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Lincoln's Legend and Legacy
Assassinated on Good Friday, Abraham Lincoln was transformed from man to martyr and myth. In this special performance edition of Bill Moyers Journal acclaimed actor Sam Waterston and historian Harold Holzer explore Lincoln's legacy and legend in poetry and prose by great American writers across the decades who have wrestled to define the true Lincoln through the lens of their own times.
View a photo essay of America's number one icon.
The Literature of Lincoln
A selection of the entries from THE LINCOLN ANTHOLOGY, additional readings and Lincoln video and Web resources.
Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman
Bill Moyers talks with alternative media heavyweights Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman about what can and can?t be addressed in big corporate media. Amy Goodman and Glenn Greenwald are the first recipients of the Park Center for Independent Media Izzy Award (named for I.F. Stone). Find out more about I.F. Stone's life and legacy.
Preview: Lincoln's Legend and Legacy
Actor Sam Waterston and Historian Harold Holzer in Special Performance Edition of BILL MOYERS JOURNAL on PBS
William K. Black on The Prompt Corrective Action Law
William K. Black details his thinking on the The Prompt Corrective Action Law: Section 1831o.
William K. Black: CSI Bailout
The financial industry brought the economy to its knees, but how did they get away with it? With the nation wondering how to hold the bankers accountable, Bill Moyers sits down with William K. Black, the former senior regulator who cracked down on banks during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s. Black offers his analysis of what went wrong and his critique of the bailout.
James Thindwa, whose campaign for economic fairness for working people in Chicago has brought him up against the city's powerful political establishment and corporate giant Wal-Mart.
The New Bailout Debate
Is Geithner's plan a 'triumph' or a 'flop?' Who wins and who loses?
The President's Questions
What would you ask the President?
For years best-selling author William Greider sounded the alarm about Washington's unholy alliance with Wall Street and the failure of the Federal Reserve and other regulators to take preventive measures to avoid disaster. Now, he offers some suggestions to the question everyone is asking: "What do we do now?"
Workers in America
The Living Wage, Employee Free Choice Act and the state of the unions.
Dissident voices from Tom Paine to Ralph Nader
Topic(s): civil liberties
, civil rights
, community organizing
Domestic Violence Resources
Tips and resources for safeguarding your community against domestic violence.
Bill Moyers talks with Marta Pel?ez, president and CEO of Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc., a domestic abuse shelter in San Antonio, TX, for perspective on the human face of the economic downturn and how it may be pushing more families over the edge.
Bill Moyers sits down with socialist historian Mike Davis for his critique of the government?s response to the economic crisis and how he thinks it compares to Roosevelt?s New Deal. Mike Davis is a writer and historian, who currently teaches creative writing at University of California, Riverside.
With economic, political, and social strife across the globe, prominent religious scholar Karen Armstrong discusses our human commonalities and her work on an international charter for compassion. The renowned author of THE BATTLE FOR GOD and THE BIBLE: A BIOGRAPHY, Armstrong is a 2008 recipient of the coveted TED Prize.
Moyers on Religion
Explore highlights on faith and spirituality from BILL MOYERS JOURNAL, NOW WITH BILL MOYERS, THE WORLD OF IDEAS, and GENESIS: A LIVING CONVERSATION.
The Great Darwin Debate
Bicentennial reflections on why evolution remains a religious and political flash point in contemporary America.
Viewers on the American Dream
Viewer voices on the future of the American Dream. Part of our Deepening the American Dream Project