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Public Affairs Television (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,068 works in 2,595 publications in 1 language and 101,853 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Educational films  Interviews  Internet videos  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Biographical films  Television interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, prn, Copyright holder
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Moyers & Company Dark Money in Politics( Visual )

50 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Gretchen Morgenson tells Bill that five years after the country's economic near-collapse, banks are still too big to fail, too big to manage, and too big to trust. Stockholders' reaffirmation of Jamie Dimon as JPMorgan Chase's chairman and CEO-despite a year of accusations and investigations at the bank-is further evidence, she says, of an unchecked system that continues to covet profits and eschew accountability, putting our economy and democracy at risk. Morgenson also discusses how behemoth companies like Apple manipulate the system and avail themselves of the biggest tax loopholes money and influence can buy
Now with Bill Moyers John Esposito on the struggles of Islam by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why has much of the world's regard for America diminished in the last few years? Journalist and author Mark Hertsgaard, who traveled the globe gauging foreigners' ambivalence towards the United States shares his findings, published in his new book, "The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World." Additionally, Hertsgaard comments on how America's role is changing in the wake of September 11th, and the key U.S. environmental and foreign policy decisions that have proven divisive of the international community, as well as a perceived lack of difference between globalization and Americanization
Bill Moyers on faith & reason( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers explores the mysterious region between rationality and belief, joined by some of the world's most provocative writers and thinkers
A world of ideas by William J Wilson( Visual )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in Iran when it was still Persia and raised in colonial Zimbabwe, Doris Lessing has transformed her remarkable life into a literary tour de force. Her oeuvre comprises novels, poetry, short stories, plays, essays, a two-volume autobiography, and even a couple of operas-testimony to a drive that she herself calls compulsive. In this program, Ms. Lessing talks with Bill Moyers about her life and work, including her new novel, The Sweetest Dream
Body of war( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was the inauguration of Barack Obama a progressive moment? In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers talks with political columnist and blogger David Sirota and The Wall Street Journal's Thomas Frank about expectations of the new administration and what must be accomplished for Obama to be considered a progressive President. Then, Moyers sits down with Columbia law professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams and Princeton University's Melissa Harris-Lacewell to discuss the significance of the election of Obama and what it means for the future. An essay presenting a post-inaugural reminder of democracy's shortcomings and the administration's challenges rounds out the program
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell discusses the importance of accepting death as rebirth as in the myth of the buffalo and the story of Christ, the rite of passage in primitive societies, the role of mystical Shamans, and the decline of ritual in today's society "--Container
The wisdom of faith( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huston Smith relates his experiences with the world's greatest religions and attempts to show how all of these "wisdom traditions" share fundamental truths
Genesis a living conversation by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two programs from the television series hosted by Bill Moyers. The first focuses on the the story how God makes his covenant with Abraham; the second on Abraham's relationship with Hagar and Sarah. Both programs feature Robert Alter, Azizah Y. al-Hibri, Bharati Mukherjee, Eugene Rivers, Lewis B. Smedes, Elizabeth Swados, Burton L. Visotzky
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Ancient medical science told us our minds and bodies are one. So did philosophers of old. Now modern science and new research are helping us to understand these connections. Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists, and patients--people who are taking a new look at the meaning of sickness and health. He discusses their search for answers to perplexing questions: How do emotions translate into chemicals in our body? How do thoughts and feelings influence health? How can we collaborate with our bodies to encourage healing?
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
On our own terms Moyers on dying( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[2] A Different Kind of Care: Presents important strides being made in the area of palliative care at pioneering institutions such as New York's Mt. Sinai Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. These advances are bringing peace to those who fear that they will be a burden to loved ones, will suffer needlessly, or will be abandoned in their hour of greatest need
Buying the war( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Bush administration marketed and sold the war in Iraq to the American people. How and why did the press buy it, and what does that say about the role of journalists in helping the public sort out fact from propaganda? In this program, veteran journalist Bill Moyers, award-winning producer Kathleen Hughes, and their investigative team piece together the reporting and political spin that shaped the public mind prior to, during, and following the 2003 invasion. Exposing the disappearance of a watchdog mentality in mainstream newspaper and TV journalism, the documentary also highlights the work of intrepid Knight Ridder reporters who dug beneath the surface of administration claims, only to be drowned out by the drums of war. Further insight comes from journalists Dan Rather, former anchor of CBS evening news; Tim Russert of NBC's Meet the press; Bob Simon of 60 minutes; and Walter Isaacson, former chairman of CNN"--Container
Living with dying( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Death, which sooner or later comes to all, is treated as a strangely taboo subject in America. In this program, veteran PBS journalist Bill Moyers describes the search for new ways of thinking--and talking--about dying. Forgoing the usual reluctance that most Americans show toward speaking about death, patients and medical professionals alike come forward to examine the end of life with honesty, courage, and even humor, demonstrating that dying can be an incredibly rich experience for both the terminally ill and their loved ones."--Films Media Group website
A death of one's own( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More and more Americans are looking for opportunities to exert some measure of control over where and how they die. In this program, Bill Moyers unravels the complexities underlying the many choices at the end of life, including the bitter debate over physician-assisted suicide. Three patients, their families and their doctors discuss some of the hardest decisions, including how to pay for care, what constitutes humane treatment, and how to balance dying and dignity. In the end, do these patients die the way they wanted? Yes ... and no
The 11th of September Moyers in conversation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just hours after the attacks on America Bill Moyers began a unique dialogue with an unparalleled and diverse group of guests. Instead of dwelling on the horrific images of the tragedy, these poised and clear voices provided perspective and soothed a wounded, yet resilient, nation, creating a video that presents both a snapshot of our reactions on 9/11, and a testament to human spirit
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews Robert Bly about the confusion men feel today about their roles in society and in their inner lives. Alternates between this interview and a workshop in which Robert Bly leads a group of 100 men into a deeper understanding of their own grief
Free speech for sale a Bill Moyer's special( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the effect money has on free speech and political debate. In our society large corporations are increasingly able to drown out opposition buy buying large amounts of air time, while their opponents are silenced by their lack of money. The program also investigates the consequences for our democracy as media outlets are increasingly coming under control of only a few corporations
A different kind of care( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of life, what many Americans want is physical and spiritual comfort in a home setting. Bill Moyers presents the important strides being made in the area of palliative care at pioneering institutions such as New York's Mt. Sinai Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. These advances are bringing peace to those who fear that they will be a burden to loved ones, will suffer needlessly, or will be abandoned in their hour of greatest need
A time to change( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether they want to or not, four out of five Americans will likely die in hospitals or nursing homes and the care they get will depend on who is footing the bill. Bill Moyers introduces crusading medical professionals--including staff members of the Balm of Gilead Project in Brimingham, Alabama--who have dedicated themselves to improving end-of-life care by changing America's overburdened health system."
 
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Now with Bill Moyers John Esposito on the struggles of IslamBill Moyers on faith & reasonBody of warJoseph Campbell and the power of mythAmazing graceThe 11th of September Moyers in conversation