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Palmer, Wayne

Overview
Works: 27 works in 42 publications in 1 language and 1,118 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Television interviews  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Pictorial works  Biography  Biographical television programs  Television programs  Television news programs 
Roles: Director, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1995.9.D6, 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 587 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 )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 113 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 42 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 : politics, the media, and the economy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 36 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( 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
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. body of war( Visual )

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

As the Iraq War enters its sixth year, American military casualties have reached approximately 34,000 dead and wounded. "But numbers aren't personal," says Bill Moyers. "The only way truly to understand the human cost of this war is to know someone who is bearing it." In this edition of the Journal, Moyers interviews iconic talk show host Phil Donahue and award-winning documentarian Ellen Spiro on their film Body of War, an intimate portrait of Tomas Young-a young man who joined the Army to fight in Afghanistan, was deployed instead to Iraq, and was shot and paralyzed from the mid-chest down on his fifth day in-country. Extensive excerpts from the documentary are included. Broadcast dates: March 21, 2008; May 30, 2008; and July 4, 2008. (56 minutes)
Christian Zionism and the rhetoric of preemptive war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 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
Thinking big( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 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 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 11 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
Parker Palmer on spiritual wholeness ; Robert G. Kaiser on Washington lobbyist culture( Visual )

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

"In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers sits down with Parker Palmer, founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal, for a conversation about maintaining spiritual wholeness even as the economy and political order seem to be coming apart. Moyers also talks with The Washington Post's Robert G. Kaiser, author of So damn much money : the triumph of lobbying and the corrosion of American government, about how the nation's capitol has succumbed to the lobbyists and turned government into big business. An essay on the likely cost--in dollars and blood--of sending a surge of additional troops into Afghanistan concludes the program."--Container
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
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
Health care and finance reform( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The road to health care reform is littered with casualties--most of them President Obama's progressive allies. In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers is joined by Terry O'Neill, president of the National Organization for Women, and The Nation's John Nichols to take a closer look at the newly signed reform legislation and explore why some say that reform is not yet done. In addition, Moyers speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gretchen Morgenson for a candid examination of the obstacles facing substantive finance reform and what Washington's proposed legislation would--and would not--accomplish. The program concludes with an essay that conjures the spirit of 19th-century satrist Ambrose Bierce as it decries the pernicious influence interests on health care and finance reform initiatives."--Container
 
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