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April 9, 2010

Endangered Languages
More about endangered languages and the Ojibwe Vocabulary Project.
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.
Web Exclusive: Andrew Bacevich Extended Interview
In a web exclusive continuation of his conversation with Bill Moyersl Andrew J. Bacevich reflects on the politics of war.
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.
Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander
In the months before his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had expanded his focus on racial justice to include reducing economic inequality. On this week's 42nd anniversary of King's assassination, Bill Moyers sits down with attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander to discuss how far we've really come as a country, how poor and working class Americans have been falling behind and what America must do to fulfill Dr. King's vision.
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 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.
January 29, 2010

Remembering Howard Zinn
Bill Moyers remembers Howard Zinn.
January 22, 2010

Moyers on Haiti
A Bill Moyers essay. And, find out where to get up-to-the-minute information on the situation and relief efforts online. And, read more from poet Danielle Georges.
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.
The JOURNAL Top Ten
View the top ten viewer favorites from 2009.
December 18, 2009

Bill Moyers Book Picks of 2009
Bill Moyers lists his pick of the best books of 2009.
Washington For Sale?
Amidst fading hopes for real reform on issues ranging from high finance to health care, economist Robert Kuttner and journalist Matt Taibbi join Bill Moyers to discuss Wall Street's power over the federal government.
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.
War Powers -- A Bill Moyers Essay
A Bill Moyers essay.
November 20, 2009

LBJ's Road to War
Bill Moyers considers a President's decision to escalate troop levels in a military conflict. Through LBJ's taped phone conversations and his own remembrances, Bill Moyers looks at Johnson's deliberations as he stepped up America's role in Vietnam. Explore a multimedia timeline.
Who's Who of The Vietnam Escalation Debate
Find out more about the president's advisors and other political players in the escalation of the war in Vietnam.
November 6, 2009

Veterans Oral History Instructions
Learn how to keep veteran's achievements alive by participating in the National Veterans Oral History Project
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