Shows Intro

Bill Moyers has produced hundreds of hours of television in his forty-plus year career. Watch this space for new archived video and transcripts on an on-going basis. For a complete list of every Bill Moyers program, view our timeline of productions.


  • Bill speaks to a wide range of guests in this 20-year compilation — from average Americans to household names like David Rockefeller, Maya Angelou, Ronald Reagan and Joseph Campbell. Continue reading

  • This program was an hour-long interview with the former ruler of Cambodia, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, considered one of the most astute observers of Southeast Asian politics. Sihanouk discussed with Moyers the political situation in Cambodia, his own life and his career. Sihanouk’s wife, Princess Monique, also participated. Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers and poet Robert Bly explore the changing role of men in modern America. Bly mixes ideas from the Ancient East with 20th-century sociology and psychology in his poetry and music. Continue reading

  • This classic program profiled Donald Hall and his wife, Jane Kenyon, two celebrated American literary figures. Kenyon, who died in 1995, was an award-winning poet and translator; Hall is the author of more than a dozen books of poetry and was named US Poet Laureate in 2006. Continue reading

  • This series looks back and highlights some of Moyers’ most acclaimed shows from past seasons, including programs from CBS Reports, A Walk Through the 20th Century, God and Politics and Bill Moyers’ Journal.

  • Bill Moyers characterized this 19-part series that chronicles the technological innovations, the wild economic fluctuations, the dictators and the two world wars of the 20th century as ”an invitation to think.” Continue reading

  • A series of half-hour interviews exploring the ideas and values shaping our future. A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers aired in 1988 and 1990 and featured scientists, writers, artists, philosophers, historians – some well know, most never before seen … Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers explores the origins and enduring power of the song ‘Amazing Grace’ with Johnny Cash, Jessye Norman, Judy Collins, Jeremy Irons and others. Continue reading

  • Over the course of this captivating two-part series, Bill Moyers explores the dramatic history, complex ecology, profound natural beauty, and far-reaching legacy of the Hudson, a powerful symbol of the nation’s conflict between its deep love of nature and its relentless desire for development.  Continue reading

  • BIll Moyers sits down with Attorney General Janet Reno to discuss crime and punishment as well as corruption, incompetence and deceit in government. Continue reading