That Made All the Difference
Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian

Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian

June 28, 2021

What if finding your voice helped heal a nation? In this episode, host Alicia Burke sits down with Lonnie Bunch to discuss developing his passion for history and finding his calling at the Smithsonian. It's a conversation that encompasses both his journey and present-day work showcasing objects that tell the stories of African American lives.

Listen to the trailer for Season 3 of That Made All the Difference

Listen to the trailer for Season 3 of That Made All the Difference

June 18, 2021

We live in a changing world, but who's working to change it for the better? Join host & Bank of America executive Alicia Burke for a series of in-depth conversations with scholars, artists and advocates like Yvonne Orji, from HBO's Insecure, and Lonnie Bunch, Secretary of the Smithsonian. It's all about the moments that mattered for people who are working for equality.​

Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy of Patagonia

Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy of Patagonia

September 21, 2020

Vincent Stanley joins “That Made All the Difference” to share why the company, its founders and its employees are guided by one mission: ‘protecting our home planet’. Also, he shares the secret to changing people’s minds and the profound, yet underestimated power of a small group of dedicated people.

Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League

Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League

September 14, 2020

Civil rights leader Marc Morial comes to ‘That Made All the Difference’ to discuss his time as mayor of New Orleans, today’s challenges, and what it will take to build a more just, equitable and inclusive society.

Janet Murguía, President and CEO of UnidosUS

Janet Murguía, President and CEO of UnidosUS

August 3, 2020

Civil rights activist Janet Murguía joins ‘That Made All the Difference’ to discuss her upbringing as the daughter of immigrant parents and how that experience informs her life’s work advocating for Hispanic/Latino civil rights and battling systemic inequality.

Ken Burns, Filmmaker, Returns

Ken Burns, Filmmaker, Returns

July 27, 2020

Filmmaker Ken Burns returns to "That Made All the Difference" to reflect on the past few months, and talk about why he believes that society has an opportunity to turn this 'completely unique moment' in history into meaningful and positive change.

Lisa Ludwinski, Head Baker and Owner of Sister Pie, Returns

Lisa Ludwinski, Head Baker and Owner of Sister Pie, Returns

June 29, 2020

Lisa comes back to “That Made All the Difference” to share how necessity transformed her neighborhood bakery into an essential hub for community support – and why sourdough makes her dance

Sal Khan, Educator and Founder of Khan Academy, Returns

Sal Khan, Educator and Founder of Khan Academy, Returns

June 22, 2020

Sal Khan returns to That Made All the Difference to discuss how he, his family and Khan Academy are managing through the crisis — and to share a bit of his vision for the future of education.

Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, President of Howard University

Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, President of Howard University

June 15, 2020

Dr. Frederick joins That Made All the Difference to discuss how his career as a surgeon has influenced his work as an educator, administrator and champion of underserved communities, and why he believes we may be on the cusp of the next "golden generation."

That Made All the Difference Season 2 Trailer

That Made All the Difference Season 2 Trailer

June 9, 2020

Host Alicia Burke connects with notable guests like Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, the president of Howard University, and Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, to explore how they are responding to the events of today and what they're doing to better themselves, their community and the world.