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 6, 2009 | Updated February 14, 2015 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    In an essay, Bill Moyers reflects on how ordinary Americans struggling to get by mattered to our 16th president.
  • January 9, 2009 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    The United Steelworkers' International president sits with Bill Moyers to discuss the future of American industry.
  • January 2, 2009 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Bill Moyers Essay: Remembering Al Meyerhoff, champion of the poor and the victimized, foe to bullies of all sizes and stripes.
  • January 2, 2009 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Bill talks to actor, singer, author and fellow poetry lover John Lithgow about the enduring power of art.
  • January 2, 2009 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    In this broadcast essay, Bill Moyers makes the case for fake-news humor in a world of troubling real-life news.
  • December 12, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Bill talks with legal and finance scholar Emma Coleman Jordan about the big business bailout.
  • 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.
  • November 28, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Bill talks to Michael Pollan about U.S. food policy and our food future.
  • November 21, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Guest host Deborah Amos sits down with columnist Joe Nocera to discuss the relationship between government bailouts and public confidence.
  • November 7, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Bill shares his thoughts on President-Elect Obama's place in America's black history.
  • November 7, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Bill talks with Columbia University professors Eric Foner and Patricia Williams about Obama, law, and race.
  • October 31, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Bill sits with two veteran government watchdogs to discuss our critical need to break the stranglehold of money on politics.
  • October 31, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Just prior to the 2008 election, Bill explains why voting is "the hope that sustains one generation to the next" with many personal and historical examples to make his case.
  • October 24, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    Bill talks about the country's financial future with economist James K. Galbraith.
  • October 17, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)
    The economist and activist talks about the people who will be most hurt by a protracted recession: everyday workers.