Overheard with Evan Smith Previous Broadcasts

DeRay McKesson, Activist and Educator (Episode #714H)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

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.

David Fahrenthold, Journalist (Episode #713H)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

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.

Thomas Haden Church, Actor (Episode #712H)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

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.

Marcus Samuelsson, Chef/Restaurateur (Episode #711H)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

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.

Katy Tur, Nbc Correspondent (Episode #803)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Katy Tur is a correspondent for NBC News and an anchor for MSNBC Live. Tur is the recipient of a 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Her latest book, Unbelievable, reflects on her coverage of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. She currently lives in New York City.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

T.C. Boyle, Author (Episode #710H)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

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.

R.L. Stine, Author (Episode #709H)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

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.

Diane Guerrero, Actor (Episode #708H)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 8:30 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.

Bob Schieffer, Journalist/Author (Episode #807)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Bob Schieffer is a CBS News political contributor and the former host of CBS' Face the Nation. Prior to joining CBS in 1969 he was a reporter at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram where he was the first reporter from a Texas newspaper to report from Vietnam. Schieffer has won eight Emmys, an Edward R. Murrow Award, a Paul White Award and in 2008 he was named a living legend by the Library of Congress. His latest book is titled Overload: Finding Truth in the Deluge of News.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana (Episode #806)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Pete Buttigieg is the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. He was elected in 2011 at the age of 29, making him one of the youngest mayors of a city with over 100,000 residents in the U.S. The Washington Post called him "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of" and he was named national Mayor of the Year by

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  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Jason Kander, President of Let America Vote (Episode #805)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Jason Kander is a former Army Captain, Missouri's 39th Secretary of State and the president of Let America Vote, an organization that fights against voter suppression laws. In 2016, Kander ran for the U. S. Senate in Missouri. At over $75 million, his campaign was the most expensive Senate race in state history.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
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