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November 15, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln takes the oath of office as the 16th president of the United States administered by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on March 4, 1861. (AP Photo)
October 21, 2013 | Blog

Thanks to an eleventh-hour settlement the US has supposedly escaped fiscal doomsday, but historian Bernard Weisberger writes that it feels more like a stay of execution than the end of a crisis. Continue reading

January 17, 2013 | Book Club
Selected excerpts from his third autobiography about Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation and Lincoln's second inauguration
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December 21, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Tony Kushner, who wrote the screenplay for Lincoln, talks about America’s 16th president and “the history lesson of politics.” Continue reading

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December 21, 2012

Lincoln Screenwriter Tony Kushner talks about what we can learn from the life and decisions of America’s 16th president. Continue reading

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December 21, 2012 | Moyers Moments

In this 2009 Moyers Moment, actor Sam Waterston, Bill Moyers and Lincoln expert Harold Holzer discuss Waterston’s preparations to play the role of Lincoln. Continue reading

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December 21, 2012

In this web-only video, screenwriter Tony Kushner and Bill Moyers discuss what draws us to examine Abraham Lincoln again and again. Continue reading

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December 21, 2012

Inspired by Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, learn about and experience ten instances of powerful presidential rhetoric on a wide range of topics. Continue reading

Presidents and Precedence
December 18, 2012 | Blog

Submit your clever ideas in the latest caption-the-cartoon contest and you may end up in our winners’ gallery! Continue reading

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December 18, 2012

Lincoln screenwriter Tony Kushner joins Bill to talk about the man inside the monument, and what he can still teach us about democracy. Continue reading

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December 18, 2012 | Blog

Washington influence peddling isn’t new, but that doesn’t mean the peddlers shouldn’t be called out. Continue reading

President Barack Obama holds up a book that he was give by author and keynote speaker Eric Metaxas at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. February 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 17, 2012 | Book Club

What one book would you tell the president to read going into his second term? Continue reading

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media during a Cabinet Meeting in Washington. July 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 14, 2012

Take a look at some lawmakers and lobbyists who’ve made the switch from Capitol Hill to K Street, and vice versa, in the recent past. Continue reading

Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. George W. Bush speaks as Democratic presidential candidate Vice President Al Gore watches during their third and final debate at Washington University in St. Louis. October 2000. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)
October 3, 2012 | Blog

What can be done to keep politicians from evading debate questions and save the integrity of the presidential debate process. Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln, George Wallace, Ralph Nader
September 7, 2012
Take a look at some "also-rans" who have influenced the outcome of elections or shifted the national conversation.
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