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W. Kamau Bell

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W. Kamau Bell

5/20/16

Stand-up comedian W. Kamau Bell is used to being in uncomfortable and even hostile situations. In his latest show, he takes that concept to a new level. He reveals what he discovered about our nations diversity while making his show, United Shades of America. He also talks about his latest comedy special for Showtime, called W. Kamau Bell: Semi Prominent Negro.

Jon A. Shields

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Jon A. Shields

5/20/16

Jon A. Shields is an associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and the co-author (with Joshua M. Dunno) of the recent text Passing On the Right: Conservative Professors In The Progressive University. He discusses what life is really like for professors whose political beliefs are right of center.

Kristin Chenoweth

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Kristin Chenoweth

5/20/16

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer, Kristin Chenoweth talks about her approach to fame and her latest film, Hard Sell.

Friday, May 20 – Friday, May 27

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W. Kamau Bell

Kristin Chenoweth

Jon A. Shields

Stand-up comedian W. Kamau Bell is used to being in uncomfortable and even hostile situations. In his latest show, he takes that concept to a new level. He reveals what he discovered about our nations diversity while making his show, United Shades of America. He also talks about his latest comedy special for Showtime, called W. Kamau Bell: Semi Prominent Negro.
Jon A. Shields is an associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and the co-author (with Joshua M. Dunno) of the recent text Passing On the Right: Conservative Professors In The Progressive University. He discusses what life is really like for professors whose political beliefs are right of center.
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer, Kristin Chenoweth talks about her approach to fame and her latest film, Hard Sell.

Friday, May 13 – Friday, May 17

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Wendell Potter

Diane Guerrero

Maria Toorpakai

Campaign funding has a been a key issue in the Presidential primary cycle, in large part because of the success of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. Wendell Potter, consumer advocate and co-author of the new book, “Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It” explores national finance trends and their potential impact on the 2016 election.
Pakistan’s top-rated squash player, Maria Toorpakai talks about her new book, “A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight” reveals why she had to dress like a boy to play a sport.
Best known for her roles in “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin” Diane Guerrero is also an advocate for immigration reform. She talks about this and her new memoir, “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided”.

 

Wendell Potter – “Nation on the Take”

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Wendell Potter

5/13/16

Campaign funding has a been a key issue in the Presidential primary cycle, in large part because of the success of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. Wendell Potter, Consumer advocate and co-author of the new book, “Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It” explores national finance trends and their potential impact on the 2016 election.

Maria Toorpakai – “A Different Kind of Daughter”

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Maria Toorpakai

5/13/16

Pakistan’s top-rated squash player, Maria Toorpakai talks about her new book, “A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight” reveals why she had to dress like a boy to play sport.

Diane Guerrero – “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided”

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Diane Guerrero

5/13/16

Best known for her roles in “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin” Diane Guerrero is also an advocate for immigration reform. She talks about this and her new memoir, “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided”.

Friday, May 6 – Friday, May 13

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Connie Rice

Gregory Porter

As the fractured discussion on police-involved killings of civilians continues, Prosecutors are facing increased pressure to make police officers who kill civilians more accountable for their actions. Connie Rice, Los Angeles-based attorney and co-founder of The Advancement Project, discusses the issues and suggests potential solutions.
Since the release of the album “Water” in 2010, Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter has attracted a diverse fanbase and performed all over the world. His new album is called “Take Me to the Alley.” Porter talks about his seemingly meteoric rise and the inspiration behind his latest album.

Connie Rice

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Connie Rice

5/6/16

As the fractured discussion on police-involved killings of civilians continues, prosecutors are facing increased pressure to make police officers who kill civilians more accountable for their actions. Connie Rice, Los Angeles-based attorney and co-founder of The Advancement Project, discusses the issues and suggests potential solutions.