Overheard With Evan Smith

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Interviews with people from all aspects of public life, including authors, entertainers and politicians.

Noël Wells
26:46 — No l Wells is a featured player on Saturday Night Live, her first season on the program. In 2010 she moved to Los Angeles and appeared in numerous onl (more…)
Amanda Hesser - food52.com
04:47 — Amanda Hesser & Evan Smith talk about Hesser's new home cooking site, food52.com, and about using the Internet as a food writer, and about what didn't (more…)
Mark Halperin & John Heilemann Q & A
11:45 — Double Down co-authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann answer questions from the Overheard with Evan Smith audience in KLRU's studio 6A.
Tanenhaus - Presidential Elections, Tea Party, CEOs as...
07:02 — Sam Tanenhaus and Evan Smith discuss presidential elections, Rand Paul, Sara Palin, the interest in CEO politicians and Tea Party populism.
Jonathan Alter - 2012 presidential candidates
03:14 — As the 2012 Presidential Race begins to appear in the voter's minds, Alter weighs Obama's competition coming from Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, and Sarah (more…)
Jeff Tweedy
26:44 — Jeff Tweedy is a singer, songwriter and guitarist whose critically acclaimed, creatively adventurous band Wilco has just released its eighth studio al (more…)
Wendy Kopp - Teach For America's Funding
07:08 — Wendy Kopp and Evan Smith discuss Teach For America's budget and funding, the program's start and Teach For All.
Bill Moyers
26:44 — Bill Moyers is an icon of public media and progressive politics whose first job in journalism - as a cub reporter in Marshall, Texas - was six decades (more…)
Nancy Pelosi
26:46 — U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has represented California s 12th District, including most of San Francisco, for 25 years. She was the first (more…)
Doris Kearns Goodwin
26:46 — One of the best-known and most respected presidential historians, Doris Kearns Goodwin won the Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for her book No Ordinary Time: F (more…)
Eugene Robinson
26:46 — Eugene Robinson is a Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist. He began writing for The Washington Post in 1980. Robinson frequently offers commentary on NBC (more…)
Holland Taylor - Launching the Play in Texas
03:47 — Holland Taylor talks with Evan Smith about launching the play in Texas, and about what Ann Richards would say about events in politics today.
Julian Bond - the SNCC, Martin Luther King, and the NAACP
06:49 — Julian Bond and Evan Smith talk about Bond's childhood, the sit-ins he helped organize in Georgia, taking a class from Dr. Martin Luther King, and the (more…)
Bill Bradley - Audience Q&A on Extending the Bush-era Tax...
12:04 — Bill Bradley talks with the audience about Obama's compromise on extending the Bush-era tax cuts.
Richard M. Daley
26:46 — Richard M. Daley is the longest-serving mayor in the history of Chicago, following his father. Daley served in the Illinois State Senate and as the Co (more…)
Calvin Trillin - Possible Stage Play Based on His Book
05:49 — Calvin Trillin and Evan Smith discuss changes at The New Yorker over time, and a possible stage play based on Trillin's book about his wife, Alice.
Jim Leach - Politics and Campaign Finance
06:32 — Jim Leach and Evan Smith discuss Leach's political career, compare sports and politics, and talk about campaign finance.
Bill Bradley - Obama's Primary Challenge
06:31 — Bill Bradley and Evan Smith talk about a possible primary challenge to Obama in the 2012 election, and Esquire magazine's budget project.
Calvin Trillin - Eulogy for Molly Ivins
05:44 — Calvin Trillin and Evan Smith discuss the eulogy Trillin delivered at Molly Ivins' memorial service in New York, pieces Trillin wrote about Joe Bob Br (more…)
Bill Keller
26:44 — Bill Keller recently stepped down the executive editor of The New York Times after more than eight years in that highest-of-all-high-impact journalism (more…)
John Mackey - Financial State of the Company &...
04:40 — John Mackey talks with Evan Smith about the company's financial health, the recession's impact and the company's response.
Ed Rendell - Working with the Opposition
07:24 — Gov. Ed Rendell and Evan Smith talk about wusses, football, China, Rendell's return to the private sector, why he hasn't driven for 20 years and how h (more…)
Reza Aslan Q & A
09:42 — Reza Aslan is a religious scholar and author of the New York Times best-seller Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. His first book No god (more…)
Chely Wright - Impact of Coming Out on Her Career
03:47 — Chely Wright talks with Evan Smith about the effect coming out has had on her career, her collaboration with Rodney Crowell, and her book, 'Like Me.'
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  • Premiered: October 21, 2010
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Interviews with people from all aspects of public life, including authors, entertainers and politicians. (more)

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