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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 »

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

This week's guests: 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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Gloria Steinem's Life on the Road; U.S. Strategy in the Middle East; The Heyday of Detroit

This week's guests: feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem; Middle East analyst Gayle Tzemach Lemmon; author and journalist David Maraniss

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Innovations in STEM Education; How the Courts Abet Bad Cops; A New Case for Dr. Kay Scarpetta

This week's guests: Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III; Gerry Spence; Patricia Cornwell

This week's guests: Sen. Bernie Sanders; Harvard Law Prof. Larry Lessig; poet and author S. Pearl Sharp

This week's guests: former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich; "History Detectives" host Dr. Tukufu Zuberi; "Sesame Street" actress and writer Sonia Manzano

Ringo Starr: Portraits of Life with The Beatles and Beyond

This week's guest: Ringo Starr

Why the Voting Rights Act is Under Fire; "Meet the Patels"; Johnny Mathis Turns 80

This week's guests: journalist Ari Berman; actor/director Ravi Patel; Johnny Mathis

This week's guests: Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate; Sen. Lindsey Graham, Republican presidential candidate; investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen.

This week's guests: Richard Haass, president, Council on Foreign Relations; Hussam Ayloush, executive director, Council on American-Islamic Relations Greater Los Angeles Area Chapter (CAIR-LA) and national chairman, Syrian American Council; bestselling author Salman Rushdie

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