http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365222124/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseThe renowned rocker?who describes himself as the progeny in equal measure of Stravinsky and Hendrix?imparts his unique wisdom on resisting pigeonholing.
/episodes/get/12392/episode/12392Tavis Smiley: Drummer-composer Stewart Copeland/episode-player/12392
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365215096/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseThe real-life hero of "Hotel Rwanda" reflects on his experience, 20 years ago, during one of the worst mass slaughters in modern history.
/episodes/get/12317/episode/12317Tavis Smiley: Hotel manager-turned-hero Paul Rusesabagina/episode-player/12317
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365214064/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseThe acclaimed author unpacks his text on the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history?the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
/episodes/get/12318/episode/12318Tavis Smiley: Writer Clay Risen/episode-player/12318
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365210010/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseNow a U.S. citizen, the former child slave opens up about her harrowing real-life story, as detailed in her book, "Hidden Girl," and her subsequent life in the U.S.
/episodes/get/12246/episode/12246Tavis Smiley: Human trafficking survivor-activist Shyima Hall/episode-player/12246
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365205813/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseLong regarded as one of the funniest comedians around, Conway recounts stories from his inspiring memoir, "What's So Funny?"/episodes/get/12176/episode/12176Tavis Smiley: Comedian-actor Tim Conway/episode-player/12176
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365005247/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseOne of few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which tackles issues of nationalism and identity in a post-9-11 world.
/episodes/get/8933http://wgby.org/episode/8933Tavis Smiley: Director Mira Nair/episode-player/8933
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365101601/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseThe award-winning director reflects on the Oscar buzz around his latest feature film, "12 Years a Slave."
/episodes/get/10633http://wgby.org/episode/10633Tavis Smiley: Filmmaker Steve McQueen/episode-player/10633
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365247359/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseBrooks reflects on his career and shares his thoughts on his classic Western spoof, "Blazing Saddles," 40 years later./episodes/get/12765http://wgby.org/episode/12765Tavis Smiley: Comedian-filmmaker Mel Brooks – Part 1/episode-player/12765
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365043188/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseThe International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his no-hold-barred memoir, "The Outsider."/episodes/get/9743http://wgby.org/episode/9743Tavis Smiley: Tennis champion Jimmy Connors/episode-player/9743
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365166740/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=falseThe world music artist explains how her expansive career is marked as much by her musical achievement as by her passionate advocacy for her Africa homeland./episodes/get/11656http://wgby.org/episode/11656Tavis Smiley: Singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo/episode-player/11656
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