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Overheard with Evan Smith

Overheard with Evan Smith

OVERHEARD WITH EVAN SMITH brings you in-depth interviews with today's most fascinating public figures. You'll meet politicians, authors, artists, actors, journalists, business people - anyone who's at the center of things. Join us for smart interviews with the country's most interesting people, always with an eye toward the news and always with a sense of humor.

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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3009692700/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Nikki Giovanni is a poet, writer, activist and educator. Her works cover everything from race and social issues to children’s literature. She has received the Langston Hughes Medal, the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award, the NAACP Image Award, more than 20 honorary degrees from national colleges... /episodes/get/60896 /episode/60896 Nikki Giovanni /episode-player/60896

Nikki Giovanni is a poet, writer, activist and educator.

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Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:17
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3009692700/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Nikki Giovanni is a poet, writer, activist and educator. Her works cover everything from race and social issues to children’s literature. She has received the Langston Hughes Medal, the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award, the NAACP Image Award, more than 20 honorary degrees from national colleges... /episodes/get/83689 /episode/83689 Nikki Giovanni /episode-player/83689

Nikki Giovanni is a poet, writer, activist and educator. Her works cover everything from race and social issues to children's literature. She has received the Langston Hughes Medal, the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award, the NAACP Image Award, more than 20 honorary degrees from national colleges and universities and a Grammy nomination. In 2005, Oprah Winfrey named her one of the top 25 Living Legends. Her latest collection of poems is titled A Good Cry.

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Wed, 02/21/2018 - 01:17
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3007552468/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Khizr Khan is a Gold Star father, author, and a Constitutional Rights Advocate. He attended Punjab University Law School in Pakistan before moving to the US where he attended Harvard Law. In 2016, he and his wife Ghazala appeared at the Democratic National Convention. Khan’s latest book is titled... /episodes/get/59590 /episode/59590 Khizr Khan /episode-player/59590

Khizr Khan is a Gold Star father, author, and a Constitutional Rights Advocate.

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Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3007578865/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Peter Baker is the chief White House correspondent for the New York Times and a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. He has covered the presidencies of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and is currently covering President Donald Trump. Before joining The Times in 2008 he... /episodes/get/59519 /episode/59519 Peter Baker /episode-player/59519

Peter Baker is the chief White House correspondent for the New York Times and a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. He has covered the presidencies of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and is currently covering President Donald Trump. Before joining The Times in 2008 he spent 20 years writing for The Washington Post. Baker has written four books. His most recent is titled Obama: The Call of History.

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Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3007552468/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Khizr Khan is a Gold Star father, author, and a Constitutional Rights Advocate. He attended Punjab University Law School in Pakistan before moving to the US where he attended Harvard Law. In 2016, he and his wife Ghazala appeared at the Democratic National Convention. Khan’s latest book is titled... /episodes/get/60160 /episode/60160 Khizr Khan /episode-player/60160

Khizr Khan is a Gold Star father, author, and a Constitutional Rights Advocate.

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Wed, 12/13/2017 - 22:34
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3007393844/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Kurt Andersen is a critically acclaimed writer and host of the public radio program Studio 360. He has written many novels including national bestseller and New York Times Notable Book of the year Turn of the Century, and the New York Times bestseller Heyday. His latest novels are titled... /episodes/get/84537 /episode/84537 Kurt Andersen /episode-player/84537

Kurt Andersen is a critically acclaimed writer and host of the public radio program Studio 360. He has written many novels including national bestseller and New York Times Notable Book of the year Turn of the Century, and the New York Times bestseller Heyday. His latest novels are titled Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History and You Can't Spell America Without Me, a parody on Donald Trump's first year as president co-written with Alec Baldwin.

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Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:39
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