Bill Moyers

Journalist Bill Moyers is the managing editor of Moyers & Company and BillMoyers.com. His previous shows on PBS included NOW with Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers Journal. Over the past three decades he has become an icon of American journalism and is the author of many books, including Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues, Moyers on Democracy, and Bill Moyers: On Faith & Reason.He was one of the organizers of the Peace Corps, a special assistant for Lyndon B. Johnson, a publisher of Newsday, senior correspondent for CBS News and a producer of many groundbreaking series on public television. He is the winner of more than 30 Emmys, nine Peabodys, three George Polk awards and is the author of three best-selling books.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 5:30pm
Time for These Two Democrats to Go
There are two Democrats whose resignation from office right now would do their party and country a service. Their disappearance might also help Hillary Clinton convince skeptical Democrats that her nomination, if it happens, is about the future, and not about resurrecting and ratifying the worst...
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 8:15am
The GOP Elites Have Themselves to Blame
From their “Dark Money” bagman Karl Rove to their philosophical guru David Brooks , the GOP elites are in a tizzy over saving the Republican Party from Donald Trump and the other intruders, extremists and crackpots who have fallen in behind Trump as if he were the Pied Piper of Hamelin. But who...
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Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
Let’s Ask Obama to Give This Speech Next
Barack Obama once confessed to politics’ original sin but has yet to atone for it. He now has an opportunity to do so. I speak of his promiscuous relationship with money in politics. During his 2008 race for the White House, Obama opted out of the public funding system for presidential campaigns —...
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Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 8:45am
Money Men Say, Voters Move Over, It’s Not Your Election!
David Brooks is a worried man. Like many establishment Republicans, the conservative columnist for The New York Times sees the barbarians pouring through the gates and fears for both his party and the republic. Hail, Trump! Hail, Cruz! It’s enough to send a sober centrist dashing through the Forum...
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Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 8:15am
A Drone Protestor Heads to Jail
Mary Anne Grady Flores is in jail today and American citizens everywhere can surely breathe a sigh of relief that we are safe from her criminal behavior at least for the next six months. That’s the length of the sentence this 59-year-old peace activist in upstate New York began on Tuesday — one day...
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Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 10:15am
Tell the Truth about Bernie’s Health Care Stand
The Clinton campaign just made a serious mistake. They sent Hillary and Bill Clinton’s daughter Chelsea out on behalf of her mother to bash Senator Bernie Sanders on the issue of health care. What’s so wrong with that? Don’t all candidates use family surrogates when and where they can? The Kennedys...
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
The Plutocrats Are Winning. Don’t Let Them!
Dear Readers: In the fall of 2001, in the aftermath of 9/11, as families grieved and the nation mourned, Washington swarmed with locusts of the human kind: wartime opportunists, lobbyists, lawyers, ex-members of Congress, bagmen for big donors: all of them determined to grab what they could for...
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Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 9:30am
Bad News for Democracy Is Great News for TV Profits
Television news has gone off its rocker and turned our politics into the equivalent of a freak show’s hall of mirrors. The networks have grasped Donald Trump to their collective bosom like the winner of one of those misogynistic, televised beauty pageants he owns. Each pronouncement from the Sultan...
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Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 4:15pm
This Ominous Omnibus Bill Is a Holiday Giveaway to the Wealthy
There is an unwritten rule in Congress that before you do even a little for the working class you must do a lot for the donor class. So while the $1.1 trillion — yes, that’s a “t” — budget bill now winding its way to passage contains some tax breaks for low-income workers, in reality, it’s a...
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Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 2:45pm
The GOP on the Eve of Destruction
For reasons hard to fathom, the Republicans seem to have made up their minds: they will divide, degrade and secede from the Union. Turn on your TV or computer, pick up a paper or magazine and you can see and hear them baying at the moon. They will do so with bullying, lies and manipulation, a...
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