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.

EXPLORE Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

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May 23, 2008

Sometimes in the rush to begin the summer with beachwear and barbecues we forget what Memorial Day is really all about — a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. In this essay from Bill Moyers Journal, Bill reminds us that we also have to care for those who made it home. Continue reading

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May 9, 2008

Exploring how the California Nurses Association is fighting to change the badly-broken American healthcare system. Continue reading

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May 9, 2008

Bill talks with law professor Phillipe Sands about “enhanced interrogation methods” — code for the use of cruelty in the pursuit of confessions. Continue reading

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August 15, 2008

Bill talks with Andrew J. Bacevich about his critiques of U.S. foreign policy, as well as America’s debt and dependency. Continue reading

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May 2, 2008

Bill talks with authors Christopher Cerf and Victor Navasky about what the experts said would happen in Iraq, and what actually did. Continue reading

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May 2, 2008

Bill reflects on his April, 2008 interview with Reverend Jeremiah Wright. Continue reading

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April 25, 2008

Bill talks with Reverend Jeremiah Wright about Obama, religion, and his own controversial sermons. Continue reading

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March 28, 2008

Bill and former Oklahoma Senator Fred Harris discuss the 40-year-old Kerner Commission Report connecting poverty to violence. Continue reading

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May 30, 2008

Bill talks with Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro about their 2008 documentary, “Body of War,” and the true cost of conflict. Continue reading

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July 25, 2008

Bill talks to journalist Jane Mayer about whether the U.S. sanctioned torture to prosecute the war on terror. Continue reading

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February 29, 2008

Bill talks with historian Nell Irvin Painter about the first Gilded Age, and why some contend the second Gilded Age is here and now. Continue reading

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February 22, 2008

Bill talks with author and former journalist Sarah Chayes about how she’s been helping Afghanistan rebuild after Taliban rule. Continue reading

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February 15, 2008

Bill talks with photojournalist Lori Grinker about displaced Iraqis in Jordan. Continue reading

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July 18, 2008

A look at Cleveland’s Slavic Village, one of the hardest-hit neighborhoods of the mortgage meltdown. Continue reading

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February 15, 2008

The author and free thinker discusses the rise of ignorance in our classrooms, our culture and our politics. Continue reading

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