Bill Moyers’ broadcast commentaries have become an institution in public media. Connecting dots of history, evidence, personal experience, and logic, Moyers shares his honest take on the relevant events and controversies of our times.
Bill recalls his time in Washington and reflects on how much more he knows now about events like the Gulf of Tonkin resolution -- passed 40 years ago this week -- than he did when it was happening before his eyes.
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.