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April 2, 2010

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.
Reflections on King's Dreams
Revisit Dr. King's evolving theories of social and economic justice through his speeches. Plus, a Bill Moyers essay.
U.S. Prisons and Drug Laws
The U.S. has five percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prisoners -- how did we get here?
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 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
June 19, 2009

Liberia's History
From the arrival of freed U.S. slaves through civil war and beyond.
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 20, 2009

American Dissenters
Dissident voices from Tom Paine to Ralph Nader
February 27, 2009

John McWhorter
Scholar John McWhorter weighs in on whether the U.S. is "a nation of cowards," as Attorney General Eric Holder suggests, on racial issues.
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.
February 6, 2009

Eric Foner on Our Lincoln
As Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday approaches, Bill Moyers sits down with historian and Lincoln biographer Eric Foner to discuss the legacy and the legend of America's most studied president.
Two Centuries of Lincoln
View a photo essay of America's number one icon.
November 7, 2008

Moyers on Changing Times
A Bill Moyers essay on change and the new administration.
Viewers on What's Next?
JOURNAL viewers lay out their priorities for the next administration.
October 31, 2008

Jamieson and Loury on Making History
The Annenberg Public Policy Center's Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Brown University's Glenn Loury on the final days of a historic election cycle.
August 29, 2008

One State, Two State, Red State, Blue State: Merle and Earl Black on Southern and Swing State Politics
Bill Moyers speaks with political analysts Merle and Earl Black, who've tracked the American electorate for years. They will discuss how American demographics ? particularly votes from the Southern and the swing states, such as Ohio and Pennsylvania ? will influence the campaign and the election.
August 8, 2008

Moyers on 2008 Interactive Map
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL will stay on the news cycle throughout the 2008 election. Here at MOYERS ON 2008, you can explore big ideas on our issue pages and then respond with your local insights on our interactive map.
July 11, 2008

Deepening the American Dream
A Web-only project that features essays and videos of some of Moyers? notable guests laying out their vision for the future of the American dream.
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