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April 9, 2010

Endangered Languages
More about endangered languages and the Ojibwe Vocabulary Project.
April 2, 2010

American Inequality
Another study, THE SPIRIT LEVEL by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, shows that the US has the greatest income inequality among the major developed countries. Get the stats and read an interview with the authors.
March 12, 2010

John Sexton
Bill Moyers talks to NYU president and modern renaissance man John Sexton in a wide-ranging conversation about God, baseball, and the importance of thoughtful discourse in society. Previously a champion debate coach and scholar of religion and law, Sexton discusses his unique take on theology, contemporary politics, and the evolving role of universities throughout the world.
February 12, 2010

Bill T. Jones: "FONDLY DO WE HOPE...FERVENTLY DO WE PRAY"
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 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.
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 2, 2009

David Simon, Creator of THE WIRE (Re-broadcast)
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.
August 7, 2009

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSION RISK AND ADVENTURE IN THE 25 YEARS AFTER 50.
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.
July 3, 2009

Faith & Social Justice: Gary Dorrien, Serene Jones and Cornel West
Cornel West, Serene Jones, and Gary Dorrien for a fresh take on what our core ethics and values as a society say about America's politics, policy, and the challenges of balancing capitalism and democracy.
June 19, 2009

Women and World Power
Where do women stand in terms of political power? And, find out more about Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
June 5, 2009

Brooke Gladstone & Jay Rosen: Media Analysis
From headlines surrounding the health care debate to media frenzy over Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, NPR's On the Media host Brooke Gladstone and NYU journalism professor and PressThink blogger Jay Rosen sort the messages and spin from the week's news.
May 15, 2009

Moyers on Twitter
Bill Moyers contemplates the pressing question, "To tweet or not to tweet?"
May 8, 2009

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSION RISK AND ADVENTURE IN THE 25 YEARS AFTER 50.
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 20, 2009

American Dissenters
Dissident voices from Tom Paine to Ralph Nader
March 6, 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
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.
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