Recent Posts

  • April 4, 1984 | A Walk Through the 20th Century
    From the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 to the 1982 celebration in Knoxville, a look at the ways these global festivities have reflected America’s changing views about the future.
  • February 22, 1984 | A Walk Through the 20th Century
    BIll Moyers looks at how newsreels grew into a unique 20th-century institution that informed and entertained whole generations.
  • January 25, 1984 | A Walk Through the 20th Century
    Theodore Roosevelt was a cowboy, soldier, explorer, hunter, historian, reformer, naturalist and president of the United States. Bill Moyers explores TR's brief and golden career.
  • January 11, 1984 | A Walk Through the 20th Century
    Bill Moyers visits his hometown. Long-time residents describe the town as being "a Tom Sawyer sort of place" on one hand and a town formerly divided by racial segregation on the other.
  • January 6, 1984 | A Walk Through the 20th Century
    Bill tells the story of Ron Bricker, an out-of-work man who asked President Reagan for help finding a job, only to end up making less than he did on unemployment.
  • April 14, 1983 | A Walk Through the 20th Century
    Bill Moyers examines the growth of mass communication and the birth of the concept of public relations.
  • October 2, 1982
    In this clip from the 1982 series, philosopher Mortimer Adler talks to Bill Moyers about how he would go about persuading an atheist about his belief in the existence of God.
  • June 12, 1982 | Creativity
    Hollywood icon John Huston shares his insights about the creative experience.
  • June 5, 1982 | Creativity
    Bill Moyers takes a closer look at the mystery behind the birth of creativity with the famed painter, sculptor and welder, Gerald Scheck.
  • April 28, 1982 | Creativity
    Bill Moyers discusses how creative technologies bring new shape and flavor to a favorite food, the common tomato.