Just this week, the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association named his score for 12 Years a Slave as Best Original Score for 2013. We talk about his remarkable career and the iconic scores in his repertoire.
Tonight on PBS, I have a lively conversation with musician Dave Stewart, co-founder of one of the most successful musical duos of all time, the Eurythmics. In addition to talking about his musical career, Stewart talks about his plans to launch a global creative community bank for artists.
Tonight on PBS, I sit down with presidential historian Robert Dallek. On the eve of the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, we discuss JFK's legacy and Dallek's new book, "Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House."
In addition to Jeffrey Wright's latest roles in Catching Fire and Boardwalk Empire, he talks about his distinguished career and process for choosing roles. Wright also discusses his beloved Washington Redskins and the debate over the team's name.
In addition to providing insight into the creation of her first holiday CD, "A Mary Christmas," which also marks her first collaboration with legendary producer David Foster, she talks about the trajectory of her 21-year career.
Tonight on PBS, I sit down with award-winning producer J.J. Abrams. He's co-created iconic television programs such as Lost. Tonight he talks about working on his recently released interactive novel titled S. and his newest show Almost Human.
Tonight on PBS, I sit down with award-winning director, producer and screenwriter William Friedkin. Can you believe it's been 40 years since the screams in The Exorcist? Friedkin reflects on the making of the film and the genre in Hollywood that followed.
How is it, with one out of two fellow citizens living in or near poverty in the richest nation in the history of the world, we cannot engage a national conversation about alleviating endemic poverty in America?
Tonight on PBS, I sit down with Dr. Patrick McCarthy, president and CEO of The Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States.
Steve McQueen discusses how 12 Years a Slave came together at a time when events, including the Trayvon Martin tragedy, and the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, created a "perfect storm" of opportunity to look back in history in order to move forward as a society.
In addition to giving us a peek into the upcoming season premiere of The Walking Dead, she talks about African representation in the movies and her critically acclaimed role in the upcoming movie Mother of George.
Tomorrow night on PBS, I sit with David Dinkins, New York City's first, and to this date, only African-American mayor. We look back on his impressive political career and discuss his new memoir, A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic.
Have you heard Gregory Porter's new album? Many are calling him the best new jazz vocalist in years. Tomorrow night on PBS, I chat with the Grammy nominee about his chart-topping new album, Liquid Spirit, and what inspires him to create.
Tonight on PBS, I sit with worldwide music icon Gloria Estefan. We look back on her remarkable artistic journey and discuss how each of the songs she chose to record for her new album, The Standards, is reflective of a personal moment in time.
As scholars and black men who have been in the media for many years, haven't they realized that their off-putting jabs at President Obama have garnered more attention and spotlight recently than their more notable causes?