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March 6, 2009

Celebrating the Dodge Poetry Festival
Bill Moyers celebrates poetry at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, which included renowned poets Coleman Barks, W.S. Merwin, Stanley Kunitz, Kurtis Lamkin, among many others.
Topic(s): arts, literature, poetry
John Lithgow
Actor John Lithgow. He's played heroes, villains, saints, sinners, a ballet-dancing elephant, and a space alien, now actor and children's author John Lithgow ? best known as Dick Solomon from NBC's hit show 3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN ? reveals a new side of himself ... poetry lover
Topic(s): arts, culture, poetry, theater
Remembering Horton Foote
from the moyers files
Bill Moyers talks with playwright Horton Foote on NOW WITH BILL MOYERS, March 29, 2002.
February 27, 2009

Global Gloom
Find out how the economic turmoil is playing out around the world.
John McWhorter
Scholar John McWhorter weighs in on whether the U.S. is "a nation of cowards," as Attorney General Eric Holder suggests, on racial issues.
Robert Johnson
Bill Moyers talks with economist Robert Johnson, who decodes this week's news on the bank bailout, with a hard look at the international ramifications of the plan and a discussion of why nationalization has become a flash point.
February 20, 2009

Moyers on Troops for Afghanistan
A Bill Moyers essay.
Parker Palmer
Bill Moyers sits down with Parker J. Palmer, founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal, for a conversation about maintaining spiritual wholeness even as the economy and political order seem to come apart.
Robert G. Kaiser
Robert G. Kaiser has been following Beltway politics for THE WASHINGTON POST for nearly 50 years. This week on the Journal, Bill Moyers talks with Kaiser about his new book, SO DAMN MUCH MONEY: THE TRIUMPH OF LOBBYING AND THE CORROSION OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT.
February 13, 2009

Following the Money
Online tools for tracking stimulus plan dollars.
Nikki Giovanni
Bill Moyers sits down with renowned poet Nikki Giovanni, whose 27 books have spanned the themes of race, politics, sex and violence.
Photo Essay: Nikki Giovanni
View a photo essay of words and images from Nikki Giovanni's eventful life.
Simon Johnson
ECONOMIST SIMON JOHNSON Former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), MIT Sloan School of Management professor and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Simon Johnson examines President Obama's plan for economic recovery.
February 6, 2009

Eric Foner on Our Lincoln
As Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday approaches, Bill Moyers sits down with historian and Lincoln biographer Eric Foner to discuss the legacy and the legend of America's most studied president.
Glenn Greenwald and Jay Rosen
Is the old media sustaining the old politics? News and analysis with NYU journalism professor and PressThink blogger Jay Rosen and political journalist and Salon.com blogger Glenn Greenwald
Moyers on Lincoln's legacy.
A Bill Moyers essay.
Two Centuries of Lincoln
View a photo essay of America's number one icon.
January 30, 2009

Crunching College Costs
Both colleges and college students are facing touch economic times. Find out how much will a degree cost...and how much it is worth in the workplace.
Topic(s): economy, education
Does Bombing Work?
The JOURNAL takes a closer look at the history of strategic bombing and America's current policy on bombing, exploring the ethics behind these assaults when civilians become the victims and asks: Does bombing work?
Pierre Sprey and Marilyn Young on Strategic Bombing
Bill Moyers sits down with historian Marilyn Young, author of the forthcoming BOMBING CIVILIANS: A TWENTIETH CENTURY HISTORY and former Pentagon official Pierre Sprey, who developed military planes and helped found the military reform movement.
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