Bill Moyers

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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Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:45am
Netanyahu Speaks, Money Talks
Everything you need to know about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress Tuesday was the presence in the visitor’s gallery of one man – Sheldon Adelson. The gambling tycoon is the Godfather of the Republican Right. The party’s presidential hopefuls line up to kiss his...
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Friday, February 6, 2015 - 5:30am
The Fiery Cage and the Lynching Tree, Brutality’s Never Far Away
They burned him alive in an iron cage, and as he screamed and writhed in the agony of hell they made a sport of his death. After listening to one newscast after another rightly condemn the barbaric killing of that Jordanian air force pilot at the bloody hands of ISIS, I couldn’t sleep. My mind kept...
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
Republicans and Wall Street Say to Hell With Protecting the Public!
Since December, Congress has twice passed measures to weaken regulations in the Dodd-Frank financial law that are intended to reduce the risk of another financial meltdown. In the last election cycle, Wall Street banks and financial interests spent over $1.2 billion on lobbying and campaign...
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Friday, November 21, 2014 - 2:15pm
Dividing the Spoils
We’ve been watching Congress since the mid-term elections and reading Zephyr Teachout’s terrific history book, Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United . That snuff box was a gift from King Louis XVI of France. His Majesty was a good friend of the American...
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Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:45am
Don’t Let Them Silence You: Vote, Dammit.
Our country’s oldest and longest struggle has been to enlarge democracy by making it possible for more and more people to be treated equally at the polls. The right to participate in choosing our representatives – to vote — is the very right that inflamed the American colonies and marched us toward...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:45am
Climate Change You Can Believe In
Just as Sunday’s big People’s Climate March and next week’s UN global summit on climate converge here in New York City, the nation and world are experiencing weather of an intensity that should rattle the stubborn false convictions of even the most fervent climate change denier. The pain is only...
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:15pm
Politicians Show Their Gratitude Where It Count$
There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart, a poet wrote, and as this year’s summer winds toward its end and elections approach, gratitude is indeed what our politicians have flowing from that space where their hearts should be. As the world burns, our political class whoops it up with the...
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Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown by (John Trumbull, 1797). Views
Friday, July 4, 2014 - 11:15am
Celebrate the Revolution — And Keep It Going
The Glorious Fourth is a day to let ‘er rip, be as red-white-and-blue as you like, hang out the flag, join the parade, keep an eye on the sky where those fireworks are bursting in air. Start early: pop a Sousa into the sound system, turn up the volume (not too loudly out of respect for the...
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Col. T.E. Lawrence, shown Oct. 3, 1928. (AP Photo) Views
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 12:15pm
What We Can Learn From Lawrence of Arabia
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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defended the agency's net neutrality plan. (AFP-Getty Images / April 30, 2014) Views
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 2:15pm
How to Keep the Internet Open and Free
Barack Obama told us there would be no compromise on Net neutrality. We heard him say it back in 2007, when he first was running for president.
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