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)

February 15, 2008

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

February 8, 2008

The president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference discusses the role of religion and evangelicals in the 2008 election. Continue reading

January 25, 2008

Bill talks with the best-selling author about his writing inspirations and the state of the nation. Continue reading

June 4, 2008

Bill talks to Senator Barbara Boxer about the state of the environment and her struggle to pass meaningful legislation to curb global warming. Continue reading

June 20, 2008

Bill talks with Douglas Blackmon about “neo-slavery” in the aftermath of the Civil War and through the 1940s. Continue reading

Martin Luther King Jr. and President Lyndon Baines Johnson
January 18, 2008

As an aide to Lyndon Johnson, Bill was a witness to the cooperation between Martin Luther King, Jr., and the president that lead to the Act’s passage. Continue reading

January 18, 2008

Bill talks with the historian and author about Thomas Paine’s life and legacy. Continue reading

January 18, 2008

Reporter and author David Cay Johnston explains how America’s economic and political system has been rigged to benefit the super-rich. Continue reading

July 27, 2007

A Bill Moyers Essay: Has Congress made strides in earmark reform? Continue reading

July 20, 2007

Latino poet Martín Espada talks about his efforts to “speak on behalf of those without an opportunity to be heard.” Continue reading

July 13, 2007

Bill examines the role that impeachment has played in recent administrations. Continue reading

July 13, 2007

Bill gets perspective on the role of impeachment in American political life from Constitutional scholar Bruce Fein and journalist John Nichols. Continue reading

July 7, 2007

Bill talks about revering life with the father of sociobiology, E.O.Wilson. Continue reading

July 6, 2007

Finding meaning in the blight of Anacostia, Washington, D.C. — a look at the Earth Conservation Corps. Continue reading

June 29, 2007

Bill talks with long-time Republican insider Victor Gold on how his party has gone astray. Continue reading

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