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.
Diane Guerrero, Actor (#708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
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.
- KQED World: Sat, Jan 21, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
R.L. Stine, Author (#709H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG
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.
- KQED World: Sat, Jan 28, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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.
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Historian (#614) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
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.
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.
- KQED World: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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.
David Fahrenthold, Journalist (#713H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG
David Fahrenthold is a reporter at The Washington Post and most recently covered the 2016 presidential campaign. He is best known for reporting on the Donald J. Trump foundations and campaign donations. Since his time at The Post, he's focused on Congress, the environment and D.C. police. Before graduating Harvard in 2000, Fahrenthold wrote for The Harvard Crimson.
- KQED World: Sat, Feb 18, 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.