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Yearly Archive: 2020

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September 2020

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Senator Harry Reid Interview: "We’re Going to Beat Trump and Take the Senate"

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Senator Harry Reid

Born on December 2, 1939, in Searchlight Nevada, Harry Reid served 30 years in the Senate from 1987 until his retirement in 2017. He served as lieutenant governor of Nevada from 1971-1974 and was chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission from 1977-1981. Senator Reid has been a major advocate of land conservation in Nevada over his political career and successfully secured the designation of about 5.1 million acres of federal land in Nevada as protected land, shielding them from development. In 2015, he received a lifetime achievement award from the League of Conservation Voters.

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Monday

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September 2020

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James Keach Interview: Famed Filmmaker Focuses on Unsung Heroes of Fight to Cure Alzheimer's

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James Keach

Born December 7, 1947, in Savannah, Georgia, James Keach is an actor, writer, producer and filmmaker. He is the younger brother of actor Stacy Keach and the son of actor Stacy Keach, Sr. He has appeared in over 50 feature films and has produced and directed hundreds of hours of television. His most recent success was the award-winning documentary Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, which showed the legendary singer’s unprecedented “Goodbye Tour” after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The film was nominated for an Academy Award and won three Grammy Awards.

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Tuesday

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September 2020

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Trae Crowder Interview: "There’s Just So Much Bullshit Coming Out of This Administration"

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Trae Crowder

Trae Crowder hails from Celina, Tennessee, and got his start as a standup comic following an open mic night at Side Splitters Comedy Club in Knoxville. Soon after, he evolved his main character that was described as the Liberal Redneck, and his trademark comedic monologues have garnered both controversy and cumulative views in the millions on YouTube. His videos include topics of race, religion, LGBTQ rights, gun control and anything Donald Trump.

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Monday

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August 2020

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Melody Thomas Scott Interview: "Y&R" Star Talks Turning Down TV Show with Lucy and Abusive Childhood

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Melody Thomas Scott

Melody Thomas Scott is best known for her Emmy-nominated work in the iconic role of Nikki Newman, a character she’s played for more than 40 years on currently the highest rated daytime drama, The Young and the Restless. Scott was a child actress and appeared in the 1964 Alfred Hitchcock movie Marnie at the age of eight. She appeared in John Wayne’s final film, The Shootist, and guest starred on television in The Rockford Files, Charlie’s Angels and had a recurring role on The Waltons.

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