Arts

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.

EXPLORE Arts

American musician Lou Reed performs on the stage in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 15, 2003. (AP Photo/MTI, Lajos Soos)
October 28, 2013 | Blog

From Amnesty to Occupy, the Velvet Underground singer was on the frontlines when it mattered. Continue reading

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October 11, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Historian Joyce Appleby discusses the fascination with America that led curiosity-driven Europeans to move beyond church dogma in the pursuit of knowledge that reshaped their understanding of the world.
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October 11, 2013

What’s the potential fallout from McCutcheon v. FEC, the campaign finance case currently before the Supreme Court. Continue reading

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June 3, 2013

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

Peter Yarrow and the Wheelers perform with other musicians in a concert to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.
May 3, 2013

Watch Newtown parents and legendary singers raise their voices to uplift a community following the Sandy Hook massacre. Continue reading

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May 2, 2013

Newtown parent Francine Wheeler and folk singer Peter Yarrow discuss the power of music to create change. Continue reading

In this Friday, June 8, 2012 photo, nurses walk under dimmed lighting during "quiet time" at the Newborn Family Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 12, 2013 | Book Club

In “Blankets,” an excerpt from Sherman Alexie’s new collection entitled Blasphemy, he recounts his attempts to comfort his ailing father as he recovered from surgery. Continue reading

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April 12, 2013

See and learn about Sherman Alexie’s favorite Native American poets. Continue reading

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March 15, 2013 | Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Watch excerpts from ‘The Power of Myth’, the beloved 1988 PBS series featuring mythologist and storyteller Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers. Continue reading

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March 8, 2013 | Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Joseph Campbell encourages the audience to discover what excites them, and to make that the basis for their personal journeys. Continue reading

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March 8, 2013 | Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Joseph Campbell explains why myths appeal to people across all cultures. Continue reading

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March 8, 2013 | Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Joseph Campbell explains how ancient myths bring humans to understand and accept birth, growth and death. Continue reading

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March 8, 2013 | Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss where heroism can be witnessed in modern society. Continue reading

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March 8, 2013 | Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Joseph Campbell traces the beginning of love, as we think of it today, to twelfth-century troubadours. Continue reading

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March 7, 2013 | 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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