Bill Moyers returned to television in January 2012 with Moyers & Company, a weekly series of smart talk and new ideas aimed at helping viewers make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers. The program also features Moyers’ hallmark essays on democracy.
A broadcast journalist for more than four decades, Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times, one that resonates with multiple generations. In January 2012, at the age of 77, Moyers began his latest media venture with the launch of Moyers & Company on air and online at BillMoyers.com – providing “conversations on democracy” and explorations of contemporary culture, making sense of what matters to us all.
Judith Davidson Moyers, his wife and creative partner, is Executive Editor of Moyers & Company. President of Public Affairs Television (PAT) for 14 years, she is now the company’s CEO.
Recent episodes can be ordered by calling 1-800-336-1917 or visiting Amazon.com.
His commentaries are here on EarthSayers as part of the Sustainability Champion special collection.
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Distracted from Democracy with Marty Kaplan
In a country as rich as America, why is there so little outcry about the ever-increasing economic divide between the very wealthy and everyone else? Media scholar Marty Kaplan points to our well-fed appetite for media distraction. Later on the show, acclaimed historian Gary May puts the recent Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act into historical perspective. Published on Jul 12, 2013
EarthSayers Marty Kaplan; Bill Moyers