Bill Moyers Journal

Bill Moyers Journal

Bill Moyers returns to public television with a new weekly public affairs series BILL MOYERS JOURNAL. Watch video segments of the program here.


Latest Episodes

Moyers Digital Archive

Monday, 28 Jun 2010 10:00:00 EST

David Lewis, renowned community leader was shot and killed in San Mateo, California on June 9, 2010. In 1992 Lewis, an ex-convict and drug addict, drew on his own experiences to help found Free at Last in East Palo Alto, California. The center helps more than 4,200 people annually and has become a model of community-based treatment. Bill Moyers and producers Kathleen Hughes and Tom Casciato met David Lewis in 1991 during the filming of the documentary Circle of Recovery. Then Lewis was 35 years old and he was just getting on his feet, having spent most of his adult life behind bars in some of California's toughest prisons: Folsom, Soledad and San Quentin. Kathleen Hughes continued to document Lewis' remarkable community efforts in Palo Alto for NOW with Bill Moyers in 2003. You can view that story online for the first time.


Moyers Digital Archive

Wed, 09 Jun 2010 10:00:00 EST

Bill T. Jones' musical FELA! is up for 11 Tony Awards. Bill Moyers has had a long working relationship with Bill T.Jones. In this 1997 program, journalist Bill Moyers and filmmaker David Grubin give viewers a rare glimpse into dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones's highly acclaimed dance, "STILL/HERE." At workshops around the country, Jones asks people facing life-threatening illnesses to remember the highs and lows of their lives, and even imagine their own deaths. They then transform their feelings into expressive movement, which Jones incorporates into dance.


Capitol Crimes

Thu, 27 May 2010 10:00:00 EST

With disgraced lobbyist back in the news and on the big screen in Alex Gibney's new film, CASINO JACK, we re-present Bill Moyers 2006 in-depth exploration of Abramoff and his Washington world. CAPITOL CRIMES investigates the Abramoff lobbying scandal, revealing the web of relationships, secret deals and political manipulation and opening a disturbing window on the dark side of American politics. The fall of Jack Abramoff has exposed a huge web of corruption that still remains vastly unreported by the broadcast media, even as prosecutors continue to chase down leads and quiz insiders and witnesses. Moyers and his colleagues untangle emails, reports, interviews and facts on the record to provide viewers with a coherent pattern of criminal and political chicanery.


A Bill Moyers Essay

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 17:00:00 EST

A Bill Moyers Essay.


Barry Lopez

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 17:00:00 EST

Acclaimed author Barry Lopez joins Bill Moyers to discuss nature, spirit and the human condition. Lopez is an essayist, author and short-story writer, whose many books include ARCTIC DREAMS, winner of the National Book Award and OF WOLVES AND MEN, a National Book Award finalist.


Jim Hightower

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 17:00:00 EST

Bill Moyers sits down with populist Jim Hightower to look at the history and legacy of people's movements and discuss how ordinary people can reclaim political power.


Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 17:00:00 EST

The Journal travels to Iowa where one group, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI), has been helping ordinary citizens fight for change for more than three decades.


William K. Black

Fri, 23 Apr 2010 17:00:00 EST

As President Obama makes the case for strong financial reform, Bill Moyers sits down with veteran regulator William K. Black, who says Wall Street is already been breaking current rules.


Michael J. Copps

Fri, 23 Apr 2010 17:00:00 EST

The Internet has transformed business, politics, and culture, but will a corporate agenda kill freedom of the Web? With radio and television dominated by mega-corporations, more and more Americans have turned to the Internet for news, but a recent court ruling gives Big Telecom more control over broadband. Bill Moyers talks with FCC commissioner Michael Copps to discuss the future of 'net neutrality', the fight for more democratic media and the future of journalism in the digital age.


Moyers on the American Dream

Fri, 23 Apr 2010 17:00:00 EST

Bill Moyers his inspirations and the future of the American Dream.