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.
Evan McMullin, Independent Presidential Candidate, Former CIA Operative (#705) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Evan McMullin is a former CIA operative who is currently running as the Independent candidate for President of the United States. McMullin joined the CIA in 2001, spearheading numerous counterterrorism and intelligence operations. After completing his CIA service in 2011, McMullin joined the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs.
Anthony Foxx, U.S. Transportation Secretary (#613H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Anthony Foxx is the 17th U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Foxx was Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina from 2009-2013. He also served as Charlotte City Council Member At-Large for two terms. While he was mayor, Charlotte extended the city's light rail system, expanded the airport, made highway improvements, and started a streetcar project.
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Steve Kornacki, Political Correspondent, Msnbc (#706) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Steve Kornacki is a host and political correspondent for MSNBC. He has written for Salon.com, The New York Observer, The Wall Street Journal, The new York Times and many other publications. Steve currently anchors the 4pm hour of MSNBC Live.
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Historian (#614H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University, as well as Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. In addition to being an historian, Dr. Gates is also an author, cultural critic, and filmmaker. He has produced numerous series for PBS including Looking for Lincoln, Many Rivers to Cross: The History of the African American People, and Finding Your Roots, many of which he also hosts. His next documentary series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise will air on PBS stations this fall.
- KQED World: Sat, Nov 5, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
President Barack Obama (#615H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
In a special episode of Overheard, Evan sits down with President Barack Obama for a discussion about civic engagement in the 21st Century. The interview is an excerpt of the Keynote Conversation at the SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas on March 11, 2016.
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Jeffrey Goldberg, Journalist and Author (#616H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Jeffrey Goldberg is a national correspondent for The Atlantic. He won the National Magazine Award for Reporting in 2003 for his reporting on terrorism. Prior to joining The Atlantic he was a Middle East correspondent for The New Yorker and has previously written for The New York Times Magazine, and New York magazine. Goldberg's most recent Atlantic article was a long-read on President Obama's foreign policy legacy called "The Obama Doctrine." It appears in the magazine's April 2016 issue.
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Mike Love, Musician (#707) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Mike Love is a singer/songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys in 1961. His credits include such pop classics as "Good Vibrations," "California Girls," "I Get Around," "Fun Fun Fun," "Surfin' USA," and "Kokomo." As part of the Beach Boys, he is a member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and has received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. His memoir Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy has just been released.
Kara Swisher, Executive Editor Re/Code (#617H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Kara Swisher is the Executive Editor of Re/code, Host of the Re/code Decode podcast and Executive Producer of the Code Conference, which brings together technology influencers and CEOs. Swisher has been covering technology and digital issues since 1997 when she was a reporter in the Wall Street Journal's San Francisco bureau. She's been called Silicon Valley's "Most feared and well-liked" journalist and the region's "most powerful snoop." Swisher also writes occasionally for Vanity Fair magazine.
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