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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Friday, December 22, 2006 - 10:38am
A Parable For Our Times
The Christian story begins simply: A child is born. He grows up to be a teacher, sage, healer and prophet. He gains a large following. To many he is a divine savior; to the rich and powerful he is an enemy. They put him to death in brutal fashion, befitting his humble beginnings in peasant Galilee and his birth in a stall thick with the raw odor of animals.
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Wednesday, November 29, 2006 - 10:13am
Message To West Point
This is an excerpt from the Sol Feinstone Lecture on The Meaning of Freedom delivered by Bill Moyers at the United States Military Academy on November 15, 2006.
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Wednesday, November 1, 2006 - 10:30am
Moyers on Urban Education: America 101
Bill Moyers delivered these remarks in San Diego on October 27, 2006 to the Council of Great City Schools , an organization of the nation’s largest urban public school systems.
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Monday, May 22, 2006 - 11:58am
Pass the Bread
Text of Baccalaureate Address Hamilton College, Clinton, NY May 20, 2006 I will make this brief because I know you have much to do between now and your farewell to Hamilton tomorrow, and that you are eager to get out and enjoy this perfect day in this glorious weather that somehow never gets mentioned in your promotional and recruitment literature.
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Friday, April 21, 2006 - 11:13am
Remembering Bill Coffin
The following remarks were delivered by Bill Moyers at the funeral service for William Sloan Coffin on Thursday, April 20, 2006, at Riverside Memorial Church in New York City.
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Thursday, April 6, 2006 - 11:13am
A Culture of Corruption: Let's Save Our Democracy by Getting Money Out of Politics
Money is choking our democracy to death. Our elections are bought out from under us and our public officials are doing the bidding of mercenaries. So powerful is the hold of wealth on politics that we cannot say America is working for all Americans. The majority may support such broad social goals as affordable medical coverage for all, decent wages for working people, safe working conditions, a secure retirement, and clean air and water, but there is no government "of, by, and for the people" to deliver on those aspirations.
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Saturday, November 19, 2005 - 10:22am
Setting The Record Straight
Remarks prepared for the recent 50th anniversary of The Texas Observer, an independent newspaper in Austin, Texas.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2005 - 11:32am
Finding Justice In Charity
This piece is adapted from a speech Moyers presented to a wealth and giving forum on Oct. 24, 2005. Moyers also serves as president of the Schumann Center for Media and Democracy. I was pleased to be asked to join you today. I take hope from the presence in one room of so many people who are committed to using their means to make it possible for so many other people to do good things.
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Friday, October 7, 2005 - 11:05am
A Question for Journalists: How Do We Cover Penguins and the Politics of Denial?
Keynote Speech to the Society of Environmental Journalists Convention Austin, Texas - October 1, 2005 Thank you for inviting me here today and for counting me as a colleague.
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Friday, September 9, 2005 - 11:10am
9/11 And The Sport of God
This article is adapted from Bill Moyer's address this week at Union Theological Seminary in New York, where Judith and Bill Moyers received the seminary's highest award, the Union Medal, for their contributions to faith and reason in America. At the Central Baptist Church in Marshall, Texas, where I was baptized in the faith, we believed in a free church in a free state. I still do.
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