The Tavis Smiley Show

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

Tribute to Prince

A special rebroadcast of two on air conversations between Tavis Smiley and music legend Prince, who passed away unexpectedly on April 21, 2016

Piers Morgan on US Election; Viet Thanh Nguyen on his latest book "Nothing Ever Dies"; Har...

This week's guests: Former CNN Host Piers Morgan; Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen; Actor Harry Lennix.

Piers Morgan on US Election; Viet Thanh Nguyen on his latest book "Nothing Ever Dies"; Har...

Friday, April 15, 2016

On this week's podcast: Amy Goodman, Host and Executive Producer of "Democracy Now!" talks on her latest book, "Democracy Now! Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America; Oscar-winner Sally Field on her latest film, "Hello My Name is Doris"; Comedian and Actor Andrew Dice Clay on his new show, "Dice".

Piers Morgan – Observations on the Presidential Race

On this week's podcast: Editor-At-Large for the British News Outlet "Daily Mail Online" and former CNN host, Piers Morgan on the Presidential race; economist and commentator, Dr. Julianne Malveaux on her new book, "Are We Better Off?"; Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on his book 'Nothing Ever Dies'; British MC, Little Simz on her meteoric rise.

CFR President on Fighting ISIS; How Prescription Painkillers Spurred the Opiate Epidemic; ...

This week's guests: Dr. Richard Haass; author Sam Quinones; Don Cheadle

CFR President on Fighting ISIS; How Prescription Painkillers Spurred the Opiate Epidemic; ...

Michael Dukakis Assesses the Presidential Campaigns; Harry Lennix Discusses His "Batman v ...

This week's guests: 1988 Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis; actor Harry Lennix.

Michael Dukakis Assesses the Presidential Campaigns; Harry Lennix Discusses His "Batman v ...

Panel: The Future of the U.S. Supreme Court

This week's guests: Prof. Justin Driver, University of Chicago Law School; Prof. Melissa Murray, University of California at Berkeley Law School; Gabe Roth, founder and executive director, Fix the Court

How Latinos Will Influence the Nevada Primaries; Exploring "America's Original Sin"; Carlo...

This week's guests: Antonio Gonzalez and Thomas Saenz; Rev. Jim Wallis; Carlos Santana

How Latinos Will Influence the Nevada Primaries; Exploring "America's Original Sin"; Carlo...

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

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

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

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