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.
Tom Hayden, Anti-War Activist (#619H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Tom Hayden is an anti-war activist and author. Best known for speaking out against the Vietnam War, Hayden has been an activist for more than 50 years. He served 18 years in the California legislature. Today he is a member of the editorial board and a columnist at The Nation and is Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center in Culver City, California. He's written more than 20 books and was once married to Jane Fonda.
- KQED World: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
Diane Guerrero, Actor (#708) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
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.
Colin Jost, Comedian & Writer (#620H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Colin Jost is co-anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update," alongside Michael Che. This is Colin's third season in the anchor chair. He was previously co-head writer and a staff writer at SNL. Colin has won three Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his SNL writing. He writes occasionally for The New Yorker. He also wrote and starred in "Staten Island Summer," a film based on his days as a lifeguard growing up in New York.
- KQED World: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
R.L. Stine, Author (#709) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
R.L. Stine is a novelist, short story writer, and TV producer. He is best known for his children's horror fiction novels including Goosebumps, Rotten School, and The Nightmare Room series. His books have sold over 400 million copies worldwide and has been on countless bestseller lists. His latest book Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story has just been released.
Steve Case, Venture Capitalist & Co-Founder, AOL (#621H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Steve Case is Co-Founder of AOL and a venture capitalist. As CEO of Revolution he has backed companies like Zipcar, Sweetgreen and Living Social. He's known as one of America's most successful entrepreneurs and executives, focused on supporting startups. Case is also a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and was a member of President Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. He is author of a new book entitled The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future.
- KQED World: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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.
Wendy Davis, Politician and Activist (#622H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
Wendy Davis is a former Democratic Texas State Senator. Davis stepped into the national spotlight during her 11-hour filibuster in the summer of 2013. She spoke out in an effort to defeat a controversial abortion bill. In 2014, Davis ran for the Governor of Texas. Davis' new non-profit organization Deeds Not Words launches this month. The organization is an online network that connects millennial women to resources that help fight gender inequality.
- KQED World: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 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.
Gloria Steinem, Author and Political Activist (#701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
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.
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Maureen Dowd, Columnist and Best-Selling Author (#702H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
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.
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