This week on The Tavis Smiley Show
The Department of Justice confirms it secretly obtained phone records from the Associated Press. Lucy Dalglish, dean of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, joins us to discuss.
CUNY public health historian Gerald Markowitz examines health and lead poisoning issues in his new book, “Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America’s Children”.
Award-winning author and journalist Elizabeth Becker considers the global travel industry’s growing toll on the planet in her new text, ”Overbooked”.
Sports commentator George Johnson updates us on the world of sports with his 3-minute sports drill.
We conclude our conversation with legendary director Mel Brooks and a preview of his upcoming PBS “American Masters” special, “Make a Noise”. [You can hear the first half of this conversation here.]
Quote of the week
See what’s coming at you and march out to meet it.