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In part two, megastar Dolly Parton talks to CNBC about her business acumen with Dollywood, her film career, and the success of her "Imagination Library".
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to global music megastar Dolly Parton, who takes the time to discuss her humble beginnings, business acumen and success as a music icon.
In the second half of the episode, Parton talks about her experience in Hollywood and how it launched her into mainstream pop culture.
The Dallas Mavericks owner made the donation to support the department's enhanced presence after the mass shooting in Orlando.
Petra Nemacova, Happy Hearts Fund Founder, and Tina Lindstrom, Blueshift Capital Group Principal, discuss the Happy Hearts Fund's second-annual "Fight for Education" charity event to help victims of natural disasters.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on wealthy Americans giving to charity hitting an all-time record, the Playboy Mansion selling for $105 million dollars, and the upcoming tax bill for Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn Co-Founder, after his company's takeover bid from Microsoft.
Individuals accounted for two-thirds of total giving in the US last year, according to Giving USA's annual philanthropy report.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises, talks to the "Squawk Box" crew about medical philanthropy, George Soros' gold play, market valuations
Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises, discusses how he makes philanthropic decisions, including education and the medical community.
Glenn Dubin, Highbridge Capital Management, and Kenneth Davis, Mt. Sinai Health System, discuss how the medical community is developing better ways to treat women with breast cancer.
Kenneth Davis, Mt. Sinai Health System, and Peter May, Trian Fund Management, talks about Obamacare risks, and the high cost of medical care. And Kenneth Davis explains how Mt. Sinai is changing the way they take care of patients.
Kenneth Davis, Mt. Sinai Health System, and Peter May, Trian Fund Management, discuss how philanthropy is fueling medical innovation in hospitals, medical schools and beyond.
Celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in 2016, Dolly Parton speaks about her relationship with husband Carl.
"I think if you've got the nerve, you got the desire and you got the money, then you should do it if that's gonna make you feel better," Dolly Parton says, when talking about plastic surgery.
CNBC talks to musician Kenny Rogers about his long-standing friendship with Dolly Parton.
"I love the tabloids, I believe everything about everybody but me. So I know why people wanna read it cos its like everybody loves to gossip", says Dolly Parton on addressing media speculation.