Adam Domby, an award-winning historian and specialist on the Civil War and Reconstruction, examines the role of lies and exaggeration in the Lost Cause narratives and their celebration of white supremacy in his timely and groundbreaking new book The False Cause: Fraud, Fabrication, and White Supremacy in Confederate Memory (University of Virginia Press, 2020). Members of the Minneapolis Police Department killed George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, on May 25, 2020. The shockingly brutal 8 minute and 46 ...
- July 3, 2020
Bill Moyers talked with Rebecca Gordon, a professor of ethics, about the 4th of July, the Movement for Black Lives and what she's hearing from her students who are ready for change.
- June 5, 2020
Democracy in America has been a series of narrow escapes. We may be running out of luck, and no one is coming to save us. For that, we have only ourselves.
- June 1, 2020
Many on the left still cling to the hope that the COVID-19 crisis will translate into the use of state power on behalf of the powerless. But those in authority have never hesitated to harness government intervention to the preservation of oligarchy, and a pandemic alone won't change that.
- March 14, 2020
It is time, fellow Americans, to remember the warning of the great journalist Edward R. Murrow: “A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.” Let us together become the coalition of generations that closes the gates to the wolves ready to devour our freedoms.
- October 30, 2017Bill Moyers talks to historian Rick Perlstein about Trump’s conquest of the GOP.
- October 13, 2017Bill Moyers in conversation with author James Whitman about his new book "Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law."
- October 11, 2017The 2016 National Book Award-winning author of Stamped From the Beginning talks with Dr. Christina Greer about the unrelenting racism of America's past and present.