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February 29, 2008

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Web Exclusive: Rick Karr on Government Secrecy
Are muckrakers and whistleblowers facing insurmountable odds?
February 22, 2008

EXPOSÉ ON THE JOURNAL: MR HEATH GOES TO WASHINGTON
The broadcast profiles SEATTLE TIMES reporters on the trail of how members of Congress have awarded federal dollars for questionable purposes to companies in local Congressional districts—often to companies whose executives, employees or PACs have made campaign contributions to their legislators.
February 15, 2008

The Debt Dilemma
Does America's $9 trillion federal debt mean we are mortgaging our future and jeopardizing individual savings, healthcare, and retirement for generations to come? Bill Moyers gets a reality check from Public Agenda's Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson, co-authors of WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?: YOUR GUIDED TOUR TO THE FEDERAL BUDGET CRISIS.
February 8, 2008

Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Kathleen Hall Jamieson returns to looks at the issues underlying the horse race.
Power Reading II
Your suggestions on what books the incoming President needs on his or her shelf.
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez
Rev. Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, gives his perspective on the role faith is playing in this campaign season and his take on what's happening with the evangelical vote in the primaries.
February 1, 2008

Government Waste
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.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson -- In the Long Run 2008
Kathleen Hall Jamieson returns to evaluate a big week in the '08 campaign.
Topic(s): campaign, media, politics
Power Reading
What one book should the winner take to the White House?
January 25, 2008

A Bill Moyers Essay on the Rhetoric and the Reality
Bill Moyers compares the rhetoric coming out of Washington with the reality on the ground when it comes to some major issues: the economy, the war, prospects for peace in the Middle East.
Buying the Bench?
Judicial Selection: Find Out Who's Picking Your Judges
Campaign Ad Spending: Winning the Vote
A look at another record-breaking cycle in campaign ad spending
John Grisham
Bill Moyers interviews John Grisham, best-selling author of THE FIRM, THE PELICAN BRIEF, and THE RAINMAKER, in a far-ranging conversation that gives viewers insight into the beliefs and background that influenced Grisham's work and provides an unexpected look at his views about the state of the nation.
Katherine Newman on the Downturn on the Homefront
Sociologist Katherine Newman on the global markets' effect on kitchen table issues.
January 18, 2008

Bill Moyers Essay: We Shall Overcome
A Bill Moyers essay on Martin Luther King, Jr., LBJ, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Craig Unger on the U.S. and the Saudis
Bill Moyers sits down with journalist Craig Unger, contributing editor of VANITY FAIR and author of the best-selling HOUSE OF BUSH, HOUSE OF SAUD and, most recently, THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF BUSH, who offers analysis on President Bush's recent trip to the Middle East.
David Cay Johnston
Bill Moyers interviews NEW YORK TIMES investigative reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winner David Cay Johnston who says America's system has been rigged to benefit the super-rich.
Harvey J. Kaye: Time Again for Tom Paine?
The historian and author of THOMAS PAINE AND THE PROMISE OF AMERICA discusses the role of whom he calls "the greatest radical of a radical age."
January 11, 2008

Kathleen Hall Jamieson -- Post New Hampshire Analysis
What now? Our campaign expert looks behind the post-New Hampshire headlines.
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