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Hour One January 16, 2009.

Mark Green Lawrence Korb

Dr. Cornel West Patrick Creadon

Christine O’Malley George Johnson

Laurence Fishburne

The experts behind a new book aim to provide a recipe for change and we'll see President-elect Barack Obama's moves so far stack up against their vision... Contributors Mark Green and Lawrence Korb join us to discuss, Change for America, A Progressive Blueprint for the 44th President... Dr. Cornel West examines the legacy of Dr. King amid the celebration surrounding Obama's inauguration. Filmmakers Patrick Creadon and Christine O'Malley warn of the dangers of America's growing $10.5 trillion debt with a new documentary, IOUSA. One Nation, Under Stress. In Debt. George Johnson welcomes Ricky Henderson to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and salutes retiring Colt's coach Tony Dungy. And, Oscar-nominated actor Laurence Fishburne talks about his new role on TV's CSI, and get this.he shows us his penchant for humor.

…All this and more in the first hour of The Tavis Smiley Show!

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Hour Two January 16, 2009.

Rev. Dr.
Gardner C. Taylor
Dr. Eddie Glaude

John Lewis
Jennifer Baszile

George Clinton

As we celebrate what would have been the 80th birthday of Dr. King, we visit with one of his closest confidantes, Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor. He reflects on the legacy of the man he calls "Mike King" in light of the inauguration of Barack Obama. Dr. Eddie Glaude compares the ways in which Dr. King and president-elect Obama have each inspired their eras' youth movements. Georgia Congressman John Lewis celebrates Dr. King amid the historic change at the White House. Yale history professor Jennifer Baszile tells her story of growing up as the new "Black" kid on the block in a post-civil rights America. And, Dr. Funkenstein himself, George Clinton, joins us to share a musical side few have heard on his latest CD, George Clinton and His Gangsters of Love.

…All this and more in the second hour of The Tavis Smiley Show!

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