Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers

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.

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Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 7:21am
To PBS, with (Tough) Love
Neither of us is old enough to have been fooled by the Trojan Horse ( see Wikipedia ).
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 4:45pm
The Enemies of Campaign Ad Transparency
Sometimes in a dumbfounded moment the only response to the news is to rub your eyes in disbelief. Both of mine are quite irritated today at the audacity of corporate broadcasters as reported in a story online at The Washington Post .
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Monday, February 27, 2012 - 1:15pm
Contagion and the Conflict Between Religious Beliefs and Immunization
Steven Soderbergh's recent film Contagion is the most plausible experience of a global pandemic plague you're likely to see until the real thing strikes. Stark, beautiful in its own terrifying way, and all too believable, the story tracks the swift progress of a deadly airborne virus... from Hong Kong to Minneapolis... Tokyo to London... from a handful of peanuts to a credit card to the cough of strangers on a subway. Rarely does a film issue such an inescapable invitation to think, "It could happen. That could be us.
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Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 1:36pm
Freedom of and From Religion
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 8:37am
Money Throws Democracy Overboard
Watching what’s happening to our democracy is like watching the cruise ship Costa Concordia founder and sink slowly into the sea off the coast of Italy, as the passengers, shorn of life vests, scramble for safety as best they can, while the captain trips and falls conveniently into a waiting life boat.
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Monday, February 6, 2012 - 2:04pm
Saul Alinsky, Who?
And now, a word about a good American being demonized, despite being long dead. Saul Alinsky is not around to defend himself, but that hasn’t kept Newt Gingrich from using his name to whip up the froth and frenzy of his followers, whose ignorance of the man is no deterrence to their eagerness, at Gingrich’s behest, to tar and feather him posthumously.
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Monday, January 30, 2012 - 12:38pm
The Party People of Wall Street
A week or so ago, we read in The New York Times about what in the Gilded Age of the Roman Empire was known as a bacchanal – a big blowout at which the imperial swells got together and whooped it up.
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 9:28am
The Washington-Wall Street Revolving Door Just Keeps Spinning Along
We’ve already made our choice for the best headline of the year, so far: "Citigroup Replaces JPMorgan as White House Chief of Staff."
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Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 3:10pm
America Wakes Up to the Reality: Inequality Matters
If you’re part of the one percent, even getting fired comes with a cushion made of eiderdown. GMI, a research company that gets paid to keep an eye on such things, just issued a study headlined, “ Twenty-One U.S. CEOs with Golden Parachutes of More than $100 Million .” That’s each.
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Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 9:28am
Is This Land Made for You and Me?
Over the next few weeks, on the air and on our new website, BillMoyers.com , we’ll be talking a lot about “winner-take-all” politics and how economic inequality – the vast gap between the rich and everyone else– isn’t the result of market forces and Adam Smith’s “invisible hand.” It has been deliberately, politically engineered.
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