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  • Fighting for the Four Freedoms
    Moyers & Company

    Historian Harvey J. Kaye talks to Bill about why FDR’s “Four Freedoms” — freedom from fear and want and freedom of speech and religion — are more important now than ever. Continue reading

    Air Date: April 11, 2014
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    Fighting for the Four Freedoms
  • All Work and No Pay
    Moyers & Company

    Did you know the federal minimum wage for millions of restaurant workers is $2.13 an hour? Advocate Saru Jayaraman says that’s not only unfair but unsafe. Continue reading

    Air Date: April 4, 2014
    Saru Jayaraman, co-founder of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United. (Photo: Dale Robbins)
    All Work and No Pay
  • Public Schools for Sale?
    Moyers & Company

    Preeminent education historian and public school advocate Diane Ravitch talks to Bill this week about the private sellout of public schools. Continue reading

    Air Date: March 28, 2014
    Diane Ravitch
    Public Schools for Sale?
  • No Escaping Dragnet Nation
    Moyers & Company

    Investigative reporter Julia Angwin talks to Bill about how America has become a dragnet nation where mass surveillance rules. Continue reading

    Air Date: March 14, 2014
    Julia Angwin
    No Escaping Dragnet Nation
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  • Bill T. Jones: Still/Here with Bill Moyers
    Bill T. Jones: Still / Here with Bill Moyers (1997)

    Bill Moyers and filmmaker David Grubin give viewers a rare glimpse into dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones’s highly acclaimed dance, Still/Here. Continue reading

    Air Date: January 15, 1997
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    Bill T. Jones: Still/Here with Bill Moyers
  • In God’s Image
    Genesis (1996)

    Leading theologians discuss what it means to be made “in God’s image.” Continue reading

    Air Date: October 20. 1996
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    In God’s Image
  • The First Murder
    Genesis (1996)

    Discussing themes and messages behind the story of Cain and Abel. Continue reading

    Air Date: October 16, 1996
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    The First Murder
  • A Personal Philosophy
    The Wisdom of Faith with Huston Smith (1996)

    Author and professor Huston Smith on recognizing the vitality in all spiritual traditions, using his own remarkable explorations as an example. Continue reading

    Air Date: April 23, 1996
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    A Personal Philosophy
  • Living On the Edge
    Living on the Edge (1995)

    A look at Milwaukee families struggling to make do with low-paying jobs. Continue reading

    Air Date: May 28, 1996
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    Living On the Edge
  • Welcome to the Mainland
    The Language of Life with Bill Moyers (1995)

    Sekou Sundiata “oralizes” in polyrhythmic, jazz-influenced performances; Naomi Shihab Nye seeks universal truths in everyday objects and experiences.

    Air Date: June 23, 1995
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    Welcome to the Mainland
  • Poet Laureate Rita Dove
    Poet Laureate Rita Dove (1994)

    A Pulitzer Prize winner before she was 35 and Poet Laureate of the United States at age 40, Rita Dove talks about her life, her poems and her efforts to take poetry to the people.

    Air Date: April 22, 1994Length: 56:00
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    Poet Laureate Rita Dove
  • Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass
    Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass (1994)

    The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass comes to life in a dramatic performance of Douglass’s famous speech on slavery and human rights.

    Air Date: 2/19/1994
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    Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass
  • A Life Together: Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon
    A Life Together (1993)

    This classic program profiled Donald Hall and his wife, Jane Kenyon, two celebrated American literary figures. Continue reading

    Air Date: December 17, 1993
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    A Life Together: Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon
  • The New Holy War
    The New Holy War

    In 1992, a majority of Colorado’s voters passed Amendment 2 to the state’s constitution, which would have denied gays and lesbians the right to claim discrimination at the local level in jobs, housing, and public accommodations. Bill Moyers travels to Colorado Springs, the town that gave birth to Amendment 2 that has become ground zero of a “holy war” between conservative Christian values and homosexual rights. Continue reading

    Air Date: November 19, 1993
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    The New Holy War
  • The Mystery of Chi
    Healing and the Mind (1993)

    Bill travels to China to explore the curious world of Chinese medicine. Continue reading

    Air Date: February 22, 1993
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    The Mystery of Chi
  • Minimum Wages

    A look at how global economic changes are destroying the lives and livelihoods of hardworking Americans. Continue reading

    Air Date: January 8,1992
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    Minimum Wages
  • Facing Hate with Elie Wiesel
    Facing Hate with Elie Wiesel (1991)

    Nobel Laureate and human rights advocate Elie Wiesel talks with Bill about the sources of hate and his own reluctance to feel it. Continue reading

    Air Date: November 27, 1991
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    Facing Hate with Elie Wiesel
  • Oren Lyons the Faithkeeper
    Oren Lyons the Faithkeeper (1991)

    Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation, talks about the modern challenges of preserving Native American culture. Continue reading

    Air Date: July 3, 1991
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    Oren Lyons the Faithkeeper
  • Spirit & Nature
    Spirit & Nature (1991)

    Bill Moyers attends a conference where voices from the world’s major religions address our responsibilities to the environment. Continue reading

    Posted: June 17, 1991
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    Spirit & Nature
  • Scholar Cornel West on His Work
    A World of Ideas (1988, 1990)

    To practice his unique brand of scholarship, Cornel West moves in many worlds. As an academic, he teaches religion and directs the Afro-American studies program at Princeton University. As an author he has delved into subjects from liberation theology to postmodern architecture, from rap music to black politicians. Continue reading

    Air Date: 4/1/90
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    Scholar Cornel West on His Work
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