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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President Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller. (Photos by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images (left); Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, August 07, 2017
What Don’t You Know About the Trump/Russia Connection?
If you’re having trouble finding your way through the blizzard of facts, leaks, rumors and lies howling around the Trump/Russia connection, we have just the guide for you. Steven Harper is a trained and tenacious tiger for the truth. An outstanding career litigator, he’s also an accomplished writer...
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The architects of Medicare had the goal of expanding it to cover everyone. Views
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
LBJ Launches Medicare: 'You Can't Treat Grandma This Way'
Watching the craziness in the Senate this week, as Mitch McConnell and the GOP’s zealots drove their clown car into a brick wall and yet another effort to take away health care coverage from millions crashed and burned, I thought back to a different turn of events. It was 52 years ago this Sunday...
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Friday, June 30, 2017
NRA Issues Call for White Supremacy and Armed Insurrection
Take a look at the ad below and ask whether the National Rifle Association can go any lower. Ponder this flagrant call for violence, this insidious advocacy of hate delivered with a sneer, this threat of civil war, this despicable use of propaganda to arouse rebellion against the rule of law and...
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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
All of Donald Trump’s Lies
This weekend, The New York Times performed a noble public service by publishing nearly every lie Donald Trump has told since taking the oath of office (just four months and a few days ago, but it seems like an eternity, no?). The op-ed chart of tiny but readable font fills the entire page, until at...
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
We Must Have a Special Prosecutor
So Donald Trump fired James Comey because the FBI director mistreated Hillary Clinton last summer over her use of private emails. Stop laughing. Trump takes us for chumps. The Republic is nothing to him but a crap game. And he loads the dice. "Trump takes us for chumps." In this case, he signs the...
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Friday, April 28, 2017
Forget Andrew Jackson. The Right Thinks Trump Is Calvin Coolidge!
Republican Calvin Coolidge, who in 1923 ascended to the presidency following the death of the corrupt and dunderheaded Warren Harding, was a man of few words. But some of the most famous of the few were, “The chief business of the American people is business.” Donald Trump, on the other hand, is...
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Friday, April 14, 2017
Ask Yourself: Will Donald Trump EVER Become President?
It’s been a week now since Donald Trump once again became our president. Here’s how it happened. After he unleashed missiles on a Syrian airfield, members of Washington’s national security establishment and elite pundits swooned. Top Democrats and Republicans led the way. Good soldiers all in the...
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Democrats Must Stand Firm Against Gorsuch and His Plutocratic Backers
In Neil Gorsuch, the corporate class have their perfect manservant for the Supreme Court. He looks the part: tall, handsome, greying (at 50), charming and erudite, every inch a gentleman. His pedigree glistens: He went to the right schools, knew the right people, made the right moves, got the right...
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Republicans, Where’s the Backbone?
Congressional Republicans, we watched you at the White House Thursday. Just before Donald Trump’s rambling, manic, often snarky press conference — delivered more in the manner of a churlish insult comic than leader of the free world — the president met with a group of you, a self-titled “Trump...
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
We Must Know the Truth
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: there MUST be an investigation by an independent, bipartisan commission of Russia’s ties to Donald Trump and his associates and that nation’s interference in our elections. Emphasize independent and bipartisan. That commission must have full subpoena...
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