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July 11, 2008

Deepening the American Dream
A Web-only project that features essays and videos of some of Moyers? notable guests laying out their vision for the future of the American dream.
Mickey Edwards and Ross Douthat on Conservatism
What?s happened to the conservative movement in America? Conservatives Mickey Edwards and Ross Douthat discuss why they believe their movement has gone off track during the last eight years and what it means for the Republican Party.
June 20, 2008

Orlando Patterson and Glenn Loury on Race in America
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL examines racial inequality in America through the prisms of the legacy of slavery and the current socio-economic landscape with perspective from historical and cultural sociologist Orlando Patterson and Glenn C. Loury, an economist and expert on race and social division.
June 13, 2008

Steve Fraser on Gilded Ages
Steve Fraser, historian and author of WALL STREET: AMERICA'S DREAM PALACE, discusses the modern parallels and differences to the first Gilded Age, the big disparity between the rich and poor, and the increasing strain on working Americans.
June 6, 2008

Campaign Analysis from Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Dr. Ronald Walters
The Annenberg School's Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Dr. Ronald Walters, director of the African American Leadership Institute and Scholar Practitioner Program at the University of Maryland, contemplate what's next for Obama, Clinton and the rest of the election cycle.
Moyers on the Nominee
Bill Moyers on the Democratic Party and its new nominee.
May 23, 2008

Help Wanted: A Bill Moyers Essay
A Bill Moyers essay on the administration's record of resignations.
Jeffrey Toobin
Jeffrey Toobin, one of the most recognized legal journalists in the country, discusses what the Supreme Court might look after the 2008 election. Plus, online tools to help you become a court-watcher.
May 2, 2008

Bill Moyers on Reverend Jeremiah Wright
Bill Moyers reflects on his interview with Reverend Jeremiah Wright.
Christopher Cerf and Victor Navasky
Victor Navasky and Christopher Cerf's new book MISSION ACCOMPLISHED looks back at what the experts told us would happen in Iraq.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Our political analyst returns to take stock of the never-ending primary season.
Mission Accomplished?
It has fallen to the White House Press Secretaries to defend and explain President Bush's May 1st landing on the USS Abraham and the controversial "Mission Accomplished" banner.
April 25, 2008

Rev. Jeremiah Wright
Bill Moyers interviews the Reverend Jeremiah Wright in his first broadcast interview with a journalist since he became embroiled in a controversy for his remarks and his relationship with Barack Obama. Wright, who retired in early 2008 as pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, where Senator Obama is a member, has been at the center of controversy for comments he made during sermons, which surfaced in the press in March.
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.
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.
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.
March 7, 2008

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
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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.
Nell Irvin Painter
Historian Nell Irvin Painter examines what history reveals about the current state of inequality in America. Does today’s economic disparity indicate a new "Gilded Age" that threatens democracy?
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