Creativity with Bill Moyers
Journalist Bill Moyers examines various forms of creative expression by interviewing noted artists and performers regarding their influences and inspiration, and looking at unusual outlets for the creative impulse.
“Some of the warmest, most incisive profiles ever seen on the tube.”
– United Press International
“T.V. journalism at its best.”
– Associated Press
A Portrait of Maya Angelou
Angelou returns to her home-town in Arkansas to explore the memories and experiences that are at the roots of her art.
“A lustrous premiere.”
– Los Angeles Times
Raphaelson wrote nine plays for the stage and close to twenty for the screen, including The Jazz Singer, the first motion picture with sound. This program explores his ideas, his imagination and his career.
“A finely etched portrait of a talented, honorable, self-examining man.”
– Village Voice
Inventors show their many and varied ways of coming up with superior ideas.
The Olympics of the Mind
This program explores ways in which creative thought can be taught and practiced in schools to inspire and encourage students to stretch their minds.
Garbage: Another Way of Seeing
The program features unusual people whose life work centers on what we throw away: an artist who makes discoveries from trash; worm farmers increasing productivity; and an anthropologist who is uncovering social customs by analyzing garbage.