World Leaders & Thinkers “In Their Own Words

Here is where you can experience the vast wisdom and knowledge of geniuses as interviewed by Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones. Listen to them in their own words as they share their expertise. This experience will give you strength for your journey and food for thought. Please feel free to browse the interviews listing by clicking it. Some audio and video is in Windows Media Format. To download a free Windows Media Player, click the link below. Thanks for stopping by.

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Featured Interviews

 

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Medical Marijuana chats with Dr. Alvin

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN has spent the past two years working and researching medical marijuana. Recently he wrote an editorial changing his personal opinion on it. His documentaries and editorials have received enormous attention and praise. Even politician, including Harry Reid said the film influenced them in reexamining the issue.

Arab Winter Comes To America by Robert Spencer

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Robert Spencer explains the driving forces behind the jihadists operating now in the US: Their beliefs, their associations, and the international jihad network that is working for the same goals around the globe — including in the Arab spring uprisings.

The Artisan Soul by Erwin Raphael McManus

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In The Artisan Soul, Erwin Raphael McManus—author, thought leader, and founder of MOSAIC in Los Angeles—pens a manifesto for human creativity and the beginning of a new renaissance. McManus not only calls us to reclaim our creative essence but reveals how we can craft our lives into a work of art. There are no shortcuts to quality, and McManus celebrates the spiritual process that can help us discover our true selves.

McManus demonstrates that we all carry within us the essence of an artist. We all need to create, to be a […]

Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion by Robert Gordon

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The story of Stax Records unfolds like a Greek tragedy. A white brother and sister build a record company that becomes a monument to racial harmony in 1960’s segregated south Memphis.

Louis Armstrong: Master Of Modernism by Thomas Brothers

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The definitive account of Louis Armstrong—his life and legacy—during the most creative period of his career.
Nearly 100 years after bursting onto Chicago’s music scene under the tutelage of Joe “King” Oliver, Louis Armstrong is recognized as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. A trumpet virtuoso, seductive crooner, and consummate entertainer, Armstrong laid the foundation for the future of jazz with his stylistic innovations, but his story would be incomplete without examining how he struggled in a society seething with brutally racist ideologies, laws, and practices.
Thomas Brothers picks up where he […]