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Moyers on America

Paperback $14.95

Jun 14, 2005 | 256 Pages

  • Paperback $14.95

    Jun 14, 2005 | 256 Pages

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“Sensible and persuasive. . . . [Moyers is] a very decent man and excellent journalist whose incisive, rational observations we need right now.” –St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Nothing short of an aroused public can change things, nothing less than democracy is at
stake.” –Bill Moyers

“Bill Moyers speaks for, and to, the conscience of our nation.” –Walter Cronkite

“Honorable. . . . Heroic. . . . A bracing read.” –Austin American-Statesman

“Bill Moyers believes with his very heart-bone in the interchange of ideas, in individuals speaking out. . . . And he is, in a very real sense, a man of faith: of faith in America.” –The New York Times

Table Of Contents

Preface to the Anchor Books Edition
Editor’s Note

PART ONE: America Now

A Shiver Down the Spine
A Time for Anger
This Is Your Story. Pass It On.
Which America Will We Be Now?
—One Year Later
—War Is War
Crossing the Euphrates

PART TWO: The Soul of Democracy

The Declaration in Our Times
Many Faiths, One Nation
The Soul of Democracy
—Democracy in Peril
Wearing the Flag


Journalism Under Fire
The Making of a Journalist
Journalism and Democracy
Countering the Bastard Muses
The Fight of Our Lives
—Public Access in Peril

PART FOUR: Looking Back

Where the Jackrabbits Were
Empty Nest
Second Thoughts
Good Friend

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