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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

The four freedoms medal winners at the awards ceremony in New York appear in the bottom row. From left to right: Sister Simone Campbell, Ameena Matthews, Wendell Berry, Paul Krugman and (last three on right) the Coalition of  Immokalee Workers. (Photo Credit: Prisca Edwards Photography)
October 17, 2013 | Activism

Paul Krugman, Wendell Berry and Sister Simone Campbell were among those awarded with a Four Freedoms Medal. Continue reading

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October 11, 2013

Read an excerpt from historian Joyce Appleby’s latest book ‘Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination.’ 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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October 4, 2013 | Moyers & Company

In a rare television interview, environmental legend and writer Wendell Berry leaves his Kentucky farm for an inspiring conversation. Continue reading

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October 3, 2013

Writer and farmer Wendell Berry examines America’s agriculture “emergency” and lays out his plan for solving it. Continue reading

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October 2, 2013

The visionary poet, environmentalist and farmer Wendell Berry reads and talks about two of his poems — “The Contrariness of the Mad Farmer” and “A Poem on Hope.” Continue reading

Sherman Alexie (Credit: Alton Christensen)
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

Author Francis Scott Fitzgerald in an undated photo. (AP Photo, File)
May 13, 2013 | Blog

As The Great Gatsby movie opens, Michael Winship remembers the last, strange chapter of the Fitzgerald story. Continue reading

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May 3, 2013

Watch Johnny Cash, Pete Seeger, Bernice Johnson Reagon and Tom Morello talk with Bill about the unifying power of music. Continue reading

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May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

The legendary singer tells Bill what the song “Amazing Grace” means to him. Continue reading

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May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

The former Rage Against the Machine guitarist discusses the role of music in political protest. 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 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

In this 1994 Moyers Moment, the folk singer reflects on the role his music played over several decades of American history. Continue reading

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