• September 22, 1989
    Poets James Autry and Quincy Troupe bring poetry to the people in classrooms, boardrooms, church, and prison.
  • September 15, 1989
    Poets Robert Bly, Galway Kinnell, Sharon Olds, Octavio Paz and William Stafford read and discuss their work.
  • July 16, 1989 | A Second Look
    Bill Moyers recalls outstanding moments with three different writers, Archibald MacLesish, Dame Rebecca West and George Steiner.
  • May 14, 1989 | A Second Look
    Bill Moyers sits down with Mortimer Adler to discuss an array of topics, including: Aristotle, Marx, adult education and happiness and Adler's book, Aristotle for Everybody.
  • November 18, 1988 | A World of Ideas
    After a series of earnest conversations with great American thinkers, Bill Moyers looks back on what he's learned.
  • November 16, 1988 | A World of Ideas
    A professor of philosophy and classics at Brown, Nussbaum discusses what it takes to lead a moral life (sometimes mostly luck), and what we can learn from the ancient Greeks on virtue and tragedy.
  • November 15, 1988 | Updated April 1, 2015 | A World of Ideas
    Brown University President Vartan Gregorian discusses the rate at which knowledge increases in the information age, and how education must connect this information and life.
  • November 14, 1988
    In this classic interview, Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris -- each half-Native American -- talk about their collaboration to tell the true story of Christopher Columbus.
  • November 9, 1988 | Updated April 1, 2015 | A World of Ideas
    The teacher and expert on policy affecting Latino communities discusses the controversy surrounding bilingual education.
  • November 2, 1988 | A World of Ideas
    The geneticist discusses her concerns with the ethics of science and genetic engineering, the dilemmas of choice, and the consequences that so often accompany scientific progress.