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.
Marcus Samuelsson, Chef/Restaurateur (#711) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
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, Feb 20, 2017 -- 3:00am
- KQED World: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 10:00am
Margaret Atwood, Award-Winning Author (#605H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Margaret Atwood is an award-winning author of more than 40 volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and nonfiction. She's best known for her novels, including The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Blind Assassin, which won the Booker Prize in 2000. Her newest novel, The Heart Goes Last, was published in September.
- KQED World: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
T.C. Boyle, Author (#710) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
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.
DeRay McKesson, Activist and Educator (#714) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
DeRay Mckesson is a civil rights activist and educator. He is a predominant member of the Black Lives Matter movement and was named one of Fortune Magazine's top 50 World's Greatest Leaders in 2015. Mckesson is a co-founder of Campaign Zero, a platform to end police violence.
Thomas Haden Church, Actor (#712) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
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.
Shawn Colvin, Singer/Songwriter (#704) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Shawn Colvin is a singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas. She has won three Grammy awards, including Song of the Year for her hit "Sunny Came Home." Colvin's new album titled "Colvin & Earle" was released this summer. Colvin joined forces with long-time friend and creative partner Steve Earle to create the debut collaborative album.
Katharine Hayhoe, Atmospheric Scientist (#715) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change. In 2014, she was recognized by Time Magazine as one of the top 100 Most Influential People in the world and by Foreign Policy as one of the top 100 Global Thinkers. Dr. Hayhoe is currently a professor and directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She also hosts the PBS Digital Studios web series Global Weirding.