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Bill Moyers | The Journal: Bill T. Jones | PBS

Duration: 53:32 (Full Program)
Program: Bill Moyers Journal #1336
Broadcast Date: Dec. 25, 2009

At the close of Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial year, BILL MOYERS JOURNAL takes a unique look at our nation's 16th president — through the eyes of critically acclaimed, veteran dance artist Bill T. Jones. In a groundbreaking work of choreography called "Fondly Do We Hope ... Fervently Do We Pray," Jones reimagines a young Lincoln in his formative years through dance. Bill Moyers speaks with Jones about his creative process, his insights into Lincoln and how dance can give us fresh perspective on America's most-studied president.

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Post Date: December 29, 2009