- Tavis Smiley & Cornel West on "The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto" (Part 1)
Democracy Now investigative reporter Amy Goodman interviews Smiley, an award-winning TV and radio broadcaster, and West, a professor of religion and African-American studies at Princeton University, who continue their efforts to spark a national dialogue on the U.S. poverty crisis.
- Tavis Smiley & Cornel West Interview (Part 2)
Smiley and West discuss growing up in working-class households. They also look at events in 2012, when this interview was made, including the Trayvon Martin case and Ted Nugent's potentially threatening comments about President Obama at a National Rifle Association meeting.