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When Bill Moyers suggested to The Hero's Journey author Joseph Campbell that people are not on a journey to save the world but to save themselves, Campbell famously responded, "But in doing that you save the world. The influence of a vital person vitalizes." Census is an odd, poignant, vitalizing novel ...
The larger papers also had the time and budget for investigative pieces where resolute reporters were encouraged to "scoop" stories and sniff out scandal and corruption. I remember journalists like Jimmy Breslin, David Brinkley, Margaret Bourke-White, Seymour Hersh and Bill Moyers, just to name a few.

The program featured several clips from a recent documentary, Rikers: An American Jail, by Bill Moyers in which detainees describe the dangers, the humiliation and fears of being incarcerated there. Bill Moyers. Photo by Dana Maxon, courtesy Fordham Law. Moyers called Rikers "a microcosm of what's ...
My friend Bill Moyers famously recounts an observation that his former boss, President Lyndon Johnson, made about cynical Southern segregationist politicians. "If you can convince the lowest white man he's better than the best colored man, he won't notice you're picking his pocket," Johnson said. "Hell ...
Fiore's political animation has appeared on CNN, Frontline, Bill Moyers Journal, Salon.com and cable and broadcast outlets across the globe. Beginning his professional life by drawing traditional political cartoons for newspapers, Fiore's work appeared in publications ranging from the Washington Post to ...
Things in Washington, D.C., have never seemed worse. Bill Moyers, newsman, TV filmmaker and respected commentator on American values, spoke at the Marin Center, telling audiences that the power of government has passed from our elected representatives into the hands of corporations and lobbyists ...

Another source I use to form my opinion that Trump is a criminal comes from a publication by Bill Moyers, an award winning journalist who was also a press secretary in the Johnson Administration, titled "Interactive Timeline: Everything We Know About Russia and President Trump." When you consider Mr.
Veteran journalist Bill Moyers, who moved between writing and public service in his 50-year career, is retiring from what may be his final media outlet. Related · Industry Execs, New York Attorney General Speak Out In New BBC-Frontline Weinstein Documentary. Moyers is most identified with PBS, where ...
To maintain his journalistic independence, Moyers formed his own production company and raised all the funds for his many productions. At PBS, Moyers, a master of the long-form interview, had the freedom to craft his own programs, including Now with Bill Moyers, Moyers on America, Bill Moyers Journal, ...
Celebrate George Harrison's life in this 2002 memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall with performances of his music from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, Billy Preston and more. Available for the first time in high-definition. Celtic Woman - Homecoming: Ireland. Sunday, March 4th at ...
Alexander has been featured in numerous national radio and television outlets, including NPR, C-Span, Washington Journal and Bill Moyers Journal. The New Jim Crow is a 2011 NAACP Image Award winner. She was a featured academic in the Academy Award nominated documentary "13th," exploring ...
Past speakers of the Shilling Lecture include Scott Simon, Jane Goodall, Thomas Friedman, Blake Mycoskie, Bill Foege, Wangari Maathai, Bill Bradley, James Baker III, Thomas Kean, Benazir Bhutto, Desmond Tutu, Karen Hughes, Bill Moyers, President Jimmy Carter, Marian Wright Edelman, William Sloane Coffin, and ...
If you're moved to share your story after hearing the powerful stories in #NoChoice, there are several issues to consider. By Renee Bracey Sherman | January 22, 2018. Tips for Sharing Your Personal Abortion Story. Image courtesy of the National Network of Abortion Funds. Storytelling is a long-held tradition in many ...
Writer Marge Piercy recalls what it was like for young women before Roe v. Wade was the law of the land. "Going back to those dark and violent times is the master plan of many in power today," she writes. By Marge Piercy | January 18, 2018. When Love Could Kill Us. Women taking part in a demonstration in New York ...
As President Lyndon B. Johnson said in the 1960s to a young Bill Moyers: "If you can convince the lowest white man he's better than the best colored man, he won't notice you're picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he'll empty his pockets for you." Trump's supporters are saying ...
Editor's Note: Today will be the last day for our Daily Reads post and newsletter. BillMoyers.com will be going into archive mode due to Bill's retirement. Read more about that here. Thanks for reading! "An alternative tax universe not previously known to science" -> That's how USC legal scholar Edward ...
At year's end, Donald Trump and Congress are putting a lump of "clean, beautiful coal" in our stockings. By Michael Winship | December 19, 2017. The tax Bill Is the Grinchiest Christmas Gift Yet. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) speaks to members of the media at the Capitol in Washington, DC on Dec. 1, 2017. He was the only ...

BY Bill Moyers | January 27, 2017. Likewise, despite Trump's aggressive rhetoric on immigration, his policies have been relatively moderate, perhaps because many of the businesspeople who supported his campaign actually favor a milder approach. The "Muslim ban" doesn't affect the supply of labor in ...
Bill Moyers: When your play Junk came to an end, I sat there in my seat, marveling that what I had just seen on the stage was fiction which from my own experience as a journalist I knew to be true. Ayad Akhtar: Well, Picasso says that art is the lie that tells the truth. So if this absorption in the fictional doings ...
In a quiet post published to BillMoyers.com on Friday titled simply, "Farewell," the veteran muckraker and site's namesake--whose work in public life goes back to the Johnson administration in the early 1960s and whose journalistic career spans from his teens as a local newspaper reporter in East Texas to ...
veteran journalist Bill Moyers, who moved between writing and public service in his 50-year career, is retiring from what may be his final media outlet. Related · Tavis Smiley To Tucker Carlson: Millions Of taxpayer Dollars Will Be Squandered On Lawsuit If PBS Does... Moyers is most identified with PBS, ...
President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform legislation during a lunch with lawmakers working on the tax reform conference committee in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on Dec. 13, 2017. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images). This post originally appeared at AlterNet.
BY Bill Moyers and Michael Winship | December 13, 2017. What's clear is this: Jones won by arousing a decency coalition chiefly composed of African-Americans (who, mobilized by the NAACP and Democrats, among other groups, turned out in greater force than they did for Obama!); an unusually robust ...
When I turned 80 three years ago, I retired my weekly PBS series and have since focused on the web with a small, dedicated team as the avenue for our journalism. Your response rewarded our efforts, and we have been pleased and grateful for your interest and attention. I treasure the many messages ...
To maintain his journalistic independence, Moyers formed his own production company and raised all the funds for his many productions. At PBS, Moyers, a master of the long-form interview, had the freedom to craft his own programs, including Now with Bill Moyers, Moyers on America, Bill Moyers Journal, ...
We're relieved to have been wrong in expecting Roy Moore to win. But there's still a hard road ahead of us. By Bill Moyers and Michael Winship | December 13, 2017. Christmas Comes Early to Dixie. Democratic US Sen.-elect Doug Jones and his wife, Louise Jones, greet supporters during his election night gathering the ...
Bill Moyers: Sixteen books of first-rate journalism and now a novel. Your first. Did reality become too much for you? Bill McKibben: I've been working on this story just to amuse myself over the years, little bits at a time. But this year seemed like the year when everybody else could use a little relief from ...
Bill Moyers: This book is a withering exploration of Donald Trump's mental state. Aren't you and the 26 other mental health experts who contribute to it in effect violating the Goldwater Rule? Section 7.3 of the American psychiatrist Association's code of ethics flatly says: "It is unethical for a psychiatrist to offer ...
Other memories are also divorced from the presentations at the independent movie house -- like spotting journalist Bill Moyers or Rep. Jerrold Nadler and his wife in the audience, or noticing how the line waiting for the next showing resembled stereotypically upper middle-class New Yorkers who might be ...
Latham: An East Texas girl comes to her -30-. Jan. 30, 2018 at 11:46 p.m.. 0. Dorothy Estes was an East Texas girl, a graduate of East Texas Baptist University (when it was a college) and a former journalism teacher at Marshall high school. Bill Moyers was one of her students. I didn't know any of that until the day I was ...
Everyone can conjure up the famous photograph of a stone-faced Johnson being inaugurated on Air Force One; also depicted in the photo are Jack Valenti and Bill Moyers, two of the men who would go on to be among LBJ's most influential aides. The pair were part of what Zeitz calls "an ad hoc staff that ...
BY Bill Moyers | January 27, 2017. Likewise, despite Trump's aggressive rhetoric on immigration, his policies have been relatively moderate, perhaps because many of the businesspeople who supported his campaign actually favor a milder approach. The "Muslim ban" doesn't affect the supply of labor in ...
Bill Moyers: When your play Junk came to an end, I sat there in my seat, marveling that what I had just seen on the stage was fiction which from my own experience as a journalist I knew to be true. Ayad Akhtar: Well, Picasso says that art is the lie that tells the truth. So if this absorption in the fictional doings ...
In a quiet post published to BillMoyers.com on Friday titled simply, "Farewell," the veteran muckraker and site's namesake--whose work in public life goes back to the Johnson administration in the early 1960s and whose journalistic career spans from his teens as a local newspaper reporter in East Texas to ...
veteran journalist Bill Moyers, who moved between writing and public service in his 50-year career, is retiring from what may be his final media outlet. Related · Tavis Smiley To Tucker Carlson: Millions Of taxpayer Dollars Will Be Squandered On Lawsuit If PBS Does... Moyers is most identified with PBS, ...
When I turned 80 three years ago, I retired my weekly PBS series and have since focused on the web with a small, dedicated team as the avenue for our journalism. Your response rewarded our efforts, and we have been pleased and grateful for your interest and attention. I treasure the many messages ...
To maintain his journalistic independence, Moyers formed his own production company and raised all the funds for his many productions. At PBS, Moyers, a master of the long-form interview, had the freedom to craft his own programs, including Now with Bill Moyers, Moyers on America, Bill Moyers Journal, ...
New York, NY, December 1, 2017 -- Bill Moyers, a legend in broadcast journalism for four decades, has been selected as the 2018 Justice Media Trailblazer, an award given annually by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The crime Report to honor individuals in the media or media-related fields who have ...
By Bill Moyers and Michael Winship | November 27, 2017. Once Again, the Right Hijacks That Old-Time religion. Patricia Riley Jones attends a "women For Moore" rally in support of Judge Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, in front of the Alabama State Capitol, November 17, 2017 in Montgomery, ...
The 82-year-old author accepted the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters with a noteworthy ...
GOP leaders who propose deep tax cuts should look to states like Oklahoma for a cautionary tale. By Travis Rakes | November 20, 2017. My State Cut taxes ...
Nuclear symbols during a demonstration against nuclear weapons on Nov. 18, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. About 700 demonstrators protested ...
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A 42-year-old Ten Commandments sculpture is on display in front of city hall June 27, 2001 in Grand Junction, Colorado. The sculpture ...
America has become a laboratory to test whether its institutions can weather the present flood of Republican "expertise," writes a former career ...
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Professors are often lightning rods, but many see a new menace to academic freedom in recent physical threats against faculty members who ...
Demonstrators hold signs during a rally against the GOP tax plan in Washington, DC, on Nov. 15, 2017. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Bloomberg via ...
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Yielding to one of the basest of human impulses, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are subverting Western society and democracy. By Michael ...


 

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