Shows Intro

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 1990, eight World War II veterans retrace their steps on the battlefields of their youth, from Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge, and finally the Rhine, in this 75-minute documentary. (1990) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers and key legal and public interest advocates examine how industries with deep pockets use their access to the media to overwhelm the public debate, from North Carolina’s hog industry to the defeat of the McCain Tobacco Bill to the passage of the Telecom Act of 1996. (1999) Continue reading

  • A visit to the Dodge Poetry Festival, featuring readings by US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, Amiri Baraka, Stanley Kunitz, Coleman Barks, Lucille Clifton, Lorna Dee Cervantes and other leading poets. (1999) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers explores the human services system in America as it works to help families stay together. (1992) Continue reading

  • During the course of seven hour-long weekly episodes, Moyers takes viewers on a rare journey deep into these writers’ work and their own experience to plumb new ways of thinking about the role of religion in shaping our world.  (2006) Continue reading

  • This compelling program describes the efforts of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to investigate human rights violations, to heal the country, and to help South Africa in its process of reinvention. (1999) Continue reading

  • Nobel Laureate and human rights advocate Elie Wiesel talks with Bill about the sources of hate and his own reluctance to feel it. (1991) Continue reading

  • A conference on “Facing Evil” offers intimate testimonies of eloquent men and women — including Maya Angelou, Philip Hallie, Raul Hilberg, Sam Proctor, and Al Huang — as they discuss the force of evil and the discovery that exploring evil leads to revelations about goodness. (1988) Continue reading

  • In this three-part series, Bill Moyers takes a look at the 1988 presidential contest between Vice President George Bush and Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. (1988) Continue reading

  • This two-hour documentary provides a close look at five ecosystems around the world, and describes the impact of human activity on the environment as well as the kind of behavioral changes that can restore it. But the time for change is running out. (2001) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers and Charles Kuralt co-anchored this CBS-TV weekly news-magazine program also known as “The American Parade.” (1984) Continue reading

  • In the Creativity series, Bill Moyers examined various forms 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 sometimes unusual outlets for the creative impulse. (1982) Continue reading