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1.

Islam

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Bill Moyers and Huston Smith discuss misconceptions of Islam. Discovering Islam as an adult, Smith became enamored with Islamic conceptions of order, justice, mercy, and compassion. Through their trance-inducing dances, the mystics, the Sufis, bring God into the immediate moment.
VHS
1996
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The Wisdom of Faith

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Huston Smith relates his experiences with the world's greatest religions and attempts to show how all of these "wisdom traditions" share fundamental truths.
VHS
1996
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Families Matter

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Moyers queries writers, philosophers, activists and ordinary citizens around the country, focusing on the public and private concerns of the American people in an election year. This program focuses on the family with participants discussing the impact of government, private industry and communities, as well as the individual on families. Problems and solutions are examined and discussed.
VHS
1994; 1992
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Bill T. Jones: Still/Here

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A look at dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones's highly acclaimed dance,"Still/Here". At workshops around the country, people facing life-threatening illnesses are asked to remember the highs and lows of their lives, and even imagine their own deaths. They then transform these feelings into expressive movement, which Jones incorporates into the dance "Still/Here". Jones deomonstrates the movements of his life story--his first encounter with white people, confusion over his sexuality, his partner Arnie Zane's untimely death from AIDS, and Jones's own HIV status.
VHS
1997
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Seyyed Hossein Nasr: The Islamic Mind

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A discussion with Islamic scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr.
VHS
1994; 1990
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America, What Went Wrong?

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Bill Moyers looks at the economic condition of the country, using as a basis for discussion the book by reporters Donald Barlett and James Steele. The premise is that the government has a secret "rule book" that caused the economic disturbances of disappearing good paying jobs, corporate takeover frenzy, and businesses moving headquarters, plants or money overseas for the good of their bottom lines.
VHS
1994; 1992
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Tu Wei-Ming: A Confucian Life in America

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Bill Moyers interviews Tu Wei-ming who discusses the relevance of Confucian philosophy to our times and the recent student movement in China. Tu Wei-ming suggests that the humanism of Confucius can help us sort out some of the ethical problems of today.
VHS
1994; 1990
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David Puttnam: Hollywood's Role in Shaping Values

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British film producer David Puttnam talks to Bill Moyers about movies and their role in shaping society's values. He offers his observations on arts and culture.
VHS
1994; 1988
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The Great Health Care Debate

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This program examines the role of the media and special interest groups in the recent demise of national health care reform. More than $100 million has been spent on public relations, advertising, lobbying, and lawyering in connection with the health care debate, and nearly 100 public relations and lobbying firms have influenced it. These facts raise some tough questions about how our democracy works. How truthful is the information disseminated about health care reform? How do the special interests of an advocacy group shape its message?
VHS
1994
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10.

Genesis: A Living Conversation

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Host Bill Moyers dialogues with several panels consisting of a diverse array of prominent theologians, artists, historians, and clergy discussing the stories in the Book of Genesis.
VHS
1997; 1996
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