This week on The Tavis Smiley Show

Robert Reich – “Saving Capitalism”

Robert Reich, the former U.S. Secretary of Labor in the Clinton Administration and now a professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley, joins us to discuss his new book, “Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few.”

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Tukufu Zuberi – “African Independence”

Tukufu Zuberi, host of the PBS television series “History Detectives,” wrote, directed and produced the award-winning documentary “African Independence,” and recently published the film’s companion book, “African Independence: How Africa Shapes the World.” He joins us to discuss key moments in Africa’s independence movements and the role of African nations in global affairs.,

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Sonia Manzano – “Becoming Maria”

Sonia Manzano has touched the lives of millions with her portrayal of Maria on “Sesame Street.” Now, after 44 years, she has retired from the groundbreaking show. She joins us to discuss her life and career, and her new memoir, “Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx.”

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Quote of the week

To be fully human, strive to become better, kinder, more generous, more forgiving.