On October 4, 1999, friends and colleagues met in Arlington, Virginia to honor outgoing BJC Executive Director James M. Dunn. Following President Bill Clinton, journalist Bill Moyers took the podium for a half hour tribute. What begins with a few jokes ends with a more serious Moyers proclaiming that Dunn and his wife Marilyn had “not lived their lives in vain.” For more on Dr. Dunn's legacy, visit BJConline.org/JamesDunn.+ More details
In honor of the life and legacy of former BJC Executive Director Dr. James M. Dunn (1932-2015), we are re-releasing “The Intersection: Where Religious Liberty and Power Meet.” In this 1996 conversation with renowned journalist Bill Moyers, Dunn explains the importance of religious liberty in the United States and how it relates to Baptist heritage. This video can be downloaded for use in a Bible study or Sunday school class, and discussion guides are available at http://bjconline.org/theintersection/ The video was a joint project between American Baptist Home Mission Societies (then "National Ministries, American Baptist Churches USA") and the Baptist Joint Committee. Filmed at The Riverside Church in New York City, production was by Ward & Associates of Washington, D.C. For more on Dr. Dunn, visit http://bjconline.org/james-m-dunn-1932-2015.+ More details
In this clip, former Vice President Hubert Humphrey discusses his defeat to Richard Nixon in the 1968 presidential election and talks frankly about how the experience affected him. - April 11, 1976+ More details
In this clip from "Juveniles Locked Up," Bill Moyers introduces us to the Last Chance Ranch in Florida, which offers serious juvenile offenders firm treatment in a small center. It gives one final chance to these offenders to straighten their lives out with discipline and work. What Can We Do About Violence? is a four-part series from 1995 that focuses on solutions to the problem of violence in America. Learn more at BillMoyers.com.+ More details
In the early 1990s, a young Ethiopian was beaten to death by a group of white supremacist "skinheads" in Portland, Oregon. Evidence linked incitement by a hate group -- the "White Aryan Resistance" -- to the murder. Civil rights groups brought a civil suit; and WAR raised a First Amendment defense. In this clip, we see portions of the trial, with commentary from Bill Moyers. What Can We Do About Violence? is a four-part series from 1995 that focuses on solutions to the problem of violence in America. Learn more at BillMoyers.com+ More details
In this clip from the film "Amazing Grace," American folk music singer Jean Ritchie, who was known as "The Mother of Folk," talks about the meaning of the word grace and sings the hymn at a family reunion. This 1990 Bill Moyers documentary examines the popularity and influence of the enduring English Christian hymn, Amazing Grace. Learn more at: http://BillMoyers.com+ More details
In this clip from "The Mind Body Connection," Bill speaks with Marette Flies, a young woman who suffers from lupus, about how she may have been classically conditioned to take less medication. Flies doctor, Karin Olness, explains how they used cod liver oil and rose perfume in the process. This episode is from the five-part 1993 series "Healing and the Mind," in which Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists and patients about the role of emotions, thoughts and feelings on our health. Learn more about the series: billmoyers.com/series/healing-and-the-mind/+ More details
In this clip from "Wounded Healers," Bill Moyers joins a group of patients at Commonweal, a retreat for people with cancer in California. This episode is from the five-part 1993 series "Healing and the Mind," in which Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists and patients about the role of emotions, thoughts and feelings on our health. Learn more about the series: billmoyers.com/series/healing-and-the-mind/+ More details
In this clip, Bill Moyers signs off from NOW for the last time, and thanks his wife and staff for their work on the program. This clip is from an episode of NOW with Bill Moyers, a weekly show that aired from 2002 to 2005 and featured documentary reporting as well as in-depth one-on-one interviews. Learn more about the series here: billmoyers.com/series/now-with-bill-moyers/+ More details
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