The Tavis Smiley Show - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • Djimon Hounsou
    Djimon Hounsou
    Episode 500
    7/27/05
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  • Dustin Hoffman part 2
    Dustin Hoffman part 2
    Episode 229
    12/20/04
    0.0
    Dustin Hoffman promotes his upcoming film, Meet the Fockers
  • Dustin Hoffman part 1
    Dustin Hoffman part 1
    Episode 228
    12/17/04
    0.0
    Acting legend, Dustin Hoffman, joins Tavis for a special two-part interview. He remembers growing up in L.A. and his struggles with stardom.
  • Venus Williams, Kate Bosworth
    12/16/04
    0.0
    Venus Williams, tennis phenom, contemplates her father and her career. Actress Kate Bosworth discusses her latest role in the Bobby Darrin biopic, Under the Sea.
  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    Episode 226
    12/15/04
    0.0
    President Carter discusses a multitude of topics: his administration's achievements, the U.S.' status in the world, faith, politics, and his newest book, Sharing Good Times.
  • Liam Neeson
    Liam Neeson
    Episode 225
    12/14/04
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    Liam Neeson promotes his new film, Kinsey. He considers the choices he has made and discusses the controversial topic of Arthur Kinsey's sexual research.
  • Gary Locke, Michael Mann
    12/13/04
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    Outgoing Gov. Locke of Washington discusses his replacement and considers possible candidates for the DNC chair. Michael Mann, filmmaker, insists he makes movies for their impact of those watching.
  • Gwen Moore, Fernando Espuelas
    12/10/04
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    Gwen Moore is Wisconsin's first African-American Congresswoman. She describes her life as a testament to "never giving up." Fernando Espuelas, CEO for the VOY Group, does not let circumstances limit his success.
  • Andr&#233s Martinez, Eddie and Gerald Levert
    Andrés Martinez, L.A. Times editor, theorizes about the upcoming Iraqi elections. Eddie and Gerald Levert, father-son singing partners, consider their changing music identities and give a performance.
  • George Stephanopoulos, Jackie Joyner-Kersee
    Political pundit and ABC's This Week host George Stephanopoulos talks about the impact of 9/11 on intelligence and the recent reform bill. Track star Jackie Joyner-Kersee encourages the improbable.
  • Dave Ramsey, Javier Bardem
    12/7/04
    0.0
    Dave Ramsey shares his experience with money saving. Actor Javier Bardem is happy with the unexplained.
  • Michael Moore, Wyclef Jean
    12/6/04
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    Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore analyzes the impact of Fahrenheit 9/11 on the recent election. Musician Wyclef Jean discusses the U.S.' policy towards Haiti.
  • Joanna Hayes, Henry Rollins
    12/3/04
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    Joanna Hayes, Olympic gold medalist, shares her belief that hardships build character. Musician Henry Rollins promotes his USO tour and his new TV show.
  • Alan Alda, Dianne Reeves
    12/2/04
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    Legendary actor Alan Alda discusses his newest roles on The West Wing and in The Aviator. Jazz singer Dianne Reeves performs a song from her Christmas album.
  • Michael Stipe, C. Vivian Stringer
    12/1/04
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    Michael Stipe is the face of R.E.M. He tells Tavis about the adrenaline rush he feels while performing. C. Vivian Stringer, women's basketball coach for Rutgers, shares her philosophy of perseverance.
  • Wynton Marsalis
    Wynton Marsalis
    Episode 215
    11/30/04
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    Jazz sensation Wynton Marsalis discusses his love of music, Lincoln Center, and music programs for America's youth.
  • Diane McWhorter, Joss Stone
    11/29/04
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    Author Diane McWhorter discusses her views of the civil rights movement in American history. Teen singer Joss Stone discusses her musical choice of soul.
  • Jean Chatzky, Chaka Kahn
    11/26/04
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    Financial adviser Jean Chatzky shares tips for making the most of charitable contributions. Chaka Kahn explores her love for "standards" and promotes her new album, "ClassiKhan."
  • Jerry Bruckheimer, Bill Jones
    11/25/04
    0.0
    Blockbuster film expert, Jerry Bruckheimer turns the tables on critics and reviews them. Bill Jones discusses the positive effect his near death experience has had on his life and photography.
  • James Brown, Alyssa Milano
    11/24/04
    0.0
    James Brown, sports commentator, explains the importance people skills. Actress Alyssa Milano is a UNICEF volunteer. She explains how charity has impacted her life.
  • Patti Davis, Craig T. Nelson
    11/23/04
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    Patti Davis, daughter of President Reagan, promotes her new book. Craig T. Nelson explains his 8-year absence from acting.
  • J.A. Adande, Ben Harper, The Blind Boys of Alabama
    Tavis talks sports and the NBA brawl with writer J.A. Adande. From "There Will Be a Light," Ben Harper and The Blind Boys of Alabama perform a song.
  • Lou Weisbach, Dr. Rick Boxer, Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis, Jr.
    Lou Weisbach and Dr. Rick Boxer expound upon their American Center for Cures project. Married performers Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. promote their new memoir Up, Up and Away about the changes a marriage goes through.
  • Carlos Watson, William H. Macy
    11/18/04
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    Journalist Carlos Watson explains what he believes about President Bush. William H. Macy, director/writer/actor, shares how he writes the best roles for himself.
  • Oliver Stone, Lenny Kravitz
    11/17/04
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    Superstar director, Oliver Stone, discusses the process he used to make his new movie, Alexander. Musician Lenny Kravitz talks about being African American in rock & roll.
  • Matt Rees, Tom Wolfe
    Matt Rees, Tom Wolfe
    Episode 205
    11/16/04
    0.0
    Jerusalem bureau chief for the Times, Matt Rees forecasts what he thinks will be necessary for Mid East peace. Tom Wolfe describes changes in America's college culture.
  • Raymond Tanter, Nas
    Raymond Tanter, Nas
    Episode 204
    11/15/04
    0.0
    Dr. Tanter discusses US foreign policy and its future with Colin Powell's resignation. Rapper Nas reflects on what it takes to survive in hip-hop.
  • Khary Lazarre-White, Cidra Sebastien, Gael Garcia Bernal
    Khary Lazarre-White and Cidra Sebastien share the importance of preparing America's youth for tomorrow. Gael Garcia Bernal, star of The Motorcycle Diaries, examines political issues on both sides of the border.
  • John Thune, Art Taylor, Rhys Ifans
    11/11/04
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    Senator-Elect John Thune reflects on his nickname--the giant killer. Art Taylor, charity expert, explains the importance of verifying a non-profit's legitimacy. Rhys Ifans, Enduring Love, discusses his new acting project.
  • Richard Lugar, Paul Giamatti
    11/10/04
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    Senator Lugar analyzes the Iraq war. Paul Giamatti, Yale graduate, reflects on how he became an actor.
  • David Boies, Loretta Long
    11/9/04
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    David Boies, celebrity attorney, makes informed guesses on the next supreme court justice. Dr. Long is a celebrated educator and appears on Sesame Street as Nurse Susan.
  • Robert Redford, Walter Salles
    11/8/04
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    Producer Robert Redford and director Walter Salles discuss their new project (The Motorcycle Diaries) and the state of independent film-making.
  • Megan Mylan, Santino Majok Chuor, Jonathan Prince, Tom Verica
    Megan Mylan (producer of The Lost Boys of Sudan) and Santino Majok Chuor (one of the boys) explain the conditions in Sudan and the history of the documentary. American Dreams producer Jonathan Prince and star Tom Verico drop by to discuss why people like the show.
  • Michael Kinsley, Hank Azaria
    11/4/04
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    Michael Kinsley tells Tavis what went wrong in Kerry's campaign. Hank Azaria shares the importance of appreciating each and every day.
  • Barack Obama, Isaac Hayes
    11/3/04
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    Senator-elect Obama discusses his plans to end partisianship in the Senate. Musical superstar Isaac Hayes shares stories of his road to success.
  • Kimberlè Williams Crenshaw, Antonio Gonzalez, Arianna Huffington, Dennis Prager
    On the day of the election, Tavis continues a roundtable discussion devoted to politics.
  • Kimberlè Williams Crenshaw, Antonio Gonzalez, Arianna Huffington, Dennis Prager
    It's the eve of the election and Tavis hosts a roundtable discussion devoted to politics.
  • Elizabeth Edwards, Kiron Skinner
    10/29/04
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    Wife of Vice-Presidential candidate John edwards, Elizabeth Edwards, makes a plea to women voters. Dr. Skinner, foreign policy expert and Reagan scholar, reflects on how Reagan would respond to the U.S.' current global doctrine.
  • Bill Owens, Raphael Saadiq
    10/28/04
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    Governor Owens (R-Col) explains the proposed changes to the Electoral College on his state's ballot. Singer/Producer Raphael Saadiq performs a song and talks about the longevity of today's musicians.
  • Jamie Foxx
    Jamie Foxx
    Episode 191
    10/27/04
    8.5
    Jamie Foxx returns to the studio to discuss his performance in Ray and the Oscar buzz surrounding it.
  • Lincoln Chafee, Benjamin McKenzie
    10/26/04
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    Senator Chafee, GOP politician, discusses his dilemma. He doesn't want to vote for either Bush or Kerry. Actor Benjamin McKenzie (The O.C.) describes the pros and cons of being labeled an "overnight success".
  • Bill Nelson, Robert Kiyosaki
    10/25/04
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    Senator Nelson, Florida Democrat, describes having Bill Clinton back on the campaign trail. Hawaiian businessman, Robert Kiyosaki, discusses making money.
  • Richard Branson
    Richard Branson
    Episode 188
    10/22/04
    0.0
    CEO Richard Branson is a rebel billionaire who has been give a new reality television series.
  • Maya Angelou, Andy Borowitz
    10/21/04
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    Dr. Anjelou, famed poet, has written a cookbook, complete with personal stories to accompany recipes. Humor writer, Andy Borowitz, discusses America's polarization in politics.
  • Jonathan Alter, Walter Mosley
    10/20/04
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    Newsweek writer, Jonathan Alter, predicts last minute election strategies. Walter Mosley, author, encourages women and minorities to share their experiences through writing.
  • Ed Rendell, Lionel Chetwynd
    10/19/04
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    Governor Rendell of Pennsylvania contends that the suburban vote is key to winning his state's Electoral votes. Conservative filmmaker, Lionel Chetwynd, is releasing a new political documentary.
  • Alexandra Kerry, Taylor Hackford
    10/18/04
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    John Kerry's daughter defends her father's debate reference to Mary Cheney. Director Taylor Hackford is a bio-pic veteran. His newest offering is Ray, and he shares his memories of working with Ray Charles and Jamie Foxx.
  • Stanley Crouch, Rupert Everett
    10/15/04
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    Writer Stanley Crouch explains that we are surrounded by false information fed to us by the media. Rupert Everett expresses his opinion on President Bush. He's convinced Bush has divided all of Europe.
  • Rueben Martinez, John Spencer
    10/14/04
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    Rueben Martinez, entrepreneur, shares the story behind his 2004 MacArthur Fellowship win. John Spencer, Emmy award-winner, compares and contrasts the fictional administration in his television show, The West Wing, to the real administration in office.
  • Kimberlè Williams Crenshaw, Antonio Gonzalez, Dennis Prager, Debra Saunders
    Tavis hosts a roundtable discussion of the last Bush/Kerry presidential debate. His guests include: Law professor Kimberle Crenshaw, political activist Antonio Gonzales, radio talk show host Dennis Prager, and syndicated columnist Debra Saunders.
  • David Kay, Donna Richardson
    10/12/04
    0.0
    Dr. Kay, former Iraq weapons inspector, discusses the circumstances leading to his resignation. Fitness expert Donna Richardson explains the importance of being healthy from the inside out.
  • Billy Bob Thornton
    Billy Bob Thornton
    Episode 179
    10/11/04
    0.0
    Orscar-winning filmmaker and actor, Billy Bob Thornton, promotes his new film (Friday Night Lights) and discusses the lasting impact of his Arkansas roots.
  • Edward P. Jones, Lily Tomlin
    10/8/04
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    Edward P. Jones, Pulitzer Prize winner, shares his reasons for not driving or owning a cell phone. Legendary actress-comedienne, Lily Tomlin, discusses her new film and her desire to have this country's moral authority change direction.
  • George Allen, Mo'Nique
    10/7/04
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    Senator Allen from Virginia is confident the GOP will retain the Senate majority. Mo'Nique shares her confidence in her career and her looks.
  • Bob Graham, Kimberly Elise
    10/6/04
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    Senator Bob Graham of Florida is convinced Americans are rethinking President Bush. Kimberly Elise discusses her penchant for challenging roles.
  • Theodore Shaw, David O. Russell
    10/5/04
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    Theodore Shaw, director of the Legal Defense Fund, describes the vulnerabilty of the American vote since it is not constitutionally protected. David O. Russell, filmmker, explains his belief that at least 50 percent of the country want movies that make them think.
  • Bob Schieffer, Hill Harper
    10/4/04
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    CBS journalist Bob Schieffer discusses the reponsability of moderating the third Bush-Kerry debate. Hill Harper recounts the journey from Yale Law School to acting on CSI: NY.
  • Alvin Drew, Wanda Sykes
    10/1/04
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    NASA specialist Alvin Drew remembers why he wanted to become an astronaut. Comdienne Wanda Sykes reflects on the freedom that comes with the age of 40.
  • John Dean, John Ridley, Leslie Sanchez, Connie Rice
    Tavis hosts a debate roundtable to discuss the Presidential debate. Former White House advisor, John Dean; lawyer Connie Rice; undecided voter John Ridley; and Rebuplican strategist Leslie Sanchez join him in the analysis.
  • Howard Dean, Branford Marsalis
    9/29/04
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    Former Presidential candidate, Dr. Dean, promotes his new book and anticipates the next night's presidential debate. Branford Marsalis, legendary jazz saxophonist, promotes his newest project.
  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Doug Nelson
    9/28/04
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    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (noted environmentalist) judges Bush as the worst environmental president. Doug Nelson, from the Annie E. Casey foundation, desires all children to graduate from high school.
  • Bill Richardson, Neil deGrasse Tyson
    9/27/04
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    Governor Richardson (New Mexico) analyzes the different debate styles of Kerry an Bush. Dr. Tyson (astrophysicist) promotes his idea that everyone should be familiar and comfortable with the basics of science.
  • Jim Wallis, Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker
    Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourner magazine, analyzes the impact ofreligion on the election. Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, actors and real life couple, share the complexities of dating and working together.
  • Robin Wright, Lalah Hathaway
    9/23/04
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    Robin Wright, journalist for The Washington Post, explains the U.N.'s view of the United States. Singer Lalah Hathaway discusses honoring her father's legacy.
  • Nancy Pelosi, Felicity Huffman
    9/22/04
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    Representative Pelosi reveals six core values that comprise the Democrat's new Partnership for America's Future. Felicity Huffman promotes her new ABC series, Desperate Housewives.
  • Jill Scott
    Jill Scott
    Episode 165
    9/21/04
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    Jill Scott wishes to be an artist who will pass the test of time. She discusses her Grammy nomination and performs from her new CD.
  • Joe Lockhart, Michael K. Williams
    9/20/04
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    Kerry advisor Joe Lockhart explains the rough side of politics. Michael K. Williams, from The Wire, reflects on the effects a facial scar had on his career.
  • Aretha Franklin
    Aretha Franklin
    Episode 163
    9/17/04
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    The Queen of Soul visits with Tavis as she readies herself for her first L.A. concert appearance in over 20 years.
  • Norman Lear, Geoffrey Canada
    9/16/04
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    Legendary television producer, Norman Lear, encourages voting. Geoffrey Canada, noted children's issues advocate, discusses the failure rate of African American children in public schools.
  • Bill Press, John C. Reilly
    9/15/04
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    Bill Press discusses his new book, Bush Must Go. Character actor John C. Reilly shares how he chooses roles.
  • Anita Baker
    Anita Baker
    Episode 160
    9/14/04
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    Musician Anita Baker shares her love of Detroit, the collaboration in creating her music, and her new song.
  • Blair Underwood, Jasmine Guy, Wren T. Brown, Neal Kendall
    For Tavis' birthday, some of his friends conduct a roundtable discussion on the meaning of 40.
  • Lynette Khalfani, Al Jarreau
    9/10/04
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    Lynette Khalfani, personal finance expert, tries to explain the differences between 'good' and 'bad' credit. Al Jarreau treats Tavis to music from his new jazz CD.
  • David Hyde Pierce, Reginald Hudlin
    9/9/04
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    Actor David Hyde Pierce shares his family's history with Alzheimer's (both his father and grandfather suffered with the disease). Reginald Hudlin, filmmaker, discusses African Americans' influence on world trends.
  • Jennifer Granholm, Jeff Stetson
    9/8/04
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    Governor Granholm (Michigan) describes her view of our nation's state. Jeff Stetson promotes his new book, Blood of Leaves.
  • Cornel West, Neve Campbell
    9/7/04
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    Dr. West, Princeton professor, promotes his new book Democracy Matters. Neve Campbell joins Tavis to discuss her new credit as producer.
  • Charles Jordan, Aaron Eckhart
    9/6/04
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    Charles Jordan from the Conservation Fund expresses the need for more minorities to join the environmental movement. Aaron Eckhart discusses the darkness in his new film, Suspect Zero.
  • Pat Buchanan, Sean Combs
    9/3/04
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    Journalist Pat Buchanan discusses his book, Where the Right Went Wrong. P. Diddy (Sean Combs) is a hip-hop mogul determined to inspire youth to be more politically active through his "Vote or Die!" campaign.
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison, David Brooks, Ann Coulter
    Tavis discusses Republican politics with Senator Hutchison of Texas, New York Times columnist David Brooks, and political analyst (and noted conservative) Ann Coulter.
  • Tim Russert, Christine Todd Whitman
    9/1/04
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    The microphone turns as Tavis interviews Tim Russert, Meet the Press host. Christine Todd Whitman, former New Jersey governor and current EPA chief, discusses her environmental policies.
  • Duncan Hunter, J. Kenneth Blackwell, Jennifer Millerwise
    Three important Republicans join Tavis--Representative Hunter (chair of the House Armed Services Committee), J. Kenneth Blackwell (Ohio's Secretary of State), and Jennifer Millerwise (spokeswoman for the Bush-Cheney campaign).
  • Rod Paige, J.C. Watts, Bob Barr
    8/30/04
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    Education Secretary Rod Paige joins former Congressmen J.C. Watts and Bob Barr from the Republican National Convention.
  • Matthew Scott, Sanaa Lathan
    8/28/04
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    Financial editor of Black Enterprise, Matthew Scott advises African Americans on the importance to pass wealth to the next generation. Actress Sanaa Lathan promotes her new film Alian vs. Predator.
  • Bill Maher
    Bill Maher
    Episode 147
    8/26/04
    0.0
    Bill Maher, outspoken comedian and talk show host, gears up for his 2nd season on Real Time. He also voices opinions on next week's GOP convention.
  • Bob Taft, Michael Franti
    8/25/04
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    Bob Taft, Governer of Ohio, expands on why Ohio is key to the Presidential election. Musician Michael Franti performs his new song and discusses his unique performing style.
  • Ed Welburn, Mark Ruffalo
    8/24/04
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    Ed Welburn, VP of design for General Motors, describes what makes him an innovator in his field. Mark Ruffalo ponders the consequences of fame.
  • Tom Cruise, Jada Pinkett Smith
    8/23/04
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    Tom Cruise and Jada Pinkett Smith appear together to promote their new film Collateral and to discuss the challenges of being on Hollywood's A list.
  • Aletha Adams, Michael Michele
    8/6/04
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    Aletha Adams gives financial literacy advice during "the road to wealth" segment. Michael Michele, star of Kevin Hill, remembers growing up biracial in Middle America.
  • Barbara Lee, Alan Ball
    8/5/04
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    California Representative Lee promotes her idea that independent monitors oversee the upcoming election. Alan Ball, creator of the hit show Six Feet Under, ponders America's preoccupation with death.
  • Muhammad Ali, Lonnie Ali, Ian Smith
    8/4/04
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    Muhammad and Lonnie Ali tell Tavis about the new Muhammad Ali center in Kentucky. Dr. Smith, a columnist for Men's Health, describes the differences in health care in the U.S.
  • Robert Greenwald, Kadiatou Diallo, Kelly Anderson
    Robert Greenwald, filmmaker, shares the impact media can have on elections. Kadiatou Diallo (activist) and Kelly Anderson (filmmaker) appear together to discuss police misconduct.
  • Marc Racicot, Aaron McGruder
    8/2/04
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    Marc Racicot, chair of the '04 Bush-Cheney campaign, compares Bush's political successes against Kerry's voting record. Aaron McGruder, creator of The Boondocks, elaborates on the dangers of actors trying to be political leaders.
  • Harold Ford, Ellen Tauscher, Peter Jennings

    Representative Ford discusses his role as the co-chair of Kerry campaign. Representative Tauscher joins the discussion on the Democratic party. Peter Jennings shares memories from his long and diverse television journalism career.

  • Barack Obama, Al Sharpton, Donna Brazile, Arianna Huffington
    Tavis talks to a previous star of the Democratic party, Rev. Al Sharpton and a rising star, Barack Obama. Analysts Donna Brazile and Arianna Huffington join in the talk.
  • Joe Biden, Kwame Kilpatrick
    7/28/04
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    Senator Biden, the ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee, analyzes the imapct of foreign policy on the Presidential elections. Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick discusses Edwards joining Kerry's ticket, Detroit, and the state of the Democratic party.
  • Howard Dean, Barbara Boxer, Richard Dreyfuss
    Governer Dean drops by to talk about Democrats. Senator Boxer discusses the Democratic agenda. And, actor/activist Richard Dreyfuss makes an appearance as a well-known Democrat.
  • Bill Clinton, Mack McLarty
    7/26/04
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    Tavis begins coverage of the Democratic national convention. Former President Bill Clinton and his Chief of Staff Mack McLarty analyze the Democrats.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    Episode 134
    7/23/04
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    Denzel Washington, two-time Oscar winner, shares his love of theater, the challenge he finds in directing, and why he remade The Manchurian Candidate.
  • Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee, Crystal McCrary
    Filmmaker Spike Lee gives his opinion on his film career, Michael Moore's documentary, and Bill cosby's controversial remarks. Authors Tonya Lewis Lee and Crystal McCrary appear together to promote their new book.
  • Bonnie Anderson, Maurice Green
    7/21/04
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    Journalist and Emmy award winner Bonnie Anderson promotes her new book, a look at the world of TV news. Olympic sprinter Maurice Greene describes the difficult path to the Olympics in Athens.
  • Quincy Jones
    Quincy Jones
    Episode 131
    7/20/04
    0.0
    Music mogul, Quincy Jones, talks to Tavis about a variety of topics--the death of Ray Charles, the "We Are The Future" project, and the importance of helping others.
  • Stephen Flynn, Taye Diggs
    7/19/04
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    Dr. Flynn, homeland security expert, analyzes the 9/11 commission's findings. Actor Taye Diggs, star of new series Kevin Hill, describes the benefits and drawbacks of Hollywood.
  • Carmen Binladin, Jon Heder
    7/16/04
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    Carmen Binladin, sister to the world's most wanted man, has written a new book. Jon Heder discusses his recent sleeper hit, Napolean Dynomite.
  • Will Smith
    Will Smith
    Episode 128
    7/15/04
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    Rapper, actor, and family man--Will Smith talks about his varied career and promotes his new movie, I, Robot.
  • Gavin Newsom, Tony Danza
    7/14/04
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    San Francisco Mayor Newsom discusses the Senate's debate over gay marriage. Tony Danza reflets on his long career and his new talk show venture.
  • Carl Levin, Jeff Bridges
    7/13/04
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    Senator Levin discusses the differences between the administration pre- and post- war. Jeff Bridges, actor, discusses his movie choices and explains that he picks films he would like to watch.
  • Michael Isikoff, Damon Dash
    7/12/04
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    Tavis talks to Newsweek's Michael Isikoff about what effect terror threats might have on actual voting in the elections. Damon Dash, hip-hop mogul, discusses his expanding urban empire.
  • Bruce Willis, Cedric the Entertainer
    7/9/04
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    Actors Bruce Willis and Cedric the entertainer appear together to promote their joint theatre venture, Ephraim's Song. The event serves as a fundraiser and helps raise awareness of foster children's health issues.
  • William J. Bratton, Holly Robinson Peete
    William Bratton is L.A.'s top cop. Actress Holly Peete discusses her work with a Parkinson's charity.
  • Alonzo Mourning, Melissa Joan Hart
    7/7/04
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    Continuing Tavis' week long focus on health, NBA super star, Alonzo Mourning discusses the rare kidney disease that forced his retirement. And, Melissa Joan Hart talks about heart disease.
  • Colin Powell, Arianna Huffington
    7/6/04
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    Secretary of State Powell continues "The Road to Health" series by describing his battle with prostrate cancer. Arianna Huffington, author and journalist, analyzes the edition of Sen. Edwards to the Democratic ticket.
  • David Satcher, Della Reese
    7/5/04
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    Dr. Satcher, former Surgeon General, give a general analysis of the nation's health. Legendary performer, Della Reese, discusses life with diabetes.
  • Larry Flynt, Tamera Mowry
    7/2/04
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    Larry Flynt, never afraid to share his opinion, gives his impression of today's media. Actress Tamera Mowry is a twin. She shares the highs and lows of being identical in the business.
  • Helena Echegoyen, Todd Williams, Vince Flynn
    Filmmakers Helena Echegoyen and Todd Williams appear together to discuss their controversial new documentary The N-Word. Author Vince Flynn criticizes America's prisoner abuse and the appearance of a moral high ground.
  • Michael Kinsley, Willem Dafoe
    6/30/04
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    The New Republic's former editor Michael Kinsley discusses his new position with the L.A. Times. Willem Dafoe shares the secret to avoid typecasting.
  • Michael Moore, Erica Kennedy
    6/29/04
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    Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore discusses his new documentary, Fahrenheit 9/11. Erica Kennedy examines the power and cultural influence of hip-hop.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    Episode 115
    6/28/04
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    Former President Bill Clinton talks to Tavis about his new book, America's values, terrorism vs. communism, John Kerry, and Black America.
  • D.L. Hughley, Travis Tritt
    6/25/04
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    D.L. Hughley, comedian, describes similarities between Reagan and Clinton. Travis Tritt, country music star, shares memories of his relationship with Ray Charles.
  • Evan Bayh, Joely Richardson
    6/24/04
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    Indiana Senator Bayh is a potential Democratic VP candidate. He criticizes diversity in the Senate. Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck) discusses her cutting edge television show.
  • Donna Brazile, Henry Hill
    6/23/04
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    Democratic advisor Donna Brazile assesses diversity in Senator Kerry's Presidential campaign. Mobster Henry Hill elaborates on witness protection.
  • Kristin Forbes, Ben Stein
    6/22/04
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    A member of the Council of Economic Advisors, Kristin Forbes, drops by the studio to discuss the G8 summit. Ben Stein (economist, funnyman, and game show host) promotes his new book--a comical guide to personal finance.
  • Joe Conason, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans
    Journalist Joe Conason responds to a 60 Minutes interview with former President Clinton. Marlon and Shawn Wayans appear together to discuss family members working together in a creative environment.
  • Mark Cuban, Morris Day
    6/18/04
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    Mark Cuban, entrepeneur and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, describes his new reality television show, The Benefactor. Morris Day promotes his new CD.
  • Charles Ogletree, James Garner
    6/17/04
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    Professor Ogletree, Harvard law, assesses the resegregation of America and its consequences. James Garner, noted actor and WWII veteran (recipient of Purple Heart), shares his opinions on the Iraq war.
  • David Brooks, Paul Rodriguez
    6/16/04
    0.0
    New York Times columnist and noted conservative, David Brooks, analyzes nation building. Paul Rodriguez, comedian, shares memories and observations from his recent USO tour.
  • Jehane Noujaim, Hassan Ibrahim, Allen Hughes
    Allen Hughes talks about directing his new TV series. Jehane Noujaim and Hassan Ibrahim take Tavis behind the scenes of Al-Jazeera.
  • Richard Holbrooke, Alice Randall
    6/14/04
    0.0
    Former United Nations Ambassador Holbrooke assesses the upcoming transfer of power in Iraq. Alice Randall describes her new novel.
  • David Milch, CeCe Winans
    6/11/04
    0.0
    David Milch, TV writer, discusses the connection between drug abuse and creativity. CeCe Winans, gospel singer, remembers growing up in large and musical family.
  • Clifford Alexander, Henry Rollins
    6/10/04
    0.0
    Former Army Secretary, Clifford Alexander, critiques the new stop-loss policy for the U.S. army in Iraq. Henry Rollins shares memories from his recent U.S.O. tour.
  • Newt Gingrich, Janice Bryant Howroyd
    6/9/04
    0.0
    Former Speaker of the House Gingrich ponders former President Reagan's legacy. Janice Bryant Howroyd, entrepeneur and owner of one of the largest black-owned businesses, shares secrets of her success.
  • Jim Ellis, Everlast
    Jim Ellis, Everlast
    Episode 101
    6/8/04
    0.0
    Jim Ellis, from BusinessWeek, attempts to counsel recent college graduates on financial planning. Everlast, musician, shares moments form his recovery from a heart attack at age 27.
  • Chuck Hagel, Jon Cryer
    6/7/04
    0.0
    Senator Hagel addresses George Tenet's resignation and reflects on Ronald Reagan's legacy. Jon Cryer, actor, gives his opinion on reality tv.
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Episode 99
    5/28/04
    0.0
    Alanis Morissette shares life after her mega-hit album Jagged Little Pill. She, also, performs her new single.
  • Melvin Van Peeble, Mario Van Peebles, Joe Lamond
    Melvin and Mario Van Peebles appear together as both father-son and filmmaker to discuss their new project. Joe Lamond wants to increase music education in schools.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    Episode 97
    5/26/04
    0.0
    Comedic legend Bill Cosby returns to discuss a serious topic. He addresses recent comments he made that started a firestorm. He defends himself by saying he was calling African-Americans to action to "turn the mirror on ourselves".
  • Gore Vidal, Talib Kweli
    5/25/04
    0.0
    Gore Vidal, writer, explores the complex relationship between freedom of speech/press and criticism of government. Talib Kweli, rapper, is working to combine mainsteam hip-hop and underground artists.
  • Joseph Wilson, Nelly Furtado
    5/24/04
    0.0
    Joseph Wilson, former Ambassador, shares his view of lies he believes led to the Iraqi war. Nelly Furtado reflects on her second album and her new job as mom.
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabar, Glenn Close
    5/21/04
    0.0
    Basketball legend and new author, Kareem Abdul-Jabar, describes his new book about WWII's forgotten soldiers. Glenn Close shares her love of risk in the roles she chooses.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    Episode 93
    5/20/04
    0.0
    Dr. Angelou (writer, poet, and activist) ponders ignorance in today's world and how we can overcome it.
  • Suzan-Lori Parks, Dierks Bentley
    5/19/04
    0.0
    Suzan-Lori Parks recounts the 3 days it took to write her Pulitzer winning play. Dierks Bentley describes his desire to combine traditional country sounds and younger audiences.
  • Leonard Pitts, Guy Pearce
    5/18/04
    0.0
    Journalist Leonard Pitts shares his feelings of validation after winning the Pulitzer. Guy Pearce describes the effort it takes to act and sing in his new project.
  • Ted Kennedy, Wade Henderson
    5/17/04
    0.0
    Senator Kennedy and Wade Henderson (Executive Director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights) celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landmark civil rights case, Brown v. Board.
  • Morgan Spurlock, Jack Ashford, Eddie Willis
    Morgan Spurlock discusses what inspires him, especially for his upcoming documentary. Jack Ashford and Eddie Willis (The Funk Brothers) share the stage and stories about finally gaining recognition.
  • Jesse Jackson Sr., Ice T, Neal Baer
    5/13/04
    0.0
    Reverend Jackson assesses the impact of recently released Iraqi prisoner abuse stories and photos. Ice T (actor) and Neal Baer (executive producer) lead Tavis backstage on Law & Order: SVU.
  • Cheryl Brown Henderson, Blair Underwood, Sharon Baker
    Cheryl Brown Henderson continues the discussionon Brown vs. Board. Blair Underwood (actor) and Sharon Baker (filmmaker) join together to share the impact of the documentary With All Deliberate Speed: The Legacy of Brown v. Board.
  • Bill Moyers, Stanley Nelson
    5/11/04
    0.0
    Bill Moyers, journalist, discusses Brown vs. Board of Education and its unfinished business. Stanley Nelson, filmmaker, shares information about the reopening of the Emmett Till case.
  • Lani Guinier, Patti LaBelle
    5/10/04
    0.0
    Lani Guinier, Harvard law professor, assesses the unfinished business left by Brown versus Board of Education. Singer Patti LaBelle shares reflections on her long, successful career.
  • Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher
    5/7/04
    0.0
    Mother's Day brings 2 Hollywood legends--mother and daughter Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. The two discuss Hollywood and their upcoming mother-daughter presentation.
  • John Kerry
    John Kerry
    Episode 83
    5/6/04
    0.0
    Presidential hopeful Senator Kerry explains his position on several issues. Topics include: Iraq, healthcare, taxes, and Warren Buffet's support.
  • Carl Reiner, Laurie David
    5/5/04
    0.0
    Carl Reiner discusses his lasting impact on comedy. Producer Laurie David dons her activist hat and discusses the worsening environment.
  • Judith Miller, Dennis Haysbert
    5/4/04
    0.0
    Judith Miller writes frequently about terrorism. Her focus today is biological warfare. Dennis Haysbert, actor, discusses his career choices.
  • Lamar Alexander, Gary Sinise
    5/3/04
    0.0
    Senator Alexander (TN) explains the U.S.'s unfinished agenda in education. Gary Sinise, actor, describes his new charity project--Operation Iraqi Children.
  • Pierce Brosnan
    Pierce Brosnan
    Episode 79
    4/30/04
    0.0
    Pierce Brosnan ponders his career choices and his private life away from the camera.
  • Clarence Page, Iyanla Vanzant
    4/29/04
    0.0
    Journalist Clarence Page examines both President Bush and Vuce-President Cheney and their complex relationship with the 9/11 commission. Iyanla Vanzant, author, discusses her strategies for dealing with tradgedy.
  • Joe Lieberman, Rhian Benson
    4/28/04
    0.0
    Senator Lieberman, former Presidential hopeful, analyzes US foreign relations. Singer Rhian Benson reflects on her unique rise to stardom and her recent critical acclaim.
  • Loretta Sanchez, Constance Marie
    4/27/04
    0.0
    Representative Sanchez explains U.S. deployment in Iraq. Actress Constance Marie has two primetime roles.
  • Fareed Zakaria, Van Hunt
    4/26/04
    0.0
    Dr. Zakaria provides perspective on economics and politics. Van Hunt performs a song and discusses his inspiration.
  • Clifford May, George Wallace
    4/23/04
    0.0
    Terror analyst, Clifford May, assesses the war in Iraq. Comic George Wallace explains why Las Vegas audiences are demanding.
  • Cokie Roberts, Bill Lester
    4/22/04
    0.0
    Cokie Roberts, journalist and political analyst, discusses Ralph Nader's effect on the Presidential election. Bill Lester, NASCAR racer, explains racing's drive to diversify its audience.
  • John Dean, Dule Hill
    4/21/04
    0.0
    John Dean, a former adivisor to President Nixon, defends his new book, Worse Than Watergate: The Scret Presidency of George W. Bush. Dule Hill shares hhis love of tap dancing.
  • Arianna Huffington, CCH Pounder
    4/20/04
    0.0
    Arianna Huffington, columnist and independant news guru, analyzes why the two-party system needs to be fixed. CCH Pounder shares the secret of keeping your own identity in L.A.
  • John McCain, David Duchovny
    4/19/04
    0.0
    Senator McCain analyzes the situation in Iraq and the 9/11 commission. David Duchovny shares the challenges he finds in comedy roles.
  • Smokey Robinson, Kim Delaney
    4/16/04
    0.0
    Smokey Robinson shares his darkest stories. Kim Delaney shares how she chooses her acting roles.
  • Jane Harman, Kevin Hart
    4/15/04
    0.0
    Representative Harman wants to reorder American intelligence and defense. Kevin Hart discusses balancing a sit-com and film career.
  • Larry King
    Larry King
    Episode 67
    4/14/04
    0.0
    Larry King, talk show host, finds himself on the other side of the microphone. He shares his secret to career longevity and his passion for baseball from his new book.
  • Raymond Tanter, Paul Bettany
    4/13/04
    0.0
    Dr. Tanter, a foreign relations expert, analyzes 9/11 warnings. British film star, Paul Bettany, assesses his promising career.
  • Jon Corzine, Valerie Morris
    4/12/04
    0.0
    Senator Corzine on the 9/11 commission and what the teestimony means. CNNfn's Valerie Morris advises viewers on their taxes.
  • Jamie Foxx
    Jamie Foxx
    Episode 64
    4/9/04
    0.0
    Jamie Foxx tells Tavis avout the controversy surrounding his real-life character in the TV movie, Redemption.
  • George Carlin
    George Carlin
    Episode 63
    4/8/04
    0.0
    George Carlin analyzes American hysteria and the media's tie to it.
  • Gwen Ifill, Flea
    Gwen Ifill, Flea
    Episode 62
    4/7/04
    0.0
    Journalist Gwen Ifill talks about the current political climate. Flea discusses his passion for music-making.
  • Ellen Tauscher, Randy Jackson
    4/6/04
    0.0
    Representative Tauscher discusses the U.S. military in Iraq. Randy Jackson, producer, analyzes what it takes to be an American Idol.
  • Mario Cuomo, Bow Wow, Solange Knowles
    Mario Cuomo analyzes the G.O.P.'s chances in the fall. Bow WoW and Solange Knowled appear together to discuss being a teenager in show business.
  • James Bolden, Edward James Olmos
    4/2/04
    0.0
    James Bolden, Memphis police cheif, reflects on changes in his department since the death of Martin Luther King. Edward James Olmos promotes his PBS series, American Family.
  • Nona Gaye, Michael Eric Dyson
    4/1/04
    0.0
    Nona Gaye and Dr. Dyson appear together to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's death. She shares memories and stories about her father. He reflects on the singer's legend.
  • Kevin Spacey, Ryan Gosling, Matthew Ryan Hoge, David Milch
    Kevin Spacey, Ryan Gosling, Matthew Ryan Hoge discuss violence and its effects on a community, family, and friends. David Milch tries to revive westerns on TV.
  • H. Lee Scott
    H. Lee Scott
    Episode 56
    3/30/04
    0.0
    H. Lee Scott, CEO and President of Wal-Mart, gives a rare interview. He reflects on steering one of the largest companies in the world.
  • Barack Obama, Jim Belushi
    3/29/04
    0.0
    Barack Obama discusses his Senate hopes. Jim Belushi balances his career, family and music.
  • Steve James, Randy Quaid
    3/26/04
    0.0
    Steve James promotes the PBS series The New Americans. Randy Quaid reflects on 35 years in show business.
  • Janet Clayton, Steven Leder
    3/25/04
    0.0
    Janet Clayton discusses America's reactions to possible warnings about 9/11. Steven Leder advises on the value of money.
  • Robert Young Pelton, LaTonya King
    3/24/04
    0.0
    Robert Young Pelton discusses his unique brand of journalism--the challenges and the danger. LaTonya King on her career.
  • DMX, Kevin Smith
    DMX, Kevin Smith
    Episode 51
    3/23/04
    0.0
    DMX on the music business. Kevin Smith shares stories about filming Jersey Girl.
  • Howard Dean
    Howard Dean
    Episode 50
    3/22/04
    0.0
    Governer Dean analyzes what went wrong during his Presidential campaign. He also covers the state of the Democratic party, the black vote, and his support of Sen. Kerry.
  • Walter Yetnikoff, Kool Moe Dee
    3/19/04
    0.0
    Walter Yetnikoff reflects on sobriety. Kool Moe Dee criticizes the role of capitalism in hip-hop.
  • Matt Miller, Edwidge Danticat
    3/18/04
    0.0
    Matt Miller shares his opinionon what changes are needed in the US. Edwidge Danticat responds to the upheaval in Haiti, her native country.
  • Steven Weber, Carl Jeffers
    3/17/04
    0.0
    Steven Weber shares his opinion on reality tv. Carl Jeffers on community service.
  • Lawrence O'Donnell, Chris Spencer
    3/16/04
    0.0
    Lawrence O'Donnell analyzes the complex political environment. Comedian Chris Spencer explains his new TV role.
  • Mark Wahlberg, Leslie Neale
    3/15/04
    0.0
    Mark Wahlberg discusses his new role of producer on the documentary Juvies about juveniles incarcerated. Leslie Neale joins him as the director on the project.
  • Ralph Nader, Richie Sambora
    3/5/04
    0.0
    Ralph Nader responds to critics of his Presidential bid. Richie Sambora, member of the band Bon Jovi, ponders his long career in the music business.
  • Bill Frist, Nelson George
    3/4/04
    0.0
    Senator Frist defends his position on gay marriage. Nelson George discusses the 1980's.
  • Charles Rangel, LisaGay Hamilton
    3/3/04
    0.0
    Representative Rangel (from New York) speculates on Senator Kerry's presidential chances. LisaGay Hamilton discusses her new documentary on HBO.
  • Michael Medved, Michael Ealy
    3/2/04
    0.0
    Michael Medved examines The Passion of the Christ as a film critic. Michael Ealy explores typecasting by appearance and past roles.
  • Maxine Waters, Suze Orman
    3/1/04
    0.0
    Representative Waters explains the complex situation in Haiti. Suze Orman suggests solutions for social security.
  • Errol Morris, John McGinley
    2/27/04
    0.0
    Errol Morris, filmaker, explores the lessons of the vietnam war. John McGinley shares the story of his son and how having a down's syndrome child will change your life.
  • Kevin Nealon, Mekhi Phifer
    2/26/04
    0.0
    Kevin Nealon discusses today's political issues. Mekhi Phifer on how he accidentally found acting
  • Jonathan Alter, Anthony Anderson
    2/25/04
    0.0
    Jonathan Alter sums up President Bush's re-election chances. Anthony Anderson on creating his own series for television.
  • KRS-ONE, Andy Serkis
    2/24/04
    5.4
    KRS-ONE presents the state of hip-hop. Andy Serkis explans the complexity of mixing technology and acting--especially in his Lord of the Rings role.
  • Barbara Boxer, Cedric the Entertainer
    2/23/04
    0.0
    Senator Boxer from California comments on gay unions and marriage. Cedric the Entertainer gives his opinion on what the limits should be in comedy (if any).
  • Louis Farrakhan
    Louis Farrakhan
    Episode 34
    2/20/04
    0.0
    Tavis and Rev. Farrakhan debate reparations.
  • Prince
    Prince
    Episode 33
    2/19/04
    0.0
    Tavis scores a rare interview with pop legend, Prince. He also performs live on the show and shares a sneak peek of his new video.
  • Kanye West, Kathy Ireland
    2/17/04
    0.0
    Kanye West on his record companies issues with his style. Kathy Ireland on being a brand name and why she wanted it.
  • Stuart Scott, Michelle Singletary
    2/16/04
    0.0
    ESPN's Stuart Scott ponders the tie between integrity and reputation. Michelle Singletary discusses America's "label" society.
  • Arsenio Hall
    Arsenio Hall
    Episode 30
    2/13/04
    0.0
    Arsenio talks to Tavis about his own talk show, the ever-changing business, and control of his own life.
  • Marcia Gay Harden, Floetry
    2/12/04
    0.0
    Marcia Gay Harden ponders the effect of children on her career. Musical group Floetry sits down to discuss neo-soul as a musical genre.
  • Rep. Harold Ford, Carrie Fisher
    2/11/04
    0.0
    Rep. Ford evaluates the primaries. Carrie Fisher on the differences between screenwriting, writing, and acting.
  • Chuck D, Joe Eszterhas
    2/10/04
    0.0
    Chuck D on politics and America's young voters. Joe Eszterhas ponders the changes in his life away from Hollywood.
  • Tom Daschle, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
    Sen. Daschle discusses his party's chances in the upcoming election. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis talk about their lucrative producing partnership.
  • Ed Gillespie, Afeni Shakur and Jasmine Guy
    Republican National Chairman Ed Gillespie discusses the GOP and the upcoming elections. Afeni Shakur and Jasmine Guy share what inspired their new book.
  • J. Kenneth Blackwell, Donnie McClurkin
    J. Kenneth Blackwell responds to Ohio's gay marriage ban. Donnie McClurkin discusses his career.
  • Harry Belafonte
    Harry Belafonte
    Episode 23
    2/4/04
    0.0
    Harry Belafonte is the son of immigrants. How has this affected his views of America? He also gives advice to those struggling to find purpose.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    Episode 22
    2/3/04
    0.0
    Toni Morrison covers a variety of topics. She answers critics who classify her writing and gives advice to struggling writers trying to get published.
  • Al Sharpton, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
    2/2/04
    0.0
    Rev. Sharpton on his presidential hopes. Dr. Gates discusses America Beyond the Color Line, his PBS documentary.
  • Danny Glover, Marvin Lewis
    1/30/04
    0.0
    Does activism effect acting careers? Danny Glover discusses his own experience. Marvin Lewis talks about the NFL's hiring practices.
  • Christopher Hitchens, Mo'nique
    1/29/04
    0.0
    Christopher Hitchens analyzes the effectiveness of the Bush-Blair alliance in Iraq. Mo'Nique discusses combining comedy and consciousness.
  • William Kristol, Pam Grier
    1/28/04
    0.0
    William Kristol analyzes the G.O.P.'s chances in this year's races. Pam Grier analyzes her longevity in entertainment.
  • Jeff Zucker
    Jeff Zucker
    Episode 17
    1/27/04
    0.0
    Jeff Zucker tells Tavis the secret to his success. He also discusses diversity on TV.
  • Dee Dee Myers, Aisha Tyler
    1/26/04
    0.0
    Dee Dee Myers assesses the candidates in terms of the upcoming New Hampshire primary. Aisha Tyler shares observations from her new book.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson, Tom Arnold
    1/23/04
    0.0
    NASA and the future of space travel is duscussed with Sen. Bill Nelson. Tom Arnold discusses politics in his home state of Iowa.
  • Bill Maher
    Bill Maher
    Episode 14
    1/22/04
    0.0
    Bill Maher addresses multiple topics, including the President's State of the Union and his own struggle with media scrutiny and controversy.
  • J.C. Watts, Deepak Chopra
    1/21/04
    0.0
    J.C. Watts analyzes the G.O.P. and their presedential chances. Dr. Chopra shares views on what it means to be healthy.
  • Donna Brazile, Gary Dourdan
    1/20/04
    0.0
    Donna Brazile discusses her predictions for the Iowa caucuses. Gary Dourdan ponds his resolve to evolve as an artist in every medium he attempts.
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
    1/19/04
    0.0
    Jesse Jackson discusses Dr. King--his legacy, his holiday, and his assassination
  • Susan Estrich, Judge Joe Brown
    1/16/04
    0.0
    Susan Estrich predicts the Iowa caucuses. The Judge reflects on James Earl Ray and the impact his trial had on America.
  • Dr. Cornel West, Phillip Seymour Hoffman
    Dr. West debates impeachment for President Bush. Phillip Seymour Hoffman tells about his 2000 election documentary and the effect it had on his political activism.
  • Carol Mosley Braun, Mandy Moore
    1/14/04
    0.0
    The former Senator discusses her bid for the White House. Mandy Moore talks about her latest project.
  • Jesse Jackson Jr, Anthony Minghella
    1/13/04
    0.0
    Jesse Jackson Jr. gives his reasons for backing Howard Dean. Anthony Minghella gives his strategy for writing and directing a project.
  • Gary Hart, Djimon Hounsou
    1/12/04
    0.0
    Gary Hart gives his opinions on this year's presidential candidates. Djimon Hounsou discusses his unusual road to stardom.
  • Essie May Washington Williams, Tracy Morgan
    Ms. Williams talks about her relationship with her father, Senator Strom Thurmond. Tracy Morgan discusses his new sit-com.
  • Wesley Clark, Master P
    1/8/04
    0.0
    The General, a Presidential hopeful, discusses national defense. Master P, hip hop mogul, discusses the industry that he's helped establish.
  • "Magic" Johnson
    "Magic" Johnson
    Episode 3
    1/7/04
    0.0
    The L.A. Laker legend analyzes the problems with the Lakers. He also discusses life after the N.B.A., living with H.I.V., and his business philosophy.
  • Newt Gingrich, Wren T. Brown
    1/6/04
    0.0
    Newt Gingrich discusses the White House, the war in Iraq, and his new book. Wren T. Brown talks about his role as a black conservative on the sit-com, Whoopi.
  • Bill Cosby; Al Jarreau
    1/5/04
    0.0
    In our inaugural episode, Bill Cosby chats with Tavis about life and his new book, I Am What I Ate...and I'm Frightened!!!; and special musical guest Al Jarreau sings Jacaranda Bougainvillea to close the show.