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.
  • In the 1980s, Bill Moyers was the principal analyst on the CBS Evening News. Here are a few notable essays he produced during that period.

  • Continuing his long-running conversation with the American public, Bill Moyers returned to television in January 2012 with Moyers & Company, a weekly series of smart talk and new ideas aimed at helping viewers make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers. Continue reading

  • This documentary, filmed over a period of five years, updates the stories of two hardworking Milwaukee families struggling with low-paying jobs after previous employers downsized their operations.  (1995) Continue reading

  • Bringing back the landmark PBS series that first aired 35 years ago, Bill Moyers Journal, a weekly show with the goal of enriching the conversation of democracy, featured some of the most articulate, original – and independent – thinkers of our time. (2007-2010) Continue reading

  • In three long-form investigative reports, Bill Moyers reports on corporate America’s grip on the Internet, the family feud in religious circles about global warming, and the dark side of American politics. (2006) Continue reading

  • During the course of seven hour-long weekly episodes, Moyers takes viewers on a rare journey deep into these writers’ work and their own experience to plumb new ways of thinking about the role of religion in shaping our world.  (2006) Continue reading

  • A three-part series of conversations with five prominent Chinese Americans who have contributed to American life. The 30-minute programs feature interviews with AIDS researcher David Ho, businesswoman Shirley Young, author Gish Jen, Nobel prize-winning physicist Samuel Ting and artist Maya Lin. (2003) Continue reading

  • In the saga of American immigration, the Chinese experience is relatively unknown. But it’s a dramatic story of struggle and triumph, progress and setbacks, discrimination and assimilation. (2003) 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.  (2002) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers takes a closer look at NAFTA’s Chapter 11 and how it provides an “end run around the Constitution.” The program details a system of private justice that is enabling companies to obtain covertly what they would be unlikely to achieve publicly in America’s legislatures or courts. (2002) Continue reading

  • A weekly show including documentary reporting, in-depth one-on-one interviews and articulate commentary from a wide variety of mediamakers and those behind the headlines. (2002-2004) Continue reading

  • In these special 30-minute programs, Bill Moyers is joined by guests from the humanities and faith communities to explore the background and aftermath of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, DC. Guests include: Andrew Delbanco, Dr. James Forbes, Dr. Ian Miller, Dr. Jane Rosenthal, Robert Jay Lifton, Bill T. Jones and Julie Taymor, among others. (2001) Continue reading