186 episodes

OVERHEARD WITH EVAN SMITH brings you in-depth interviews with today's most fascinating public figures - politicians, authors, artists, actors, journalists, activists, and business people - always with an eye toward the news and always with a sense of humor.

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    • 4.2 • 21 Ratings

OVERHEARD WITH EVAN SMITH brings you in-depth interviews with today's most fascinating public figures - politicians, authors, artists, actors, journalists, activists, and business people - always with an eye toward the news and always with a sense of humor.

    Indigo Girls

    Indigo Girls

    Amy Ray and Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls reflect on their storied musical careers,the changes they’ve witnessed in the music industry, and their recent resurgence thanks to the Barbie movie.

    • 26 min
    Paula Kerger

    Paula Kerger

    Paula Kerger, president and CEO of PBS, discusses the impact of public television on communities and the way PBS has addressed issues around media, culture, education and technology.
     
     

    • 26 min
    Jonathan Eig

    Jonathan Eig

    Bestselling author and award winning biographer Jonathan Eig joins Evan to discuss his book on Martin Luther King, Jr., King: A Life, and the demystification of the man who has been made into a larger than life figure.

    • 26 min
    Martin Baron

    Martin Baron

    Longtime journalist and newspaper editor Martin Baron joins Evan to discuss his storied career in journalism and his first book, Collision of Power: Trump, Bezos, and the Washington Post which covers the 2016 Presidential Election and Jeff Bezos’ purchase of the Post.

    • 26 min
    Ben McKenzie

    Ben McKenzie

    Ben McKenzie, star of hit shows like Gotham and Southland, discusses his new book, Easy Money, and the impact cryptocurrency's rising popularity has on everyday people. Ben also reminisces on his career and what got him into acting.

    • 26 min
    Katie Benner

    Katie Benner

    Katie Benner, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and Justice Department reporter for the New York Times, discusses the indictments against former president Donald Trump and the legal fallout of the cases.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

bonita sarita ,

So insightful

Insightful interviews with fascinating guests. Even if I’m not familiar with the individual, I’m always glad I listened because I learn so much.

Beauwolf88 ,

Very Informative!

Great show, with amazing production value.

TXCliffDweller ,

Needs Refreshing

Once again this series is running several episodes behind. Please update.

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