The ways in which a society behaves — how we acquire knowledge and beliefs and disseminate them through tradition, ritual, education and study — has always been a focus of Bill Moyers and his team. Their thoughtful approach to exploring American culture has been illustrated in a number of series and specials through the years, and continues to be on Moyers & Company.
Mark Garland is the ex-president of a public university in Ohio. He shares his second thoughts on some of the decisions he made at Miami University. Continue reading
Turner Classic Movies airs four classic vérité documentary films tonight about JFK that are worth watching. Continue reading
The conductor announced the death of President Kennedy to the audience — and then gave them Beethoven. Continue reading
In 1989, protesters blared “Ode to Joy” countering the droning music and speeches of the Chinese Communist Party. Continue reading