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Palmer, Wayne

Overview
Works: 29 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 1,120 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Television interviews  History  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Biography  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Director, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 974.71
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wayne Palmer
The 11th of September : Moyers in conversation( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 582 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
Bill Moyers journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers discusses the life and work of Rachel Carson, an American marine biologist and conservationist who penned "Silent Spring," and speaks to photographic artist Chris Jordan on his work, which transforms statistics on consumerism into images of waste
Reconciling history in black and white( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews James Cone, author of God of the oppressed, about the meaning of the noose, the lynching tree, and other emblems of cruelty, shedding light on the lingering presence of racial hatred and terror in the national consciousness of the United States
Bill Moyers Journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Bill Moyers interviews the Reverend Jeremiah Wright - Senator Barack Obama's pastor - in his first broadcast interview since he became embroiled in controversy over decontextualized sermon excerpts appearing in the media. Offering a full view of the man and his ministry, the Journal chronicles Dr. Wright's career; goes inside his church, the Trinity United Church of Christ; and gets his take on black liberation theology and the sermons at the center of the media firestorm
Einstein's dream( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program focuses on efforts to complete Einstein's quest for a grand unifying theory that will explain all of the forces of nature in the same terms."--Container. Includes discussion of different theories (such as string theory and M theory) by Nathan Sieberg, Edward Witten, Juan Maldacena and Freeman Dyson
Bill Moyers journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers journal investigates the misuse of farm subsidies and the connection of this practice to hunger in America, and interviews David Beckmann, current president of Bread for the World
Bill Moyers journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Theodore Olson ... and David Boies ... argued opposite sides for the fate of the 2000 election in Bush v. Gore but are now teamed up in the fight to overturn California's Proposition 8 ballot measure outlawing same-sex marriage ... Bill Moyers sits down with them to discuss why [they] have taken on the hot-button issue ... and why they don't believe that same sex marriage is strictly a political right-or-left issue. In addition, Moyers honors the memory of award-winning poet Lucille Clifton [included are clips of Clifton reciting poetry]"--Container
Thinking big( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed at Princeton's renowned Institute for Advanced Study, National Public Radio's Ira Flatow introduces viewers to some of today's greatest minds through intimate, cross-disciplinary conversations that spotlight science, mathematics, history, linguistics, art, and music. This program brings together six icons of intellect--mathematician John Nash, mathematical biologist Martin Nowak, mathematician Enrico Bombieri, mathematical physicist Freeman Dyson, pianist Robert Taub, and cultural anthropologist Clifford Geertz--who talk about milestones on their roads to success. The conversation ranges far and wide, covering topics such as game theory, the evolution and cultural adaptation of language, the Riemann hypothesis, genetic engineering, nuclear-powered spacecraft, the ethnography of Southeast Asia and North Africa, Beethoven's piano sonatas, and even the movie "A Beautiful Mind."
A man named Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Luther's inner struggles of conscience and faith to his call for debate with the Pope to his scathing rebuke of erroneous church practice, this installment examines the semi-scriptural and oft-times unethical teachings and doctrines of the late medieval Church and how Luther addressed them. ... A cast of scholars and professional church workers share their expertise on the cultural and religious milieu in which Luther operated."--Container
The regard of flight and the clown bagatelles( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of two theater pieces created by Bill Irwin
Bill Moyers journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the run-up to the pivotal 2008 Ohio and Texas primaries, political ads are everywhere. In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, analyze the substance and subtext of ads being used in the Obama, Clinton, and McCain campaigns. Afterward, Moyers and historian Nell Irvin Painter, author of Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919, discuss what the history and the legacy of populism reveal about the current state of inequality in America
Bill Moyers journal. body of war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro on their film Body of war, a portrait of a young man who was shot and paralyzed in Iraq
Christian Zionism and the rhetoric of preemptive war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews Pastor John Hagee, the leader of Christians United for Israel, historian Timothy Weber, and Rabbi Michael Lerner to examine the support of Israel by fundamentalist Christians in the United States. Moyers also looks at the possibility of the United States preemptively attacking Iran, an agenda supported by Hagee and by some politicians. Also, Moyers looks at the Amish community of Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania a year after a man opened fire on a schoolroom there, killing five girls. Moyers reports on how that community's embrace of forgiveness has helped them cope with the tragedy
A world of ideas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus interviews featuring several celebrated authors discussing their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society
Bill Moyers journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ongoing debate over healthcare reform has made a battle zone of Capitol Hill. In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers and expert analysts Trudy Lieberman and Marci Angell examine the partisan messages that have emerged from the crossfire to gauge who is playing politics to manipulate-- and possibly derail-- meaningful reform. The Journal then revists the question of how popular right-wing media personalities affect the nation's political discourse with a report on what role hate speech may have played in last year's tragic shooting at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church."--Container
Bill Moyers journal. America's long war in Afghanistan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned for her mastery of multiple genres, how did award-winning writer Louise Erdrich find her voice? In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers sits down with Erdrich--author of 13 novels, poetry, children's literature and a memoir--to discuss how her Native American heritage and unique cultural experience has impacted her life, motherhood, and work. Moyers also talks with history and international relations expert and former U.S. Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich about America's long war in Afghanistan
Bill Moyers journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organizers George Goehl and Heather Booth on turning anger into action. Renowned historian Howard Zinn has chronicled centuries of people's struggles against oppression. He joins Bill Moyers to discuss the voices of today's people facing big interests' outsized influence and his new film, "The People Speak
Bill Moyers journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two years after Hurricane Katrina, tens of thousands of people in Mississippi are still displaced--in limbo, with no solution in sight. This edition of Bill Moyers Journal profiles the Steps Coalition, a group fighting on behalf of those still in need of housing. In addition, the Journal continues to probe the FCC's proposed plan to loosen media ownership. Also on the program, the University of Florida's Manuel A. Vásquez sheds light on a growing sense of transnationalism among immigrant populations. 'Today's immigrants are able to have dual loyalties, ' he says."--Container
Wall Street reformed? ; Remembering Charlie Houston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, and Bill Moyers discuss the state of the U.S. economy in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis, considering the effect of corporate bailouts and attempts at reform. A tribute to physician and mountaineer Charlie Houston follows, along with an essay on lobbyists' control of the health care reform agenda
Taking Washington back from Wall Street : Steve Meacham of City Life ; Vida Urbana( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amidst fading hopes for real reform on issues ranging from high finance to health care, economist Robert Kuttner and journalist Matt Taibbi join Bill Moyers to discuss Wall Street's power over the federal government. The Journal profiles Steve Meacham, a Massachusetts community organizer fighting to keep working people in their homes. Moyers also talks about the book, "Nemesis : the Last Days of the American Republic" by Chalmers Johnson
 
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The 11th of September : Moyers in conversation
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