Overheard with Evan Smith
This series features in-depth interviews with today's most fascinating public figures. Meet politicians, authors, artists, actors, journalists, business people - anyone who's at the center of things. Join Evan for smart interviews with the country's most interesting people, always with an eye toward the news and always with a sense of humor.
Overheard with Evan Smith Previous Broadcasts
Diane Guerrero, Actor (Episode #708H)
KQED World: Sat, Jan 21, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
Diane Guerrero is an actor on the hit shows Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin. She volunteers with the nonprofit Immigrant Legal Resource Center, as well as with Mi Familia Vota, an organization that promotes civic involvement. She has been named an Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization by the White House. Her first In the Country We Love recently hit the shelves.
Thomas Haden Church, Actor (Episode #712H)
KQED World: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
Thomas Haden Church is an actor who first gained attention for six seasons on NBC's sitcom Wings, followed by two seasons starring opposite Debra Messing on Fox's Ned & Stacey. Other film and television roles have included parts in Spider-Man 3, Easy A and most recently the HBO TV series Divorce.
- KQED World: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
Maureen Dowd, Columnist and Best-Selling Author (Episode #702H)
KQED World: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
Maureen Dowd is a best-selling author and a columnist for The New York Times. In 1999 Dowd won the Pulitzer Prize for her columns on the Monica Lewinsky scandal during the Clinton administration. She has most recently written The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics.
Marcus Samuelsson, Chef/Restaurateur (Episode #711)
KQED World: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
Marcus Samuelsson is a chef and restaurateur who has written numerous cookbooks. In 2013, he won the James Beard Foundation award for Writing and Literature related to food. He was the youngest chef ever to receive a three-star restaurant review from the New York Times. His restaurant, Red Rooster, is located in Harlem, NY. His latest book, "The Red Rooster Cookbook" was released this October.
- KQED World: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
Gloria Steinem, Author and Political Activist (Episode #701H)
KQED World: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist and feminist organizer. She is particularly interested in the shared origins of sex and race caste systems, gender roles and child abuse as roots of violence. She now lives in New York City and has just finished a book detailing her more than thirty years on the road as a feminist organizer. In this episode, she talks about the issues women face today, the progress that's been made and what we all can do to make the world a better place.
T.C. Boyle, Author (Episode #710)
KQED World: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
T.C. Boyle has published fifteen novels and ten volumes of short stories, including the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning World's End; The Tortilla Curtain, which was awarded France's prestigious Prix Medici etranger; and most recently, the New York Times bestseller The Harder They Come. His new novel The Terranauts was released this October.
- KQED World: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 10:00 AM