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Debate Watching Tips
Campaign analyst Kathleen Hall Jamieson offers her tips for watching the debates.
Getting Taken by the Old Ball Game
A Bill Moyers essay on the new Yankee Stadium...and other matters.
Kevin Phillips on BAD MONEY
Bill Moyers sits down with former Nixon White House strategist and political and economic critic Kevin Phillips, whose latest book BAD MONEY: RECKLESS FINANCE, FAILED POLITICS, AND THE GLOBAL CRISIS OF AMERICAN CAPITALISM explores the role that the crumbling financial sector played in the now-fragile American economy.
Wall Street Woes
NEW YORK TIMES business and financial columnists Gretchen Morgenson and Floyd Norris discuss who wins and who loses in the financial turmoil.
Wall Street Woes Around the Globe
Get international perspective on the crisis in U.S. financial markets.
A Bill Moyers essay.
Aiding the National Guard
Response to the story "Weekend Warriors Off to Iraq."
Campaign Media Analysis
Media experts Brooke Gladstone and Les Payne take stock of how the media have fared in the 2008 cycle. Do political partisans on both sides prefer propaganda to the facts
Rage on the Radio
What happens when America's airwaves fill with hate? BILL MOYERS JOURNAL takes 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.
Web Exclusive: The Blogger's Tale
A Web exclusive interview with Chinese blogger Michael Anti. Microsoft gave into government pressure to shut down his site in 2005. He spoke with JOURNAL producer Jessica Wang in August 2008.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson on the GOP Convention
Contributor Kathleen Hall Jamieson returns with a recap of the key moments and messages of the Republican National Convention.
Vice President Cheney's Convention-Week Trip
Vice President Dick Cheney spent the week shuttling around former Soviet satellite states, bolstering their ties to the United States in the wake of Russia's invasion of Georgia. Learn more about the background to the Vice President's visits in the map below
Web Exclusive: ARMS in Action
This BILL MOYERS JOURNAL Web exclusive video reports the challenges facing A.R.M.S., a New Jersey charity that supports National Guard members and their families.
Weekend Warriors Off to Iraq
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL gives viewers an intimate look at how deployments of National Guard troops to Iraq affect the state Governors' ability to swiftly respond to domestic disaster at home and impact the families left behind. Traveling to New Jersey, THE JOURNAL follows families preparing for the deployment of nearly half of New Jersey's National Guard to Iraq.
Democratic Direction: Katrina vanden Heuvel and Adolph Reed Jr.
In the historic moment of the first African-American nominee for President, Bill Moyers sits down with Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and University of Pennsylvania professor of political science Adolph Reed, Jr. to discuss the promises from the DNC and expectations of Barack Obama.
Is the South Solid?
There are must-win states for both candidates in the South. Can either change historic voting patterns?
One State, Two State, Red State, Blue State: Merle and Earl Black on Southern and Swing State Politics
Bill Moyers speaks with political analysts Merle and Earl Black, who've tracked the American electorate for years. They will discuss how American demographics ? particularly votes from the Southern and the swing states, such as Ohio and Pennsylvania ? will influence the campaign and the election.
With celebrations set to kick off in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, the JOURNAL travels to Colorado where tough economic times are hitting suburban communities.
Journalist Philip Pan
As the Olympics are set to close, Bill Moyers interviews Philip Pan, foreign correspondent and former Beijing bureau chief for THE WASHINGTON POST, on how the emerging economic power of China looks from the ground.