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The Tavis Smiley Show

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The Tavis Smiley Show is a high-energy exchange of views, information and insight. The weekly show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations. Tavis engages commentators and guests in substantive and provocative discussions on a wide range of topics including: politics, health, finance, sports, technology and pop culture. An insightful exploration of the issues that matter from fresh, diverse points of view is the show's hallmark.More from The Tavis Smiley Show »

Most Recent Episodes

A Black History Month Special: "Memories of the Movement"

"The Tavis Smiley Show" Presents: "Memories of the Movement"

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Exploring Trump's Popularity; Putin's Imperial Gamble; Patti Smith's Second Memoir

This week's guests: pollster and pundit Frank Luntz; veteran broadcast journalist Marvin Kalb; singer-songerwriter Patti Smith

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In Memoriam: Glenn Frey, 1948-2016

A tribute to singer, songwriter and Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey.

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An In-Depth Look at "The Covenant with Black America: Ten Years Later"

This week's guests: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Prof. Keith Wailoo; Alicia Garza and Rashad Robinson; Russlynn Ali and Dr. Julianne Malveaux; Erin Brockovich and Wendell Pierce; Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Connie Rice.

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"Star Wars: The Force Awakens": Behind the Scenes with J.J. Abrams and John Williams

This week's guests: J.J. Abrams and John Williams

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SCOTUS Hears Affirmative Action, Voting Rights Cases; Mitch Albom on the Transformative Po...

This week's guests: UC Berkeley law professor Melissa Murray; author Mitch Albom; singer-songwriter Joss Stone

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Slavoj Žižek Takes On Political Correctness; Exploring Africa's Growing Economies

This week's guests: philosopher Slavoj Žižek; entrepreneur and author Sangu Delle

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Linking the Legacy of Allen Dulles to the Paris Attacks; the Goals of Black Lives Matter; ...

This week's guests: Salon.com founder David Talbot; Dr. Melina Abdullah, chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles; folk singer Judy Collins.

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Rula Jebreal on U.S.-Israel Relations; The Importance of Arts and Humanities Education; Di...

This week's guests: journalist and foreign policy analyst Rula Jebreal; Huntington Library president Laura Skandera Trombley; Dick Van Dyke

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