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)

May 8, 2009

Bill Moyers speaks with one of America’s leading educators about finding meaning in the “third chapter” of our lives. Continue reading

May 8, 2009

Bill talks with the senator from Illinois about the fight to put people above special interests in Washington. Continue reading

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May 1, 2009

A closer look at a community organizer fighting to keep working people in their homes. Continue reading

April 24, 2009

Bill discusses our current economy and Wall Street’s future with two financial industry experts. Continue reading

April 17, 2009

Crime beat reporter-turned-executive producer David Simon shares true crime stories and the art of good storytelling.
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April 10, 2009

In prose and poetry, actor Sam Waterston and historian Harold Holzer explore Abraham Lincoln’s true legacy. Continue reading

April 3, 2009

Bill and a former senior regulator explore how the financial industry got away with bringing the economy to its knees. Continue reading

March 27, 2009

Bill talks to a social activist fighting not only Chicago’s powerful political establishment, but also corporate giant Wal-Mart. Continue reading

March 20, 2009

Bill sits with a socialist historian for his critique of the government’s response to the economic crisis. Continue reading

March 20, 2009

Bill talks with the president of a San Antonio domestic abuse shelter, who sheds light on the human face of the economic downturn. Continue reading

March 13, 2009

Bill talks with a prominent religious scholar about an international charter for compassion. Continue reading

February 20, 2009

The founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal discusses maintaining spiritual ‘wholeness’ to deal with a fracturing economy. Continue reading

February 13, 2009

In an intimate conversation, Bill and renowned poet Nikki Giovanni discuss themes ranging from social revolution to the nature of love. Continue reading

January 9, 2009

The United Steelworkers’ International president sits with Bill Moyers to discuss the future of American industry. Continue reading

January 2, 2009

Bill talks to actor, singer, author, and fellow poetry lover John Lithgow about the enduring power of art. Continue reading

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