Shows

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Bill Moyers has produced hundreds of hours of television in his forty-plus year career. Watch this space for new archived video and transcripts on an on-going basis. For a complete list of every Bill Moyers program, view our timeline of productions.
  • In these special 30-minute programs, Bill Moyers is joined by guests from the humanities and faith communities to explore the background and aftermath of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, DC. Guests include: Andrew Delbanco, Dr. James Forbes, Dr. Ian Miller, Dr. Jane Rosenthal, Robert Jay Lifton, Bill T. Jones and Julie Taymor, among others. (2001) Continue reading

  • In a five-part series, Bill Moyers reports on how substance abuse has affected millions of Americans, including his own family, and examines the science, treatment and politics of addiction. (1998) Continue reading

  • In three long-form investigative reports, Bill Moyers reports on corporate America’s grip on the Internet, the family feud in religious circles about global warming, and the dark side of American politics. (2006) Continue reading

  • In the spring of 1995, Bill Moyers was a regular contributor on the NBC Evening News with Tom Brokaw. He covered a range of topics including term limits, the raging welfare debate and unwed mothers. (1995) Continue reading

  • A weekly show including documentary reporting, in-depth one-on-one interviews and articulate commentary from a wide variety of mediamakers and those behind the headlines. (2002-2004) Continue reading

  • In this series, Bill Moyers travels across the country from hospitals to hospices to homes to capture some of the most intimate stories ever filmed and the most candid conversations ever shared with a television audience. (2000) Continue reading

  • Bill sits down with Native American Oren Lyons to discuss the ancient legends, prophecies and wisdom that guide the Onondaga tribe and preserve their rich culture. (1991) Continue reading

  • A series of 30-minute mini-documentaries hosted by Bill Moyers that aired on CBS and which examined major issues of the day and how they affect individual Americans. (1983) Continue reading

  • A Pulitzer-Prize winner before she was 35 and Poet Laureate of the United States at age 40, Rita Dove talks about her life, her poems and her efforts to take poetry to the people. (1994) Continue reading

  • The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass comes to life in a dramatic performance of Douglass’s famous speech on slavery and human rights. (1994) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers delves into what Project Censored’s national panel of journalism experts have selected as the ’10 best-censored stories of 1990.’ (1991) Continue reading

  • The wit, wisdom, and song of one of America’s best-known bards comes to life in this program, which offers a rousing musical portrait of the beloved and often controversial folk singer, songwriter, storyteller and activist Pete Seeger. (1994) Continue reading