• November 29, 1989 | The Public Mind
    Bill Moyers examines how deception has influenced some of the major events of our recent past and how self-deception shapes our personal lives and the public mind.
  • November 22, 1989 | The Public Mind
    Bill Moyers investigates the power of visuals on news, politics and elections and explores how news organizations increasingly serve the interests of politicians, rather than the general public.
  • November 15, 1989 | The Public Mind
    Bill Moyers examines the power of professional pollsters to influence public opinion.
  • November 8, 1989 | The Public Mind
    Bill Moyers interviews communications experts about how the power of visual imagery in advertising challenges shapes the way people view the world and themselves.
  • November 18, 1988 | A World of Ideas
    After a series of earnest conversations with great American thinkers, Bill Moyers looks back on what he's learned.
  • November 7, 1988 | Election ’88
    In this filmed essay, Bill Moyers takes aim at the presidential and vice presidential candidates on the eve of the 1988 election.
  • November 3, 1988
    Noam Chomsky on elections, big media and broken democracy. Part one of a two-part interview.
  • October 31, 1988 | Election ’88
    Bill Moyers takes a look at how the effort to police drug violence plays a major role in presidential politics.
  • September 16, 1988 | A World of Ideas
    Part two of Bill's conversation with the British filmmaker about popular movies, their power to change society, and moviemakers and their values.
  • September 12, 1988 | A World of Ideas
    A conversation with the filmmaker behind The Killing Fields, The Mission and Chariots of Fire explains how he sees American movies as the reflection of a nation at odds with itself.