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Vartan Gregorian from BILL MOYERS A WORLD OF IDEAS
Bill Moyers talks the twelfth president of Carnegie Corporation of New York Vartan Gregorian about the perilous state of higher education in America. Gregorian is the former president of the New York Public Library and Brown University.
David Sirota and Thomas Frank
Political columnist and blogger David Sirota and WALL STREET JOURNAL columnist Thomas Frank talk with Bill Moyers about their hopes and expectations of this administration.
Melissa Harris-Lacewell and Patricia Williams
Bill Moyers sits down with Columbia law professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams and Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell about the significance of this milestone and what it means for the future.
Bill Moyers Responds to Viewer Comments
Bill Moyers responds to viewer feedback about his essay on violence in the Middle East.
National Service Day - Born Again American
Find out more about the Born Again American film and project and get back to basics by reviewing America's founding documents and the idea of a national day of service.
Bill Moyers speaks with historian Simon Schama, who spent months traveling across America in the run-up to an historic election to discover what events in our nation's past can tell us about how we live today and what's in store for the future.
Topic(s): church and state
, civil liberties
, civil rights
Bill Moyers reflects on Middle East violence
Bill Moyers reflects on the recent violence in the Middle East. PLEASE NOTE: This essay containins video and images of the Israeli and Palestinian casualties - including children - in Gaza as well as the Pulitzer prize-winning photo of the nude Vietnamese girl running from napalm bombing. Some viewers may find the images disturbing, but they are in context and germane to the subject matter.
EXPOSE ON THE JOURNAL: Mr. Heath Goes Back to Washington
Get an update on the SEATTLE TIMES reporters who uncovered how members of Congress had awarded federal dollars for questionable purposes to companies in local Congressional districts ? often to companies whose executives, employees or PACs have made campaign contributions to their legislators.
Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers' International President
Bill Moyers sits down with United Steelworkers' International President Leo Gerard to discuss seeking economic justice for workers in the middle of an economic crisis and how he sees the future of American manufacturing. Gerard shares his thoughts on how unions will fare under the Obama administration, what kind of stimulus might be needed and what the future of American industry might look like.
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
Onion Soup: An Essay for the New Year
Political satire and political reality for '09.
Poetic Celebrationsfrom the moyers files
Celebrate poetry with selections from the JOURNAL and the Moyers Digital Archives
Theater and Politics
Traverse the history of political theater from the Ancient Greeks to Shakespeare to Arthur Miller and Off Off Broadway.
Beyond Our Differences
Bill Moyers Journal presents the film BEYOND OUR DIFFERENCES which explores the common threads that unify the world's religious traditions.
Desmond Tutu and Othersfrom the moyers files
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is one of the world leaders interviewed in BEYOND OUR DIFFERENCES. Watch Bill Moyers' 1999 discussion with Tutu about chairmanship of the South African Truth and Reconciliation.In addition, view additional selections on faith and spirtuality from the Moyers Digital Archive.
EXPOSE on THE JOURNAL: A Private War
The JOURNAL and EXPOS?: AMERICA'S INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS examine a whistleblower's tale of military housing contracts gone awry.
New York Governor David Paterson on State Budget Woes
As 43 states face budget shortfalls, New York Governor David Paterson talks with Bill Moyers about how states are dealing with the economic crisis.
Sarah Chayes on Afghanistan
As a new administration is set to take over in the White House, Bill Moyers checks in with author Sarah Chayes on the state of affairs in America's other war in Afghanistan. An author and former journalist, Chayes has lived the last seven years in Afghanistan helping to rebuild the country.