Creativity

Bill Moyers on the set of his "Creativity" series in 1983. Maya Angelou is in the background.In the Creativity series, Bill Moyers examined the nature of creative expression by interviewing noted artists and performers, including Maya Angelou, Norman Lear, Fred Smith (the founder of FedEx), violinist Pinchas Zukerman, painter Gerald Scheck and others about their influences, inspiration and the sometimes unusual outlets for the creative impulse. (1982)

  • January 8, 1982 | Creativity
    In this 1982 interview from the Creativity series, Bill accompanied the legendary poet Maya Angelou in her first visit back to her hometown in Stamps, Arkansas.
  • April 9, 1982 | Creativity
    A behind-the-scenes look at the life and works of the mastermind behind All in the Family, The Jeffersons, and One Day at a Time.
  • April 16, 1982 | Creativity
    The legendary television producer on how he got his start in television, and how laughter and tears go together in his sitcoms.
  • April 28, 1982 | Creativity
    Bill Moyers discusses how creative technologies bring new shape and flavor to a favorite food, the common tomato.
  • June 5, 1982 | Creativity
    Bill Moyers takes a closer look at the mystery behind the birth of creativity with the famed painter, sculptor and welder, Gerald Scheck.
  • June 12, 1982 | Creativity
    Hollywood icon John Huston shares his insights about the creative experience.