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October 30, 2009

Richard Brookhiser
NATIONAL REVIEW senior editor Richard Brookhiser talks about his mentor William F. Buckley, Jr. and today's conservative movement.
October 23, 2009

International Courts
Explore the history of international courts of justice.
Remembering Justice William James Justice
Bill Moyers reflects on the legacy of a true Texas maverick.
October 16, 2009

Moyers Digital Archive: Maurice Sendak
Bill Moyers gives viewers a look into the private world of Maurice Sendak in an unexpectedly candid interview that reveals the surprisingly dark influences at play in his complex work. Shaped by immigrant parents and the tragedy of the Holocaust, Sendak provides frank insight into his complicated psyche and a rare window into the soul of an acclaimed artist. (Original broadcast date: March 12, 2004)
October 9, 2009

Remembering Charles Houston
Bill Moyers remembers his friend, renowned physician and mountaineer Charlie Houston. View Bill Moyers complete 2004 interview with Houston and Houston's own film on his 1953 K2 expedition.
September 25, 2009

Lynn Sherr on the Century of Women
Lynn Sherr on the century of women.
September 18, 2009

Incomplete Conservative Glossary
Asmall glossary here to help viewers sort through the names and ideas discussed in the interview, presented in the order that they appear in the program.
Sam Tanenhaus on THE DEATH OF CONSERVATISM
Digging deep into the roots and evolution of the American conservative movement, Sam Tanenhaus talks with Bill Moyers about why he believes that conservatism is dead and how it might yet come back to life. Tanenhaus is the editor of both THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW and the Week in Review section of the TIMES.
State of the Unions with Bill Fletcher and Michael Zweig
With public support for labor unions at its lowest point in 70 years, Bill Moyers talks with experts Bill Fletcher, co-author of SOLIDARITY DIVIDED: THE CRISIS IN ORGANIZED LABOR AND A NEW PATH TOWARD SOCIAL JUSTICE and Michael Zweig, director of the Center for the Study of Working Class Life at SUNY Stony Brook, about the state of organized labor.
July 17, 2009

Robert Wright
In his new book, THE EVOLUTION OF GOD, bestselling author Robert Wright examines how the idea of God has changed through history. Wright sits down with Bill Moyers to discuss why he thinks the notion of God is imperative to a moral society.
June 19, 2009

Liberia's History
From the arrival of freed U.S. slaves through civil war and beyond.
Photo Essay: Women, War and Peace
View a photo essay of women's peace movements around the globe.
June 12, 2009

Celebrating Thomas Paine
On the 200th anniversary of Thomas Paine's death, Bill Moyers sits down with THOMAS PAINE AND THE PROMISE OF AMERICA author Harvey J. Kaye and NATIONAL REVIEW senior editor Richard Brookhiser, author of WHAT WOULD THE FOUNDERS DO?
May 22, 2009

The JOURNAL on Veterans
Explore the JOURNAL's veterans' issues, get resources for vets and their families and find out how to contribute an oral history of a veteran to the National Veteran's History Project.
April 24, 2009

Simon Johnson and Michael Perino
Bill Moyers talks about the economy and Wall Street's future with Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Michael Perino, professor of law at St. John's University and an advisor to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
April 10, 2009

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.
Pop Lincoln
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.
April 3, 2009

Preview: Lincoln's Legend and Legacy
Actor Sam Waterston and Historian Harold Holzer in Special Performance Edition of BILL MOYERS JOURNAL on PBS
March 20, 2009

American Dissenters
Dissident voices from Tom Paine to Ralph Nader
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