Culture

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.

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July 19, 2013 | Moyers & Company

The author and gun industry analyst talks about the big business of “enhanced lethality.” Continue reading

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July 19, 2013 | Moyers & Company

The author and gun control advocate describes how a lethal combination of self-defense laws and concealed-carry laws makes us more vulnerable to gun violence. Continue reading

Beezy Dinkins, of St. Petersburg, Fla., demonstrates in front of the Seminole County Courthouse while the jury deliberates in the trial of George Zimmerman, Friday, July 12, 2013, in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 17, 2013 | Blog

The role the “stand your ground” law played in George Zimmerman’s acquittal has become the subject of renewed and fervent attention. Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Two decades in the making, the intimate story of two American families struggling to find their places in the new economy. Continue reading

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July 3, 2013

The dramatic story of two blue-collar Milwaukee families over two decades. Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 | Blog

Many of our patriotic verses were penned by progressives, and their most important note may be this: people can disagree with their government and still love their country. Continue reading

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July 1, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Two decades in the making, the intimate story of two American families struggling to find their place in the new economy. Watch the full show. Continue reading

A young man sizes-up an assault style rifle during the National Rifle Association's annual convention Friday, May 3, 2013 in Houston. (AP Photo/Steve Ueckert)
June 28, 2013 | Blog

An ATF report revealing that guns are being lost at an alarming rate would be even more alarming if the gun lobby wasn’t so intent on keeping you in the dark. Continue reading

Las Vegas Metro Police officers stand outside the entrance to the Excalibur hotel-casino after a shooting left two dead, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 24, 2013 | Blog

Nevada’s just one of the states where the heavy hand of the gun lobby slaps down the majority. Continue reading

Pregame festivities are shown at AT&T Park before the final game of the World Baseball Classic between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 10, 2013 | Blog

Michael Winship explains how even when baseball players, owners and stadiums win, hard-working concession workers lose. Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill reports on striking extremes of wealth and poverty in California’s Silicon Valley, and writer Sherman Alexie discusses the influence of his Native American heritage. Continue reading

A gun-rights activist carries his rifle during a "National Day of Resistance" rally in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
May 10, 2013 | Blog

Drop your weapons and celebrate that we live in a country where peaceful change is still possible. Continue reading

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May 3, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Newtown parents and a legendary folk singer lift their voices to end gun violence. 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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