A Voice for Change

Tavis Smiley, a broadcaster, author, advocate, philanthropist, and host of a PBS late-night talk show, gave his perspective on the news and… read more

Tavis Smiley, a broadcaster, author, advocate, philanthropist, and host of a PBS late-night talk show, gave his perspective on the news and issues that are shaping American life today. Topics included his departure from Tom Joyner’s radio talk show, the election of Barack Obama as president, and the issue of Roland Burris’s appointment to the Senate by Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. He was interviewed by Matt Bai. Mr. Smiley responded to audience members' questions. 

This was a program of the New York Times 9th Annual Arts and Leisure Weekend at the TimesCenter Stage. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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A Voice for Change

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Program ID:
283263-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2009

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  • Jan 16, 2009 | 11:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2009 | 5:19pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2009 | 6:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2009 | 3:38am EST | C-SPAN 1
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