The bestselling author tells Bill how our legal system deals out justice unevenly, with terrible consequences and cost. Continue reading
An understanding of our history is as crucial to a successful democratic society as it is essential to the well-examined life of the individual. As historian Howard Zinn told Bill Moyers, “I think the more people learn about the past… the more that they will understand that it is possible for people to change the world.” Start your understanding with some of the series and specials below.
Lawyers Theodore Olson and David Boies discuss their ideological differences on Supreme Court cases Bush V. Gore and Citizens United. Continue reading
Watch excerpts from ‘The Power of Myth’, the beloved 1988 PBS series featuring mythologist and storyteller Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers. Continue reading
Joseph Campbell encourages the audience to discover what excites them, and to make that the basis for their personal journeys. Continue reading
Joseph Campbell explains why myths appeal to people across all cultures. Continue reading
Joseph Campbell explains how ancient myths bring humans to understand and accept birth, growth and death. Continue reading
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss where heroism can be witnessed in modern society. Continue reading