The Tom Waits episode of Austin City Limits is one of the most requested shows Austin City Limits’ 40-year archive. Recorded in December 1978, the show features the iconoclastic singer/songwriter supporting his classic LP Blue Valentine and deep in the transitional phase of his career, evolving out of the jazzy beat poetry of his early work ...Continue Reading
“You go to California and you see all those workers out there. You don’t see a single American, white young man working that field. There is no reason we can’t let the immigrants come and work.” Kian Shafé came to the United States in 1955 on a student visa from Tehran, Iran. The youngest of ...Continue Reading
International superstar Angelina Jolie sits down with Tavis Smiley for a conversation about combining her passion for advocacy with filmmaking in her film, Unbroken, which chronicles the life of an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during WWII.