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.

  • December 21, 2012 | Moyers Moments

    In this 2009 Moyers Moment, actor Sam Waterston, Bill Moyers and Lincoln expert Harold Holzer discuss Waterston’s preparations to play the role of Lincoln. Continue reading

  • December 11, 2012 | Money & Politics

    In this 2009 ‘Moyers Moment’, Bill and theologian Karen Armstrong discuss using compassion as a foundation for understanding both religion and wartime politics. Continue reading

  • November 26, 2012 | Money & Politics

    In this Moyers Moment from 2007, political theorist Benjamin Barber describes the holiday tradition of getting consumers to buy things they don’t want or need. Continue reading

  • October 12, 2012 | Moyers Moments

    In this Moyers Moment from 1999, Justices Stephen Breyer and Anthony Kennedy explain the impact of judicial campaign contributions on our court system. Continue reading

  • September 11, 2012 | Moyers Moments

    The veteran bank regulator describes how fraud and deceit caused the country’s economic meltdown, which got its start four years ago this week. Continue reading

  • September 7, 2012 | Moyers Moments

    Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described Scandinavian-style Socialist, says the President’s record proves he’s not one. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2012 | Moyers Moments

    In this Moyers Moment from 1999, George Lucas discusses his mentors and the role religion plays in the films’ mythology. Continue reading

  • July 24, 2012 | Moyers Moments

    In this Moyers Moment from 2012, the journalist describes how Occupy Wall Street changed his mind about the futility of popular revolt. Continue reading

  • July 15, 2012 | Moyers Moments

    Ferdinand Pecora’s strong leadership during a Senate investigation into the ‘29 market crash shows what’s necessary to effect regulatory reform. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2012 | Moyers Moments

    The AFL-CIO president says our economy has misplaced priorities when it comes to the American worker. Continue reading