It may be counterintuitive, but the long arc of history is bending the right way. 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.
Bill reflects on the class struggles he observed in the small East Texas town he grew up in and the modern-day class war waged by the wealthy on our democracy. 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