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Is McCain-Feingold Censorship? Floyd Abrams and Trevor Potter on Campaign Finance Reform
The Supreme Court reconvenes early for a special hearing on the constitutionality of campaign finance limits for corporations. To hear the arguments, Bill Moyers sits down with Trevor Potter, president and general counsel of The Campaign Legal Center and a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, and Floyd Abrams, a First Amendment attorney.
No More Mr. Nice Guy.
A Bill Moyers essay on fighting the health care debate.
Comparing International Medical Costs
Data shows that the U.S. spends more on health care than any other industrialized nation ? and gets less. Why?
Mapping Medical Costs
Explore the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice's atlas that documents "glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States."
The film reveals how a profit-hungry "medical-industrial complex" has turned health care into a system where millions are squandered on unnecessary tests, unproven and sometimes unwanted procedures and overpriced prescription drugs. (Please note that due to copyright restrictions we are no longer able to present this video online.)
Filmmaker Roger Weisberg puts a human face to the 47 million uninsured in America in CRITICAL CONDITION. The film follows families fighting illness without health coverage.
Who Are the Uninsured?
What are the costs in dollars and premature death?
A Conservative Plan for Healthcare? Bill Moyers sits down with former special assistant to George W. Bush David Frum, who is calling on Republicans to come up with their own plan for health care reform and suggests changes that conservatives can support.
War of Words on Health Care -- Jamieson and Altman
Media analyst Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Kaiser Family Foundation president and CEO Drew Altman discuss the messages in health care ads today, and how well they reflect the real issues of health care reform
Photographic Artist Chris Jordan turns the statistics of consumerism into palpable images in his new photo series.
Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSION RISK AND ADVENTURE IN THE 25 YEARS AFTER 50.
Remote Area Medical
Learn more about Remote Area Medical, the non-profit group that mounts "medical expeditions" in the U.S. and abroad.
You've been talking and we've been listening. THE JOURNAL highlights your comments and suggestions from some of our recent broadcasts
Wendell Potter -- Profits or Patients
With almost 20 years inside the health insurance industry, Wendell Potter saw for-profit insurers hijack our health care system and put profits before patients. Now, he speaks with Bill Moyers about how those companies are standing in the way of health care reform
Rage on the Airwaves
What happens when America's airwaves fill with hate? BILL MOYERS JOURNAL revisits a tough look at the hostile industry of "Shock Jock" media with a hard-hitting examination of its effects on our nation's political discourse.
Trudy Lieberman and Marcia Angell
Bill Moyers sits down with Trudy Lieberman, director of the health and medical reporting program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and Marcia Angell, senior lecturer in social medicine at Harvard Medical School and former editor in chief of the NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE.
Obama and Environmentalists
Bill Moyers talks with two environmental activists who are disappointed with the President's progress on climate change. Also, check out the debate among environmentalists over Obama's initiatives.
In his new book, THE EVOLUTION OF GOD, bestselling author Robert Wright examines how the idea of God has changed through history. Wright sits down with Bill Moyers to discuss why he thinks the notion of God is imperative to a moral society.