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Results for: poetry

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.
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
November 13, 2009

Poets House
he JOURNAL visits a new home in New York City for contemplation and celebration of poetry.
Topic(s): arts, literature, poetry
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 10, 2009

The Literature of Lincoln
A selection of the entries from THE LINCOLN ANTHOLOGY, additional readings and Lincoln video and Web resources.
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.
Photo Essay: Nikki Giovanni
View a photo essay of words and images from Nikki Giovanni's eventful life.
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
from the moyers files
Celebrate poetry with selections from the JOURNAL and the Moyers Digital Archives
Topic(s): arts, poetry
April 18, 2008

Celebrate Poetry Month
Celebrate National Poetry Month with exclusive online videos.
Topic(s): arts, poetry
February 8, 2008

Power Reading II
Your suggestions on what books the incoming President needs on his or her shelf.
August 31, 2007

Poet Robert Bly
Bill Moyers talks with poet Robert Bly about greed in America, divinity and happiness.
August 3, 2007

Cultural Critic Clive James
Bill Moyers interviews culture critic Clive James, whose latest book CULTURAL AMNESIA comes after more than 40 years observing and commenting on arts, literature, culture, and politics.
July 20, 2007

Poet Martín Espada
THE YES MEN Bill Moyers gets in on the joke with two impersonators who use satire to make serious points about media consolidation, journalism, business ethics, and separating fact from fiction in a world of spin. MARTÍN ESPADA Bill Moyers talks with poet Martin Espada about the power of words to effect social change.
Poetry and Prejudice
This week on BILL MOYERS JOURNAL, Bill Moyers talks with scholar and poet Martín Espada about the borders of racism facing the Latino community in America today, and how the news media sometimes perpetuates these issues.
Topic(s): arts, blog, poetry, race
Selected Poems by Martín Espada
Poems by Martín Espada: THE REPUBLIC OF POETRY, MRS. BÁEZ SERVES COFFEE ON THE THIRD FLOOR, WHO BURNS FOR THE PERFECTION OF PAPER
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