Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers is the managing editor of Moyers & Company and BillMoyers.com.

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Fireworks light up the sky over the National Mall in Washington Friday, July 4, 2008.(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
July 3, 2014 | Blog

This July 4, cherish the words of the Declaration but also summon Thomas Paine’s spirit to remind yourself that we can, if we really care, pick up the broken thread of democratic zeal. An essay by Bill Moyers and Bernie Weisberger. Continue reading

Col. T.E. Lawrence,, shown Oct. 3, 1928. (AP Photo)
June 27, 2014 | Perspectives

Then and now, Lawrence’s understanding of the ancient and potent jealousies of the people among whom he had lived and fought in the Middle East has generally been ignored. Continue reading

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June 26, 2014 | Blog

Rooted for 75 years in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, the 99-year-old activist challenges a new generation to redefine revolution for our times. Continue reading

Bill Moyers, photo by Dale Robbins
June 24, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Should we really be listening to Washington’s “armchair warriors” who were wrong before, during and after the Iraq war — and never admitted their wrongdoing? Continue reading

Marines in Iraq, 2003. Screen grab from "Crossing the Euphrates."
June 17, 2014 | Blog

After the start of the Iraqi war in 2003, US Marines crossed the fertile river as they advanced toward Baghdad. Bill wondered: Did they know its significance? Continue reading

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June 16, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Why haven’t any big bankers been prosecuted for their role in the housing crisis that led to the Great Recession? Bill has some ideas. Continue reading

FCC Headquarters
Updated July 16, 2014 | On Democracy

Speak up. You have a chance to tell both President Obama and the FCC what you think, so that the will of the people, not the power of money and predatory interests, is heard.
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JP Morgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein leave the White House in Washington following a meeting between chief executives and President Barack Obama. March 2009. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 21, 2014 | Blog

An increasing body of research shows the government serves only the wealthy. When money talks and you have none, how can you believe in democracy? Continue reading

Tom Perkins poses in his office in San Francisco in 2006. In the background is Telegraph Hill and San Francisco Bay. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
January 30, 2014 | BillBoard

In this clip from next week’s show, TV producer David Simon shares his thoughts on billionaire Tom Perkins and his $300,000 wristwatch. Continue reading

NRA president Charlton Heston holds up a musket as he tells the 5,000 plus members attending an NRA annual meeting in Charlotte, NC, in May, 2000, that they can have his gun when they pry it "from my cold dead hands." (AP Photo/Ric Feld)
December 16, 2013 | Blog

The grim Newtown anniversary reminded us of the moment when Charlton Heston made his boast that gun control advocates would have to pry his rifle from his “cold, dead hands.” Continue reading

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