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April 4, 2008

David Beckmann - Bread for the World
Bill Moyers talks with the president of Bread for the World about the challenges of combatting hunger. Plus, online resources for aiding the hungry.
Hope in the Congo?
THE JOURNAL takes viewers on the ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo to follow aid workers and local relief efforts that are bringing hope to a forgotten land. "The aid agencies are almost substituting for a social welfare system that hasn't operated in these areas for decades," says Dominic MacSorley, Emergency Director for Concern Worldwide, an international aid organization.
March 28, 2008

America's Cities
Find out what America's mayors really want for their cities and from the candidates. Plus, 10 things you probably didn't know about our cities.
If It Bleeds, It Leads
The Kerner Commission and the media — then and now.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker
Forty years after race riots in Detroit, Newark, and dozens of other cities stunned the nation, has anything changed? Bill Moyers interviews Newark Mayor Cory Booker for a frontline report on race and politics today.
The Kerner Commission - 40 Years Later with Fred Harris
THE JOURNAL looks at an update of the Kerner Commission Report, which blamed the violence on the devastating poverty and hopelessness endemic in the inner cities of the 1960s and includes an interview with former Oklahoma Senator Fred Harris, one of the last living members of the Kerner Commission.
March 21, 2008

Body of War
Enter the story of Iraq war veteran Tomas Young who was shot and paralyzed less than a week into his tour of duty. Three years in the making, BODY OF WAR tells the poignant tale of the young man's journey from joining the service after 9/11 to fight in Afghanistan, to living with devastating wounds after being deployed to Iraq instead.
Iraq Conflict in Numbers
Get information on the numbers behind the conflict — and the controversy over tallying U.S. and Iraqi casualties.
Topic(s): Iraq, war
Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro
Bill Moyers interviews former talk show host Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro on the true cost of war and their documentary, BODY OF WAR, depicting the moving story of one veteran dealing with the aftermath of war.
Q and A with Ellen Spiro
Ellen Spiro, Co-Director/Co-Producer and Cinematographer of BODY OF WAR talks about documentary filmmaker.
Veterans Resources
Useful Web sites for veterans and their families.
March 14, 2008

Government Oversight
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL examines the reality of waste and abuse of power in Washington with a look at the investigations being conducted by Congress's Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Preview of BODY OF WAR
Bill Moyers interviews former talk show host Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro on the true cost of war and their documentary, BODY OF WAR, depicting the moving story of one veteran dealing with the aftermath of war. With extensive excerpts from the film, the filmmakers talk about Iraq war veteran Tomas Young who was shot and paralyzed less than a week into his tour of duty. Three years in the making, Body of War tells the poignant tale of the young man’s journey from joining the service after 9/11 to fight in Afghanistan, to living with devastating wounds after being deployed to Iraq instead. Watch a preview.
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March 7, 2008

Christians United for Israel (CUFI)
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL reports on the politically powerful group Christians United for Israel, whose leader, Pastor John Hagee recently endorsed John McCain for the presidency.
Producer's Note from Marc Shaffer
Marc Shaffer talks about the two shows he has produced on earmarks for the EXPOSÉ: AMERICA'S INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS.
SEATTLE TIMES Reporter David Heath Answers Your Questions
DAVID HEATH, an investigative reporter at THE SEATTLE TIMES, answered viewer questions posed after the airing of a report on earmarks from EXPOSÉ: AMERICA'S INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS on the JOURNAL.
The GOP Has a Nominee: Mickey Edwards and Matt Welch on McCain
REASON's Matt Welch, author of MCCAIN: THE MYTH OF A MAVERICK and former GOP Senator Mickey Edwards on John McCain
Viewer Mail
You've been writing and we've been reading. Revisit past JOURNAL stories.
February 29, 2008

Kathleen Hall Jamieson on Campaign Ads
As Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama make their appeals to "lunchbox voters" in Ohio and Texas, expert on media and politics Kathleen Hall Jamieson analyzes the messages on the campaign trail in the lead up to potentially decisive primaries.
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