry unpacks his book, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth.

Episode #2905

KQED World: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with one of rap's most in-demand performers, Talib Kweli, The socially aware MC explains his long absence from recording and the challenges he issues with his new CD, "Prisoner of Conscious." Tavis also chats with award-winning environment and science journalist Dan Fagin. A winner of both of America's best-known science journalism prizes, Fagin recaps the story he tells in his new text, Toms River.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2904

KQED World: Sat, May 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with surgeon and breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love. A longtime advocate of preventive breast cancer research, Love describes her personal journey as a cancer patient. Tavis also chats with economist Peter Blair Henry. The dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, Henry unpacks his book, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth.

Episode #2905

KQED World: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with one of rap's most in-demand performers, Talib Kweli, The socially aware MC explains his long absence from recording and the challenges he issues with his new CD, "Prisoner of Conscious." Tavis also chats with award-winning environment and science journalist Dan Fagin. A winner of both of America's best-known science journalism prizes, Fagin recaps the story he tells in his new text, Toms River.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 18, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2904

KQED World: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with surgeon and breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love. A longtime advocate of preventive breast cancer research, Love describes her personal journey as a cancer patient. Tavis also chats with economist Peter Blair Henry. The dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, Henry unpacks his book, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth.

Episode #2903

KQED World: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with education advocate Cortlan Wickliff. Wickliff, who earns his Harvard law degree this month, assesses how his generation is handling the challenges facing young people in the US. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. The genre-busting artist discusses her return to personal songwriting with her first album of mostly new material in six years, "American Kid."

Episode #2904

KQED World: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with surgeon and breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love. A longtime advocate of preventive breast cancer research, Love describes her personal journey as a cancer patient. Tavis also chats with economist Peter Blair Henry. The dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, Henry unpacks his book, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2903

KQED World: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with education advocate Cortlan Wickliff. Wickliff, who earns his Harvard law degree this month, assesses how his generation is handling the challenges facing young people in the US. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. The genre-busting artist discusses her return to personal songwriting with her first album of mostly new material in six years, "American Kid."

Episode #2904

KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with surgeon and breast cancer expert Dr. Susan Love. A longtime advocate of preventive breast cancer research, Love describes her personal journey as a cancer patient. Tavis also chats with economist Peter Blair Henry. The dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, Henry unpacks his book, Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 17, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2903

KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with education advocate Cortlan Wickliff. Wickliff, who earns his Harvard law degree this month, assesses how his generation is handling the challenges facing young people in the US. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. The genre-busting artist discusses her return to personal songwriting with her first album of mostly new material in six years, "American Kid."

Episode #2902

KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, The Nation magazine's national security correspondent and a writing fellow at The Nation Institute.

Episode #2903

KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with education advocate Cortlan Wickliff. Wickliff, who earns his Harvard law degree this month, assesses how his generation is handling the challenges facing young people in the US. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. The genre-busting artist discusses her return to personal songwriting with her first album of mostly new material in six years, "American Kid."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2902

KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, The Nation magazine's national security correspondent and a writing fellow at The Nation Institute.

Episode #2903

KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with education advocate Cortlan Wickliff. Wickliff, who earns his Harvard law degree this month, assesses how his generation is handling the challenges facing young people in the US. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. The genre-busting artist discusses her return to personal songwriting with her first album of mostly new material in six years, "American Kid."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2902

KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, The Nation magazine's national security correspondent and a writing fellow at The Nation Institute.

Episode #2901

KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary actress-singer Diahann Carroll. The Tony winner and Oscar nominee reflects on her groundbreaking career and current roles in TV's White Collar and in the feature Peeples, her first film in 16 years.

Episode #2902

KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, The Nation magazine's national security correspondent and a writing fellow at The Nation Institute.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2901

KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary actress-singer Diahann Carroll. The Tony winner and Oscar nominee reflects on her groundbreaking career and current roles in TV's White Collar and in the feature Peeples, her first film in 16 years.

Episode #2902

KQED World: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, The Nation magazine's national security correspondent and a writing fellow at The Nation Institute.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2901

KQED World: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with legendary actress-singer Diahann Carroll. The Tony winner and Oscar nominee reflects on her groundbreaking career and current roles in TV's White Collar and in the feature Peeples, her first film in 16 years.

Episode #2900

KQED World: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Phylicia Rashad about her latest turn directing a stage production. The Tony-winning actress reflects on her versatility in the business and adding theater director to her long list of successes. We also pay tribute to moms in celebration of Mother's Day, highlighting the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.

Episode #2901

KQED World: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary actress-singer Diahann Carroll. The Tony winner and Oscar nominee reflects on her groundbreaking career and current roles in TV's White Collar and in the feature Peeples, her first film in 16 years.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2900

KQED World: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Phylicia Rashad about her latest turn directing a stage production. The Tony-winning actress reflects on her versatility in the business and adding theater director to her long list of successes. We also pay tribute to moms in celebration of Mother's Day, highlighting the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.

Episode #2901

KQED World: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with legendary actress-singer Diahann Carroll. The Tony winner and Oscar nominee reflects on her groundbreaking career and current roles in TV's White Collar and in the feature Peeples, her first film in 16 years.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2900

KQED World: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with actress Phylicia Rashad about her latest turn directing a stage production. The Tony-winning actress reflects on her versatility in the business and adding theater director to her long list of successes. We also pay tribute to moms in celebration of Mother's Day, highlighting the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.

Episode #2899

KQED World: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary drummer John Densmore, an original member of the seminal rock band, The Doors. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares the backstory of his book, The Doors Unhinged, which chronicles his fight to defend the band's legacy.

Episode #2900

KQED World: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with actress Phylicia Rashad about her latest turn directing a stage production. The Tony-winning actress reflects on her versatility in the business and adding theater director to her long list of successes. We also pay tribute to moms in celebration of Mother's Day, highlighting the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2899

KQED World: Sat, May 11, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary drummer John Densmore, an original member of the seminal rock band, The Doors. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares the backstory of his book, The Doors Unhinged, which chronicles his fight to defend the band's legacy.

Episode #2900

KQED World: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with actress Phylicia Rashad about her latest turn directing a stage production. The Tony-winning actress reflects on her versatility in the business and adding theater director to her long list of successes. We also pay tribute to moms in celebration of Mother's Day, highlighting the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 11, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2899

KQED World: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with legendary drummer John Densmore, an original member of the seminal rock band, The Doors. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares the backstory of his book, The Doors Unhinged, which chronicles his fight to defend the band's legacy.

Episode #2898

KQED World: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates. The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel "The Accursed", set in Princeton, NJ.

Episode #2899

KQED World: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with legendary drummer John Densmore, an original member of the seminal rock band, The Doors. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares the backstory of his book, The Doors Unhinged, which chronicles his fight to defend the band's legacy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2898

KQED World: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates. The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel "The Accursed", set in Princeton, NJ.

Episode #2899

KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with legendary drummer John Densmore, an original member of the seminal rock band, The Doors. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer shares the backstory of his book, The Doors Unhinged, which chronicles his fight to defend the band's legacy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 10, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2898

KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates. The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel "The Accursed", set in Princeton, NJ.

Episode #2897

KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedienne-actress Carol Burnett. The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me.

Episode #2898

KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates. The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel "The Accursed", set in Princeton, NJ.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2897

KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedienne-actress Carol Burnett. The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me.

Episode #2898

KQED World: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates. The best-selling writer and college professor explains her new historical novel "The Accursed", set in Princeton, NJ.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2897

KQED World: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with comedienne-actress Carol Burnett. The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me.

Episode #2896

KQED World: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with former labor secretary and author of Beyond Outrage, Robert Reich. The UC Berkeley public policy professor assesses the fallout from sequestration, the most recent jobs report and whether austerity is working. Tavis also chats with Sojourners founder Jim Wallis. The longtime activist dissects his new text, On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good.

Episode #2897

KQED World: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with comedienne-actress Carol Burnett. The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2896

KQED World: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with former labor secretary and author of Beyond Outrage, Robert Reich. The UC Berkeley public policy professor assesses the fallout from sequestration, the most recent jobs report and whether austerity is working. Tavis also chats with Sojourners founder Jim Wallis. The longtime activist dissects his new text, On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good.

Episode #2897

KQED World: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with comedienne-actress Carol Burnett. The award-winning entertainer discusses her relationship with her late daughter, as detailed in the book, Carrie and Me.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2896

KQED World: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with former labor secretary and author of Beyond Outrage, Robert Reich. The UC Berkeley public policy professor assesses the fallout from sequestration, the most recent jobs report and whether austerity is working. Tavis also chats with Sojourners founder Jim Wallis. The longtime activist dissects his new text, On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good.

Episode #2895

KQED World: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with director Tom Shadyac. The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of Life's Operating Manual recounts the events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way.

Episode #2896

KQED World: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with former labor secretary and author of Beyond Outrage, Robert Reich. The UC Berkeley public policy professor assesses the fallout from sequestration, the most recent jobs report and whether austerity is working. Tavis also chats with Sojourners founder Jim Wallis. The longtime activist dissects his new text, On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2895

KQED World: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with director Tom Shadyac. The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of Life's Operating Manual recounts the events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way.

Episode #2896

KQED Plus: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Tavis talks with former labor secretary and author of Beyond Outrage, Robert Reich. The UC Berkeley public policy professor assesses the fallout from sequestration, the most recent jobs report and whether austerity is working. Tavis also chats with Sojourners founder Jim Wallis. The longtime activist dissects his new text, On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2895

KQED World: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with director Tom Shadyac. The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of Life's Operating Manual recounts the events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way.

Episode #2894

KQED World: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series.

Episode #2895

KQED World: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with director Tom Shadyac. The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of Life's Operating Manual recounts the events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2894

KQED World: Sat, May 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series.

Episode #2895

KQED World: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with director Tom Shadyac. The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of Life's Operating Manual recounts the events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 4, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2894

KQED World: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series.

Episode #2893

KQED World: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need.

Episode #2894

KQED World: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2893

KQED World: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need.

Episode #2894

KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 3, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2893

KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need.

Episode #2892

KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with acclaimed director Mira Nair about her new project, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A longtime activist and one of the few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which deals, in part, with the aftermath of 9-11.

Episode #2893

KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2892

KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with acclaimed director Mira Nair about her new project, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A longtime activist and one of the few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which deals, in part, with the aftermath of 9-11.

Episode #2893

KQED World: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Episode #2892

KQED World: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 3:00 PM

Tavis talks with acclaimed director Mira Nair about her new project, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A longtime activist and one of the few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which deals, in part, with the aftermath of 9-11.

Episode #2891

KQED World: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Tavis talks with The Atlantic's Washington editor-at-largeSteve Clemons, who assesses the US position on the civil war in Syria. Tavis also chats with former Microsoft executive John Wood, philanthropist and author of Creating Room to Read, who explains his mission to help transform the world by putting books in the hands of the world's children.

Episode #2892

KQED World: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Tavis talks with acclaimed director Mira Nair about her new project, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A longtime activist and one of the few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which deals, in part, with the aftermath of 9-11.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Episode #2891

KQED World: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Tavis talks with The Atlantic's Washington editor-at-largeSteve Clemons, who assesses the US position on the civil war in Syria. Tavis also chats with former Microsoft executive John Wood, philanthropist and author of Creating Room to Read, who explains his mission to help transform the world by putting books in the hands of the world's children.

Episode #2892

KQED Plus: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Tavis talks with acclaimed director Mira Nair about her new project, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A longtime activist and one of the few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which deals, in part, with the aftermath of 9-11.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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