Bill moyers and actor hal holbrook on mark twain's views of politics, race, and war—and why america's greatest satirist is particularly relevant in a post-september 11 world plus, moyers talks to author richard rodriguez, one of the country's most intriguing and controversial writers, on how the mixing of races and cultures has influenced. In the closing days of the 1964 campaign, presidential aide bill moyers asked the bureau to conduct name checks on all persons employed in senator goldwater's senate office, and information on two staff members was reported to the white house(memorandum from hoover to moyers, 10/27/64, cited in fbi summary memorandum, 1/31/75. Bill moyers essay: the war debate click the picture above to watch bill moyers' essay on the ongoing war debate in congress then tell us what you think by commenting below.
Bill moyers essay: newt's obesession with saul alinsky from billmoyerscom on vimeo the modern iaf began after alinsky died an untimely death at 63 in 1972 ed chambers assumed primary responsibility for the iaf along with richard harmon. The notion bill moyers: a pillar of democracy is under attack bill moyers: a pillar of democracy is under attack at the national conference for media reform in memphis last week, more than 3,000. By bill moyers sixty-six years ago this summer, on my 16th birthday, i went to work for the daily newspaper in the small east texas town of marshall where i grew up it was a good place to be a cub reporter -- small enough to navigate but big enough to keep me busy and learning something every day.
The nra has america living under the gun - bill moyers/michael winship so why do we always act so surprised violence is our alter ego, wired into our stone age brains, so intrinsic its toxic eruptions no longer shock, except momentarily when we hear of a mass shooting like this latest in colorado. Bill moyers essay: the gun lobby's firepower | moyers & company | billmoyerscom 28 understanding the smith & wesson m&p15 semiautomatic assault rifle used in the aurora, colorado mass murder july. Bill moyers: a world of ideas is a trove of wisdom in its totality complement this particular portion with eleanor roosevelt on our individual responsibility in social change and james baldwin on freedom and how we imprison ourselves , then revisit moyers's stirring conversation with maya angelou about courage and facing evil. Tompaine 9/11 and the sport of god bill moyers september 09, 2005 this article is adapted from bill moyer's address this week at union theological seminary in new york, where judith and bill moyers received the seminary's highest award, the union medal, for their contributions to faith and reason in america. By bill moyers, moyers & company 20 december 12 n this web-exclusive video essay from july 2012, bill says the deadly shooting in colorado is yet another tragic indication that our society - and too many of our politicians - covet guns more than common sense or life itself.
Bill moyers: in that new york times essay back in 2014, you wrote that experience, economics and ethics are coalescing in new and important ways to bring about this change in attitude toward. Cross-posted from my blog over at 1913massacrecom: in the most recent essay for his new on democracy series, bill moyers picks up on the news that the george kaiser family foundation has. My dad was a champion marksman and gun collector, and i was a 6 year-old boy version of saoirse ronan's reindeer-hunting finnish girl in last year's movie hannaby the time i entered fourth grade. Hundreds of thousands of young americans are expected to show up at the march for our lives rally in washington, dc, on saturday to demand that congress do something about gun control. Kqeh , commonly known as kqed plus, is a public television station in san jose, california, serving the san francisco bay area as a pbs member station on channel 54/cable 10.
Moyers' most recent book, bill moyers journal: the conversation continues, was published in may 2011 he currently serves as president of the schumann media center, a nonprofit organization that supports independent journalism. Moyers called out the nra in the wake of the aurora attack in a special video essay, partially blaming the gun organization and calling it the enabler of death — paranoid, delusional and as. Soul freedom the notion of spiritual freedom is at risk, and the fourth observance of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 is an appropriate time to think about it by bill moyers / alternet.
A sit-in by the civil-rights icon on the floor of the house of representatives is a powerful statement against gun violence on march 7, 1965, 25-year-old john lewis, already a veteran of the. For more go to billmoyerscom in a web-exclusive video essay, bill moyers says friday's deadly shooting in colorado is yet another tragic indication that our society -- and too many of our politicians -- covet guns more than common sense or life itself. quinton d stallworth 8/28/14 history still matters by: bill moyers (questions) 1moyers compares the study of history to the view in the rearview mirrorin what ways is this quote an apt comparison. Bill moyers: america is living under the gun bill moyers tells the story of medicare and urges us to expand it to everyone bill moyers urges us to remember the victims of gun violence.
What i am referring to is the influence good television documentaries can have in general and the overwhelming power, in particular, of the bill moyers' piece called buying the war that aired on pbs last wednesday night. This week on moyers & company, author and scholar henry giroux explains how our political system has turned people into zombies -- people who are basically so caught up with surviving that they. The influential progressive journalist used tv as a tool to expose political and corporate wrongdoing this week pbs stations around the country will broadcast the final segment of moyers & company, bill moyers' provocative, groundbreaking interview show. Bill moyers essay: gun violence from the web video essay: living under the gun july 20, 2012 in this web-exclusive video essay posted the day after the deadly shooting in aurora, colo.
Article: living under the gun - at least 12 are dead in aurora, colorado, gunned down by a mad man at a showing of the new batman movie filled with make-believe violence one of the guns the. Democratic blog news pages home values links cartoons | 2018 election calendar | 2018 ballot | epolitics. In the midst of the holiday spending and consumption frenzy, bill moyers interviews author benjamin barber about how capitalism isn't living up to its potential to serve society.