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April 30, 2010

Barry Lopez
Acclaimed author Barry Lopez joins Bill Moyers to discuss nature, spirit and the human condition. Lopez is an essayist, author and short-story writer, whose many books include ARCTIC DREAMS, winner of the National Book Award and OF WOLVES AND MEN, a National Book Award finalist.
April 9, 2010

Louise Erdrich
Renowned for her mastery of multiple genres -- including thirteen novels, poetry, children's literature, and a memoir of early motherhood ? Louise Erdrich discusses how her Native American heritage and unique cultural experience has impacted her life, motherhood, and work
Photo Essay: Louise Erdrich
View photos of Louise Erdrich's family, life and times.
March 12, 2010

What's Your Favorite Poem
Submit your favorite poem and explore poets and poetry from a number of Bill Moyers series.
February 26, 2010

Remembering Lucille Clifton
Bill Moyers celebrates the poet and her work
Topic(s): arts, poetry, women
December 25, 2009

Bill T. Jones
At the close of Lincoln's bicentennial year, Bill Moyers Journal takes a unique look at the 16th President. Moyers speaks with critically acclaimed choreographer Bill T. Jones about his creative process, his insights into Lincoln, and how dance can give us fresh perspective on America's most-studied president.
December 11, 2009

Howard Zinn
Also This Week: HOWARD ZINN Renowned historian Howard Zinn has chronicled centuries of people's struggles against oppression. He joins Bill Moyers to discuss the voices of today's people ? facing big interests' outsized influence ? and his new film THE PEOPLE SPEAK
December 4, 2009

Director Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone came back from Vietnam a changed man, and his experiences of war have influenced his filmmaking. He talks with Bill Moyers about how being a veteran has affected his life, his work and his vision of the world.
November 13, 2009

Anna Deavere Smith
While politicians and the media war over "the public option" and "bending the cost curve," acclaimed actress-playwright Anna Deavere Smith and her one-woman play ?LET ME DOWN EASY? give voice to questions of life and death, sickness and healthcare.
Poets House
he JOURNAL visits a new home in New York City for contemplation and celebration of poetry.
Topic(s): arts, literature, poetry
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)
June 26, 2009

Moyers on Poetry
Explore poets and poetry from the Moyers Digital Archive.
Topic(s): arts, literature, poetry
W.S. Merwin, Poet
On the heels of winning this year's Pulitzer prize for poetry, W.S. Merwin joins Bill Moyers for a wide-ranging conversation about language, his writing process, the natural world, and the insights gleaned from a much-lauded career of more than 50 years. W.S. Merwin is the author of 21 volumes of poetry and won his second Pulitzer Prize for his most recent collection, THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS.
Topic(s): arts, literature, poetry
April 17, 2009

David Simon, Creator of THE WIRE
From crime beat reporter for the BALTIMORE SUN to award-winning screenwriter of HBO's critically-acclaimed The Wire, David Simon talks with Bill Moyers about inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism today.
April 10, 2009

Pop Lincoln
View a photo essay of America's number one icon.
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
February 13, 2009

Nikki Giovanni
Bill Moyers sits down with renowned poet Nikki Giovanni, whose 27 books have spanned the themes of race, politics, sex and violence.
January 2, 2009

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
Poetic Celebrations
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Celebrate poetry with selections from the JOURNAL and the Moyers Digital Archives
Topic(s): arts, poetry
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