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  • October 2, 2013

    The visionary poet, environmentalist and farmer Wendell Berry reads and talks about two of his poems — “The Contrariness of the Mad Farmer” and “A Poem on Hope.” Continue reading

  • May 13, 2013

    As The Great Gatsby movie opens, Michael Winship remembers the last, strange chapter of the Fitzgerald story. Continue reading

  • 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

  • May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

    The legendary singer tells Bill what the song “Amazing Grace” means to him. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

    The former Rage Against the Machine guitarist discusses the role of music in political protest. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2013

    Watch Newtown parents and legendary singers raise their voices to uplift a community following the Sandy Hook massacre. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

    In this 1994 Moyers Moment, the folk singer reflects on the role his music played over several decades of American history. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2013
    In this column from Orion magazine, Sandra Steingraber writes about the movement among people of faith to fight fracking in New York while scientists stay silent.
  • April 12, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Writer Sherman Alexie describes living in two different cultures at the same time. Continue reading

  • April 12, 2013

    In “Blankets,” an excerpt from Sherman Alexie’s new collection entitled Blasphemy, he recounts his attempts to comfort his ailing father as he recovered from surgery. Continue reading