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October 31, 2008

Update: Afganistan, the Forgotten Front
Checking in on the situation in Afghanistan.
September 26, 2008

Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life
September 12, 2008

Aiding the National Guard
Response to the story "Weekend Warriors Off to Iraq."
September 5, 2008

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.
August 15, 2008

Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life.
Read an excerpt from Andrew J. Bacevich's THE LIMITS OF POWER
Read an excerpt from Bacevich's new book THE LIMITS OF POWER: THE END OF AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM.
August 8, 2008

Moyers on 2008 Interactive Map
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL will stay on the news cycle throughout the 2008 election. Here at MOYERS ON 2008, you can explore big ideas on our issue pages and then respond with your local insights on our interactive map.
Moyers on the Iraqi Government Surplus
A Bill Moyers essay on the Iraqi government surplus.
July 25, 2008

The Torture Hearings
Bill Moyers Journal goes inside last week's hearings on torture in Congress.
June 6, 2008

McClellan, the Media and the War
There's nothing new in Scott McClellan's book about the propaganda campaign or the role of the press in selling the war, so why is it such big news? Journalists Jonathan Landay and John Walcott of McClatchy newspapers and Greg Mitchell of EDITOR & PUBLISHER analyze the reaction of the administration and the media to McClellan's book.
May 16, 2008

JOURNAL Updates
From the Farm Bill to the situation in Sadr City ? updates on JOURNAL stories.
May 9, 2008

Philippe Sands author of TORTURE TEAM
International lawyer and law professor Philippe Sands, author of TORTURE TEAM, talks about the approval of coercive interrogation by high-level American officials.
March 21, 2008

Veterans Resources
Useful Web sites for veterans and their families.
March 14, 2008

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 manís 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.
March 7, 2008

Producer's Note from Marc Shaffer
Marc Shaffer talks about the two shows he has produced on earmarks for the EXPOS…: 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 EXPOS…: 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
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.
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