Moyers Moments

“Moyers Moments” are short, curated video clips from both classic and new Moyers broadcasts that are so memorable and meaningful that they deserved to be called out, enjoyed, and easily shared.

Saru Jayaraman
April 8, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with the activist fighting the National Restaurant Association to get wages beyond their current level of $2.13 per hour. Continue reading

Pete Seeger, musician, songwriter
January 28, 2014 | Moyers Moments

Pete Seeger, who has died at age 94, will be remembered as a musician and activist who used his spirited voice to inspire political and social change. Watch his performance for Bill in 1994. Continue reading

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July 19, 2013 | Moyers & Company

In this Moyers Moment from 2012, historian Khalil Muhammad says connecting African Americans to criminality “is encoded deeply in our DNA.” Continue reading

pollan
June 30, 2013 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Author and food activist Michael Pollan recommends a new way of thinking about school lunch — economically, nutritionally and politically. Continue reading

Still from Trade Secrets
May 17, 2013 | Blog
In this 2001 Moyers Moment, Bill gets his blood tested to find out just how pervasive industrial chemicals are.
Still from Trade Secrets
May 17, 2013 | Blog

In a 2001 Moyers Moment, two public health historians reveal how the vinyl chloride industry published misleading research to keep employees from knowing they were being poisoned. Continue reading

Bernice Johnson Reagon
May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments
Singer, song leader, civil rights activist and scholar describes how music helped demonstrators show solidarity and claim the agenda during the civil rights movement.
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May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

The legendary singer tells Bill what the song “Amazing Grace” means to him. Continue reading

morello
May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

The former Rage Against the Machine guitarist discusses the role of music in political protest. Continue reading

Pete Seeger
May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

In this 1994 Moyers Moment, the folk singer reflects on the role his music played over several decades of American history. Continue reading

John Grisham on Bill Moyers Journal in 2008
March 29, 2013 | Moyers Moments

The bestselling author tells Bill how our legal system deals out justice unevenly, with terrible consequences and cost. Continue reading

rushdie
March 1, 2013 | Bill Moyers on Faith and Reason (2006)

In this 2006 Moyers Moment, the atheist and author talks about the need to “broaden what we can understand and say, and therefore be.” Continue reading

dawkins
March 1, 2013 | NOW with Bill Moyers (2002-2005)

In this 2004 Moyers Moment, author Richard Dawkins argues that evolution “is about as certain as anything we know.” Continue reading

amis
March 1, 2013 | Bill Moyers on Faith and Reason (2006)

The novelist talks about his inner conflicts when it comes to his own agnosticism. Continue reading

atheists
March 1, 2013 | Moyers Moments

Collected thoughts from Martin Amis, Margaret Atwood, Richard Dawkins and Salman Rushdie on religious identity.
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