Listening to America

Election issues are examined in this 26-part 1992 series designed, according to Bill Moyers, “to tackle some questions and problems that get ignored in the course of a political year.” Included are comments from public-policy experts. (From TV Guide) (1992)

  • August 4, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers looks at the city of Atlanta. Despite the divisions within the city—rich and poor, black and white—people are coming together to work for a better community.
  • August 11, 1992 | Listening to America
    The second part of The Good Society focuses on Los Angeles and the stories of people who have long recognized the need for cooperative action to benefit the community.
  • September 1, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers looks at the ongoing debate about how we manage the rapidly disappearing old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest.
  • September 8, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers compares the everyday experiences of two New York City middle schools and contrasts political rhetoric with the reality of American education.
  • September 15, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers focuses on the conservative evangelical movement in the US, presenting an eye-opening report on the "National Affairs Briefing."
  • September 22, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers and his guests discuss the presidential debates, presidential ads and Reagan Democrats in the Heartland.
  • September 29, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers talks to Americans about why they don’t vote, and to citizens who are trying to increase voter registration and turnout.
  • October 6, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers and Kathleen Hall Jamieson discuss the upcoming presidential debates, political ads, and the special interests influencing the campaigns.
  • October 13, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers and resident scholar, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, analyze the first two debates in the 1992 Presidential Election.
  • October 20, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers examines leadership, the presidency, and the presidential election of 1992. Featured in the program are Abraham Zaleznik, Steve Pieczenik, Fernando Moreno and Kathleen Hall Jamieson.
  • October 27, 1992 | Listening to America
    Bill Moyers and Kathleen Hall Jamieson discuss developments in the 1992 presidential campaign one week before the election.