Journalist Chris Hedges recounts his experience teaching writing to a class of 28 prisoners at a maximum-security prison in New Jersey. Continue reading
Believing a love for the arts is as basic to the health of the body politic as spirited debate and discussion around the issues of the day, Bill Moyers has devoted many broadcasts to performances and interviews with artist both known and new in the worlds of theater, film, TV, music and dance.
In 1989, protesters blared “Ode to Joy” countering the droning music and speeches of the Chinese Communist Party. Continue reading
The poet and writer’s list spans four decades and includes fictional films and documentaries; some are classics, others are under-the-radar indies. Watch trailers and clips from each. Continue reading
Watch Newtown parents and legendary singers raise their voices to uplift a community following the Sandy Hook massacre. Continue reading
Newtown parent Francine Wheeler and folk singer Peter Yarrow discuss the power of music to create change. Continue reading