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"Tavis Talks" represents the return to daily radio for award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley. With his trademark high-energy, conversational, probing style, "Tavis Talks" is a news and opinion program that engages high-profile guests to enlighten and empower online listeners.

On-Demand Episodes

Tavis Talks:Rick Najera's Christmas. TSN host Rick Najera, author of the book "Almost White," joins Tavis Smiley to talk about different Latino Christmas traditions around the world.

Tavis Talks: Dr Daniel Durbin. Tavis Smiley talks with USC professor Dr. Daniel Durbin about Jesse Owens' iconic gold medal from the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games going up for auction.

Hear the best bits from Tavis Smiley's BlogTalkRadio show, including an interview with supermodel turned billion dollar business leader Kathy Ireland. Plus Scott Adams, creator of the "Dilbert" cartoon offers advice on how to find your niche.

Tavis Talks: Benjamin Barber. Tavis Smiley interviews Benjamin Barber, author of the new book, "If Mayors Ruled The World." The two discuss why things tend to get done more efficiently on the local level.

Tavis Talks: Scott Adams. Adams is the creator of the popular "Dilbert" comic strip, as well as author of the new book, "How To Fail At Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life." He tells Tavis Smiley what he's learned on... more

Tavis Talks: Edward James Olmos. Tavis Smiley in conversation with the well known actor about his new film, "Go For Sisters," in which Olmos stars as well as produces. They also discuss his new animated film, "El Americano."

Tavis Talks: Kathy Ireland. Tavis Smiley talks with the super model turned owner of a billion dollar business empire. They discuss what it takes for a woman to become a successful mogul. Quote- "I'm not an actress and I have the movies... more

Tavis Talks: Terry McMillan. McMillan, author of "Waiting to Exhale," "How Stella Got Her Groove Back," among other best sellers, discusses her new novel, "Who Asked You" with host Tavis Smiley.

Tavis Talks: Robert Ferguson. Ferguson, who hosts "Diet Free Life" on the Tavis Smiley Network, offers hints on how to eat over the holidays without gaining weight.

Hear the best bits from Tavis Smiley's BlogTalkRadio show, including an interview with Senator Bernie Sanders who may run for President in 2016. Also, Robert Dallek tells Tavis why JFK remains such an icon 50 years after his assassination.