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Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan is a series that inspires, educates and entertains. Hosted by four-time New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan, the show features insightful conversations with notable guests, reflecting on their lives and the impact they can have on their worlds.

David Brooks

25m 51s

Columnist and cultural commentator David Brooks explains how many of society’s biggest problems stem from people not feeling seen and known. He notes that over a third of Americans are chronically lonely. Drawing from his many years of observing American culture, Brooks drives home the importance of deep listening to repair the social fabric.

Episodes

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    David Brooks

    S6 E10 - 25m 51s

    Columnist and cultural commentator David Brooks explains how many of society’s biggest problems stem from people not feeling seen and known. He notes that over a third of Americans are chronically lonely. Drawing from his many years of observing American culture, Brooks drives home the importance of deep listening to repair the social fabric.

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    Arianna Huffington

    S6 E9 - 25m 48s

    CEO of Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington, gives her take on making it in America: behavioral changes through microsteps. She believes that for humans, downtime is a feature—not a bug. She urges us not to buy into the collective delusion that in order to succeed, we have to be “on” 24/7. Instead, invest in our physical and mental wellbeing as a pathway to healthier and happier lives.

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    Rachel Zoffness

    S6 E8 - 25m 51s

    Pain psychologist and author Rachel Zoffness talks about chronic pain and how it affects individuals and society. She addresses the annual 635 billion dollars cost of pain, whether that’s through lost work, productivity, disability or healthcare expenses. She also discusses how pain is not only directly correlated to physicality but influenced by emotions, behaviors, social factors and more.

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    Pete Buttigieg

    S6 E7 - 25m 51s

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks about the connection between transportation and a person’s ability to flourish in America. Propelled by the values of equity, safety, and innovation, Buttigieg shares what it means to build a world-leading transportation system that meets the needs of all Americans, especially in the face of growing climate and economic shifts.

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    Linda Villarosa

    S6 E6 - 25m 48s

    Journalist and writer Linda Villarosa speaks about medical bias and addresses the issues with conflating race and class. She talks about life expectancy statistics and medical education and highlights the need for critical thinking. Linda also emphasizes the importance of proximity and community in order to navigate disparities in the healthcare system.

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    Ret. Col. Greg Gadson

    S6 E5 - 25m 51s

    After 26 years of service, Army Col. (Ret.) Gregory D. Gadson shares how a life of discipline and strength helped him overcome transformative adversity. He speaks of his love for his family and how his support system was essential to his healing process. Greg also talks about mindfulness, personal growth, what success looks like, and how to achieve it.

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    Ginni Rometty

    S6 E4 - 25m 48s

    Former Chairman and CEO of IBM Ginni Rometty talks to Kelly Corrigan about education and incremental change in service of building a more equitable and inclusive society. She also shares her thoughts on leadership, corporate responsibility, and recalls personal stories that have informed her life and work.

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    Matthew Desmond

    S6 E3 - 25m 48s

    In the first episode of this season, Matthew Desmond shares his insights on what it takes to make it in America. He provides an overview of how the government has dealt with poverty throughout the years and highlights what could be done better within the social security and healthcare systems. Matthew also touches on the housing market, minimum wage and artificial intelligence.

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    Gitanjali Rao

    S6 E2 - 25m 52s

    Inventor and student scientist Gitanjali Rao was TIME’s 2020 Kid of the Year and in Forbes 30 under 30 in 2017 after inventing a lead detecting device at the age of 13. In her conversation with Kelly Corrigan, Gitanjali speaks about some of her other innovations, multi-generational solutions, and reflects on her outlook for the future.

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    Making it in America

    S6 E1 - 25m 49s

    Kelly introduces the season with an overview of the findings from her last 43 episodes and an explanation of this season’s theme: making it in America. Speaking with people like sociologist Matthew Desmond and journalist Linda Villarosa, the forthcoming conversations focus on the steps necessary to create a country where people not only belong but feel they can claim the U.S. as their home.

Extras + Features

  • David Brooks Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    David Brooks Promo Clip

    S6 E10 - 1m

    David Brooks breaks down the American relational crisis and our devolving social skills. Some of this, he says, is due to the influence of social media and economic inequality, but we also do not prioritize the use of such skills in schools or in homes.

  • Arianna Huffington Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Arianna Huffington Promo Clip

    S6 E9 - 59s

    Arianna Huffington explains why downtime in the human operating system is a feature, not a bug. She elaborates that the more we prioritize rest and creativity, the more productive and the healthier we will be.

  • Rachel Zoffness Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rachel Zoffness Promo Clip

    S6 E8 - 1m 4s

    Rachel Zoffness illustrates how treating pain is about treating the person as a whole, as pain involves cognitive, emotional, behavioral and environmental factors.

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    Pete Buttigieg Promo Clip

    S6 E7 - 1m 40s

    Pete Buttigieg defines what he sees as a complete street in America. This, he says, is one where cars and trucks are not only able to pass, but also where pedestrians and community members can walk, support businesses and interact with others in the area.

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    Linda Villarosa Promo Clip

    S6 E6 - 1m 6s

    Linda Villarosa explains how poor treatment of Black Americans in health care leads to medical hesitancy. Usually not displayed in such explicit terms as other contexts, this kind of racism is in many ways ingrained in American medicine and has led to so many Black people being reluctant of medical treatment.

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    Ret. Col. Greg Gadson Promo Clip

    S6 E5 - 2m 28s

    Ret. Col. Greg Gadson attributes much of his resilience to his wife, Kimberly Thomas, and explains how he regained his desire to continue serving by realizing that he was not defined by what he did not have but by what he does have.

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    Ginni Rometty Promo Clip

    S6 E4 - 2m 2s

    Ginni Rometty explains her view that democracy hinges on people having brighter futures. She says we are in an especially critical moment because the middle class has dissipated and wages are split among the very high and the very low. She also highlights the dividing line drawn in the professional world by college degrees.

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    Matthew Desmond Promo Clip

    S6 E3 - 47s

    Matthew Desmond underlines the root causes of poverty in the United States and argues that we need to pay stricter attention to those benefiting from it.

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    Gitanjali Rao Promo Clip

    S6 E2 - 1m 3s

    Gitanjali Rao shares her practice of rooting all of her scientific endeavors in empathy. By doing so, she says she is better able to understand the problems facing certain populations and address them in her work.

  • Making it in America Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Making it in America Promo Clip

    S6 E1 - 59s

    Kelly Corrigan explains the meaning behind this season’s theme: making it in America. To her, this means not only that everyone feels allowed here, but that they feel a sense of belonging in the country. In order to achieve that, she touches on the importance of access to education, safe working conditions and health care.

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    Season 6 Preview

    S6 - 30s

    "Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan" is a series that inspires, educates and entertains. Hosted by four-time New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan, the show features insightful conversations with notable guests, reflecting on their lives and their contributions to a better society.

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    Mahogany L. Browne

    Sunday
    Mar 3

    30 Minutes

    American poet Mahogany L. Browne.
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    Robin Roberts

    Sunday
    Mar 3

    30 Minutes

    Broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.
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    Mahogany L. Browne

    Monday
    Mar 4

    30 Minutes

    American poet Mahogany L. Browne.
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    Robin Roberts

    Monday
    Mar 4

    30 Minutes

    Broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.
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    Omar Tate

    Sunday
    Mar 10

    30 Minutes

    Chef Omar Tate.
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    Kate Bowler

    Sunday
    Mar 10

    30 Minutes

    Divinity professor and writer Kate Bowler.
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    Omar Tate

    Monday
    Mar 11

    30 Minutes

    Chef Omar Tate.
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    Kate Bowler

    Monday
    Mar 11

    30 Minutes

    Divinity professor and writer Kate Bowler.
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    Katie Couric

    Sunday
    Mar 17

    30 Minutes

    Journalist Katie Couric.
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    Lilly Singh

    Sunday
    Mar 17

    30 Minutes

    Comic Lilly Singh.

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