The Tavis Smiley Show

The Tavis Smiley Show is a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight hosted by Tavis Smiley with guests from diverse points of view.

Recent Episodes

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Smiley and West reflect on the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with those who were there including Congressman John Lewis, the late Dorothy Height, Clarence B. Jones, Peter Yarrow and Noel

The Oratorical Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

In celebration of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom 50 years ago this month, Smiley and West reflect on a curated selection of speeches and sermons by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Salute to our Sisters

Highlights of Smiley and West's conversations with Code Pink activist Medea Benjamin, Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis, trailblazing leader Cecilia Fire Thunder, author bell hooks, Sister Helen Prejean, and environmental crusader Erin Brockovich.

Julian Assange Remastered

A remastered version of West's conversation with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, recorded last May at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Remembering Helen Thomas

Smiley and West's 2011 conversation with former White House correspondent Helen Thomas, who passed away this week.

Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, and Gore Vidal

Legendary actress Angela Lansbury takes us inside her recent Australian tour of "Driving Miss Daisy" with actor James Earl Jones, who was also her co-star in last year's Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man." Plus, highlights from previous conversations with James Earl Jones and the late Gore Vidal.