Overheard with Evan Smith

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis is a senior columnist at The Daily Beast and a CNN political commentator. Lewis has written for GQ, The Washington Post, Politico and many more. Previously, Lewis worked as a senior contributor for The Daily Caller and a columnist for AOL’s Politics Daily. He has been named one of the “50 Best Conservative Columnists” by RightWingNews for the past four years.

Air Date 4/21/17

 
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OVERHEARD WITH EVAN SMITH brings you in-depth interviews with today's most fascinating public figures. You'll meet politicians, authors, artists, actors, journalists, business people - anyone who's at the center of things. Join us for smart interviews with the country's most interesting people, always with an eye toward the news and always with a sense of humor.
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  • #716 — John Doe, Actor/Musician
    John Doe is an actor and musician who co-founded the Los Angeles punk band X. He has appeared in over 50 films and television productions including Great Balls of Fire!, Roadside Prophets, Roswell and more. His latest book, Under the Big Black Sun, explores the LA punk rock movement and its evolution.
    Wednesday, Jun 14 at 12pm TPT LIFE
  • #718 — Dean Baquet, Journalist
    Dean Baquet is the executive editor of the New York Times. He is the first African-American to hold the position. In 1988 Baquet won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of City Council corruption in Chicago. During his nearly 40-year career, Baquet has worked for The Times-Picayune of New Orleans, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times.
    Saturday, Jun 3 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
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  • #722 — Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader
    Nancy Pelosi is the Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 114th Congress. Previously Pelosi served as the first ever female Speaker of the House. In 2013 she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. As the Democratic Leader, Pelosi is fighting for increased health care funding, tougher environmental regulations and the protection of human rights.
    Saturday, Jul 1 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
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  • #723 — Matt Lewis, Journalist
    Matt Lewis is a senior columnist at The Daily Beast and a CNN political commentator. Lewis has written for GQ, The Washington Post, Politico and many more. Previously, Lewis worked as a senior contributor for The Daily Caller and a columnist for AOL's Politics Daily. He has been named one of the "50 Best Conservative Columnists" by RightWingNews for the past four years.
    Saturday, May 27 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
    Wednesday, May 31 at 12pm TPT LIFE
  • #724 — Julian Castro, Politician
    Julian Castro served as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama from 2014 to 2017. Before moving to Washington, Castro served as the Mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014. He currently lives in San Antonio with his family.
    Saturday, Jun 17 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
    Wednesday, Jun 21 at 12pm TPT LIFE
  • #725 — David Brown, Retired Dallas Police Chief
    David Brown is a thirty-three-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department, from which he retired as chief in October 2016. Now a correspondent for ABC News, he is also an adviser for Texas organizations focused on positively influencing early childhood education efforts, mental health awareness and treatment, and assistance for formerly incarcerated persons. His first book titled Called to Rise hits shelves this June.
    Saturday, Jun 24 at 4:30pm TPT LIFE
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