• February 8, 2013
    In a 2009 Moyers Moment, the filmmaker describes coping with how the Vietnam War desensitized him to killing.
  • February 23, 2012
    Poet Christian Wiman reads from an essay about living with cancer, finding faith and being sustained by family.
  • September 13, 2000 | On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying
    The Balm of Gilead project puts the comfort and care of a hospice into a hospital setting, providing dignified, loving treatment for indigent patients.
  • September 11, 2000 | On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying
    Our cultural attitudes towards suffering are sometimes used as a rationale to withhold medications--attitudes that palliative-care physicians hope to change in order to make dying less frightening and less painful.
  • September 10, 2000 | On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying
    Real people with terminal illnesses share their stories of living with dying. Also their caretakers share the challenges of delivering a "good death."
  • September 20, 1988 | A World of Ideas
    Just 12 years away from the 21st century, Bill asks a medical ethicists what he thinks is the most pressing ethical issue we have to face as our population ages and great advances in science are underway.