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.
- July 3, 2020
In a world that had been dominated by a small class of rich men for so long that most people simply accepted that they should be forever tied to their status at birth, a group of upstart legislators on the edge of a wilderness continent declared that no man was born better than any other. America was founded on the radical idea that all men are created equal.
- July 2, 2020
In 1852 Frederick Douglass was invited by the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society to give a speech commemorating the Fourth of July. On July 5, the crowds filling Corinthian Hall, Rochester, New York, did not get what they expected.
- June 29, 2012 | Moyers & CompanyIt's important to remember that, behind the July 4th holiday, are human beings who were as flawed as they were inspired.