Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

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.  Each show included produced analysis of vital issues, strong interviews with unique voices on politics, the arts and letters, science, religion, and the media, as well as debates on public issues and documentary specials.

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June 30, 2013 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Author and food activist Michael Pollan recommends a new way of thinking about school lunch — economically, nutritionally and politically. Continue reading

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February 21, 2013 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

In this 2007 Moyers Moment, the activist and writer describes how hard it is to survive when you’re a low-wage worker in America. Continue reading

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December 11, 2012 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

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

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November 16, 2007 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

The FCC’s current consideration to relax media ownership rules is eerily reminiscent of a similar effort — and consequential public outrage — five years ago. Continue reading

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December 14, 2007 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Keith Olbermann discusses the Iraq War, free speech, George W. Bush, as well as the “organic” origins of his own angry commentaries. Continue reading

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February 26, 2010 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Once adversaries, two of the nation’s premier lawyers — one conservative and one liberal — have teamed up to make the constitutional case for same-sex marriage. Continue reading

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April 30, 2010 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Bill reveals his bias: plutocracy — rule by the rich — and democracy don’t mix. Continue reading

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June 19, 2007 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Financial columnist Gretchen Morgenson discusses the SEC and the mortgage crisis. Continue reading

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September 19, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Financial columnists Gretchen Morgenson and Floyd Norris discuss who wins and who loses in the financial turmoil. Continue reading

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August 31, 2007 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Robert Bly talked with Bill Moyers about his recent focus on Islamic poets, including Rumi, Hafez and Kabir. Continue reading

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April 18, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Bill talks with professor Martha Nussbaum about the shaky separation of church and state. Continue reading

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December 21, 2007 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Bill talks with author Benjamin Barber about capitalism and democracy. Continue reading

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December 7, 2007 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Bill talks about the intersection of religious liberty and politics with Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Melissa Rogers. Continue reading

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November 23, 2007 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Bill discusses symbolism of the cross and lynching tree with theologian James Cone. Continue reading

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December 12, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Bill and political blogger Glenn Greenwald look back at the legacy of the Bush Administration, and ahead at President Obama’s prospects. Continue reading

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