This week on The Tavis Smiley Show
Ari Berman, political correspondent for "The Nation" magazine, joins us to discuss his new book, “Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America,” which explores why equal access to the ballot for all has once again become a cause for concern.
Actor Ravi Patel, who stars alongside John Stamos in the new Fox series “Grandfathered,” joins us to discuss his directorial debut – “Meet the Patels,” an autobiographical documentary that offers an honest and comedic look at Patel’s family and culture, not to mention his love life.
Johnny Mathis turned 80 years old this week, and for nearly 60 of those years he’s been affiliated with Columbia Records. The legendary singer joins us to talk about his life and career.
Quote of the week
Thesis, antithesis, synthesis: be open to all perspectives, all options.