Shows Intro

Bill Moyers has produced hundreds of hours of television in his forty-plus year career. Watch this space for new archived video and transcripts on an on-going basis. For a complete list of every Bill Moyers program, view our timeline of productions.
  • A three-part series of conversations with five prominent Chinese Americans who have contributed to American life. The 30-minute programs feature interviews with AIDS researcher David Ho, businesswoman Shirley Young, author Gish Jen, Nobel prize-winning physicist Samuel Ting and artist Maya Lin. (2003) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers talks to those whose lives have been shaped by hate and those who have dedicated their lives to moving beyond it, including Elie Wiesel and Nelson Mandela. (1991) Continue reading

  • In the 1980s, Bill Moyers was the principal analyst on the CBS Evening News. Here are a few notable essays he produced during that period.

  • Bringing back the landmark PBS series that first aired 35 years ago, Bill Moyers Journal, a weekly show with the goal of enriching the conversation of democracy, featured some of the most articulate, original – and independent – thinkers of our time. (2007-2010) Continue reading

  • This 20-part series takes a look at international affairs through a DC lens and includes interviews with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Chancellor of West Germany Helmut Schmidt, World Bank President Robert McNamara, former Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford, among others. (1975) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers began his career on public television in the early 1970s as the host of Bill Moyers Journal before joining CBS News. This weekly show provided a flexible, wide-range format for Moyers’s unique commentaries and analyses of life in America. (1972-1981) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers and filmmaker David Grubin give viewers a rare glimpse into dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones’s highly acclaimed dance, ‘Still/Here.’ (1997) Continue reading

  • Four former editors of The Economist, Bill Emmott, Andrew Knight, Rupert Pennant-Rea and Alastair Burnet, join Bill Moyers at the Reform Club in London to discuss their perspective on America. (1993) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers served as the senior correspondent for CBS News on a number of documentaries in the late 1970s. He covered a range of topics, including stories about Cuba, capitol punishment, born-again Christians and the plight of native Americans in the Southwest. (1976-1981) Continue reading

  • A documentary tour of America’s schools illustrating the vast differences among inner city, rural and suburban settings. Bill Moyers moderates a town meeting immediately following the documentary. (1996) Continue reading

  • Bill Moyers speaks with seven African-American men — all recovering from drug and alcohol addiction — about their efforts to heal through a voluntary recovery group they formed. (1991) Continue reading

  • In the Creativity series, Bill Moyers examined various forms of creative expression by interviewing noted artists and performers, including Maya Angelou, Norman Lear, Fred Smith (the founder of FedEx), violinist Pinchas Zukerman, painter Gerald Scheck, and others about their influences, inspiration, and sometimes unusual outlets for the creative impulse. (1982) Continue reading