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May 29, 2009

Torturing Democracy
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL presents TORTURING DEMOCRACY, a film from award-winning producer Sherry Jones which examines America's detention and interrogation practices in the "war on terror." PLEASE NOTE: Due to rights restrictions we will not be able to stream TORTURING DEMOCRACY online. You can watch the entire film at the TORTURING DEMOCRACY Web site. {}
May 22, 2009

Health Care Reform: Dr. David Himmelstein & Dr. Sidney Wolfe
Washington's abuzz about health care, but why isn't a single-payer plan an option on the table? Public Citizen's Dr. Sidney Wolfe and Physicians for a National Health Program's Dr. David Himmelstein on the political and logistical feasibility of health care reform.
Health Care Reform: Donna Smith
Bill Moyers speaks with advocate Donna Smith about how our broken system is hurting ordinary Americans.
Moyers on Memorial Day 2009
A Bill Moyers essay.
Topic(s): milltary, veterans, war
The JOURNAL on Veterans
Explore the JOURNAL's veterans' issues, get resources for vets and their families and find out how to contribute an oral history of a veteran to the National Veteran's History Project.
May 15, 2009

Daniel Goleman
Daniel Goleman explains to Bill Moyers how better educated consumers can help build a sustainable economy.
Moyers on Twitter
Bill Moyers contemplates the pressing question, "To tweet or not to tweet?"
Shahan Mufti and Juan Cole: On the Ground in Pakistan
As the world follows the violence and unrest in Pakistan, Bill Moyers speaks with historian Juan Cole and journalist Shahan Mufti about how the US's relationship with the troubled nation will impact prospects for peace, human rights, and democracy in the war-torn region.
May 8, 2009

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
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.
Senator Dick Durbin on The Politics of Big Money
As the banking stress test results come in, the JOURNAL takes a closer look at money's stranglehold on politics. Bill Moyers speaks with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) on campaign finance reform, big lobbying, and making Washington work for the people rather than special interests.
May 1, 2009

Bruce Fein and Mark Danner on the Torture Memos
A new debate followed the release of the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel memos approving extreme measures of interrogation under the Bush administration. Bill Moyers sits down with Bruce Fein, former deputy attorney general under President Ronald Reagan and chairman of the American Freedom Agenda, and Mark Danner, who has been reporting on the US treatment and interrogation of detainees for the NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS.
Steve Meacham and the Housing Crisis
The JOURNAL profiles Steve Meacham, a Massachusetts community organizer fighting to keep working people in their homes
Web Exclusive: Bruce Fein and Mark Danner on American Empire
The conversation between Bruce Fein, Mark Danner and Bill Moyers continues.
April 24, 2009

Earth Day, Every Day
Simple things you can do to made a difference for the environment.
Pecora Part II?
Investigating Wall Street? The demand is growing for new Pecora hearings, the 1930s investigation into the causes of the Great Depression. But just who WAS Ferdinand Percora, and what changes did the investigation bring about?
Simon Johnson and Michael Perino
Bill Moyers talks about the economy and Wall Street's future with Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Michael Perino, professor of law at St. John's University and an advisor to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
April 17, 2009

David Simon, Creator of THE WIRE
From crime beat reporter for the BALTIMORE SUN to award-winning screenwriter of HBO's critically-acclaimed The Wire, David Simon talks with Bill Moyers about inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism today.
Prison Nation
The U.S. has five percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prisoners -- how did we get here?
Stopping the Presses
The newspaper morgue is no longer just back issues ? it's holds growing number of defunct papers around the nation. Get the stats on the changing media landscape. And, Bill Moyers and David Simon reflect on what happened to the news business.
The State of American Cities
How are America's downtowns faring up in the downturn?
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