Featured Producer: Bill Moyers


Moyers & Company: The Children’s Climate Crusade 27 min.

In this final edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with legal scholar and environmentalist Mary Christina Wood about a new legal framework against global warming. Called atmospheric trust litigation, it takes the fate of the Earth into the courts, arguing that the planet’s atmosphere – its air, water, land, plants and animals — are the responsibility of government, held in its trust to ins...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Moyers & Company: American Indians Confront "Savage Anxieties" 27 min.

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with Robert A. Williams Jr., a professor specializing in American Indian law, about American Indian’s tragic history of dispossession. Williams says stereotypes about American Indians have been codified into laws and government policies, with devastating consequences. Williams, who is of Lumbee Indian heritage, says, “very much like African-American...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Moyers & Company: Democrats Bow Down to Wall Street 27 min.

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with outspoken veteran journalist John R. MacArthur of Harper’s Magazine who says that Republicans and Democrats alike are abandoning the republic in pursuit of big bucks. As negotiators from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were meeting behind closed doors in Washington for a new round of talks on a proposed trade deal, MacArthur...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Moyers & Company: How Public Power Can Defeat Plutocrats 27 min.

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Lawrence Lessig and Zephyr Teachout return to talk about the corrupting influence of money in politics — a subject both have studied as scholars and are fighting against as reformers. They advocate bringing back antitrust language and outline strategies for recruiting Congress members to pass campaign finance reform legislation. Broadcast date: November 21,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Moyers & Company: The Long, Dark Shadows of Plutocracy 25 min.

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill points to the changing skyline of Manhattan as the physical embodiment of how money and power impact the lives and neighborhoods of every day people. Soaring towers being built at the south end of Central Park, with apartments selling from $30 million to $90 million, are beginning to block the light on the park below. Many of the apartments are being sold...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Moyers & Company: The New Robber Barons 27 min.

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with Author and historian Steve Fraser about provisions in the new spending bill, drafted by Citigroup, that expand the amount of campaign donations wealthy donors can give, and lets banks off the hook for gambling with customer (and taxpayer) money. Fraser compares our current age with the First Gilded Age when people rose in rebellion agains...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Moyers & Company: The United States of Ferguson 25 min.

In the wake of decisions by grand juries in both Missouri and New York’s Staten Island not to indict white police officers in the deaths of unarmed African-Americans, this edition of Moyers & Company is an encore broadcast of Bill’s conversation earlier this year with journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, a senior editor for The Atlantic, about his cover story “The Case for Reparations” about why Ameri...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Moyers & Company: Breaking Big Money’s Grip on Elections 27 min.

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, the only independent member of the US Senate, about purchasing political power. It’s a grave threat, he believes, not only to our electoral process but to democracy itself. Sanders is angry about what he sees as big money’s wholesale purchase. He cites the mayoral election in Richmond, California where Mayor Gayl...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Moyers & Company: Facing Down Corporate Election Greed 27 min.

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with Green Party Leader Gayle McLaughlin and journalist Harriet Blair Rowan about the small city of Richmond, California where in recent elections a slate of progressive candidates challenged pro-business candidates, backed to the tune of more than $3 million by the energy giant Chevron, and won. They discuss the great success of the billions sp...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Moyers & Company: The Bare Knuckle Fight against Money in Politics 27 min.

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with Lawrence Lessig and Zephyr Teachout, two college professors who left academia to run for political office in the turbulent midterm elections of 2014. Although they did not win the elections, they share their experiences and the hard-fought lessons learned about the state of American democracy. Broadcast date: November 14, 2014.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014