• March 3, 2020
    Bill talks to psychiatrist and author Robert Jay Lifton about Trump, lies and dueling realities. “It’s a kind of purity of a single authoritarian person who claims to have nobility and claims that he alone and no one else can save the country. And by implication, the world. It’s pure megalomania,” Lifton says.
  • June 13, 2017
    There are more potential truth deniers than you might think: Whites without higher education are potential soldiers in Trump’s anti-truth army.
  • February 24, 2017
    Thinking is hard. Truth is complicated. Focus is fragile. But there's plenty of reliable information to be found.
  • August 5, 2015

    As Bill Moyers often has said, "News is what people want to keep hidden. Everything else is publicity." Throughout his journalism career, Bill and his team have investigated how all too often our government has tried to conceal its most dubious and even illegal actions behind an obfuscating fogbank of bureaucracy, diversion, prevarication and secrecy. Whatever you think our officials are doing, they’re usually doing something worse. From the Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 ...

  • April 30, 2012
    Chicago Tribune columnist Rex Huppke, who wrote a eulogy for facts, explains the circumstances of their death.
  • 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.