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.

July 5, 2012 | Moyers Moments

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

June 7, 2012 | Moyers Moments

In this 2007 Moyers Moment, we hear the account of a pregnant woman being told her husband was killed in Vietnam. Continue reading

Archbishop Desmond Tutu holds his head as he listens to Jerry Richardson describing the way he killed Stompie Seipei. December 1997. (AP Photo/Peter Andrews/pool)
May 24, 2012 | Moyers Moments
Archbishop Desmond Tutu says there's catharsis in recounting the horrors of the past.
Photo: Dale Robbins
May 15, 2012 | Moyers Moments

In this Moyers Moment from April 2012, Paul Volcker responds to Jamie Dimon’s assertion that the Volcker Rule will interfere with market-making. Continue reading

Lawyers David Boies and Theodore Olson, greet the public at a rally on Wednesday in West Hollywood, Calif. August 2010 (AP Photo/Adam Lau)
Updated June 26, 2013 | Moyers Moments

In this clip from 2010, two premier lawyers — one conservative and one liberal — explain why they joined forces to fight for same-sex marriage rights in California’s Prop 8 case. Continue reading

May 4, 2012 | Moyers Moments

In this poem, the author describes the haunting memory of his father, who was killed in a mysterious car crash on his way back from Mexico. Continue reading

Heather McGhee. Photo credit: Dale Robbins
April 25, 2012 | Moyers Moments

The millennial advocate denounces the price students are being forced to pay government and the banks “for the privilege of having a middle class life.” Continue reading

President Barack Obama pauses as he delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. January 2010. (AP/Tim Sloan, Pool)
April 19, 2012 | Moyers Moments

In this clip from April 2012, Bill Moyers asks Eric Alterman to rank President Obama as a liberal. Continue reading

Elie Wiesel listens to a question posed by moderator Marvin Kalb (not shown) during a program at the National Press Club. November 2006. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Updated December 10, 2013 | Facing Hate with Elie Wiesel (1991)

On International Human Rights Day, we’re remembering Elie Wiesel’s thoughts on our capacity for both good and evil.
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Photo credit: Robin Holland
April 13, 2012 | Moyers Moments

The author tells the story of “neo-slaves” who made the bricks that pave the streets of downtown Atlanta to this day. Continue reading

April 13, 2012 | Moyers Moments

The “father of black liberation theology” says we need to talk about lynching. Continue reading

April 13, 2012 | Moyers Moments

The author says mass incarceration is locking African American men in an inferior second-class status for life. Continue reading

April 3, 2012 | Moyers Moments

In this clip from March 2012, the former Citigroup chairman says he’d bring Glass-Steagall back from the grave. Continue reading

Photo credit: Robin Holland
March 28, 2012 | Moyers Moments
Dr. Margaret Flowers believes so strongly in the need for a single-payer health care plan that she's been arrested several times fighting for it.
Photo credit: Robin Holland
March 28, 2012 | Moyers Moments

Inspirational words from the famous historian and activist who believed in the power of the people to effect change. Continue reading

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