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Over the last 5 seasons, more than 100 of the most influential people in America walked through the doors of WGBH and sat in our Calderwood studio under the One-on-One lights.  From tweeting astronauts, best-selling authors and leading television scientists, to top educators, Emmy award-winning actors, Grammy acclaimed musicians...and yes, even Her Majesty The Queen.

From Salsa legend Willie Colon and Queen Noor of Jordan to iconic actress Phylicia Rashad and comedian Cheech Marin, all our guests gracefully and generously shared their lives’ experiences, motivations, and hopes...

One-on-One was recognized with two New England Emmy Awards for Outstanding Interview Program (2008 and 2011), a New England Emmy Award for Outstanding Host/Moderator (2012) and in 2011 One-on-One received a prestigious Imagen Award in Los Angeles for its contribution to the positive image of Latinos in the US.  

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Junot Diaz

Junot Diaz

Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

Dominican-born novelist Junot Diaz is the author of the national bestseller Drown and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize.

30 min.

Salsa Legend Willie Colon

Salsa Legend Willie Colon

Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

Musician, composer, trombonist Willie Colon.  

Journalist Alfredo Corchado

Journalist Alfredo Corchado

Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

Alfredo Corchado, the Mexican bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, discusses the violent drug war in Mexico.

30 min.

Mercedes Doretti

Mercedes Doretti

Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

Mercedes Doretti is a world leader in using forensic anthropology and archeology to investigate human rights violations.

Franklin Chang Diaz

Franklin Chang Diaz

Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

Former NASA astronaut and rocket scientist Franklin Chang Diaz.

26 min.

Chef and restauranteur Ming Tsai

Chef and restauranteur Ming Tsai

Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

Chef and restaurateur Ming Tsai is the host of public television’s Emmy-nominated series Simply Ming.

30 min.

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