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June 19, 2009

Women and World Power
Where do women stand in terms of political power? And, find out more about Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
June 12, 2009

Robert Reich
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich sits down with Bill Moyers to talk about the influence of lobbyists on policy, the economy, and the ongoing debate over health care.
June 5, 2009

Jeremy Scahill on Today's Wars
From a billion dollars sought for embassies in Pakistan and Afghanistan to May's highest casualties for US forces in Iraq since September, the wars abroad are taking their toll on our nation. Bill Moyers sits down with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill to examine the human and financial costs of America's wars.
The JOURNAL on War
From the press "Buying the War" to the costs that can't be measured in money ? THE JOURNAL on the U.S. at war.
May 22, 2009

Health Care Reform: Dr. David Himmelstein & Dr. Sidney Wolfe
Washington's abuzz about health care, but why isn't a single-payer plan an option on the table? Public Citizen's Dr. Sidney Wolfe and Physicians for a National Health Program's Dr. David Himmelstein on the political and logistical feasibility of health care reform.
Health Care Reform: Donna Smith
Bill Moyers speaks with advocate Donna Smith about how our broken system is hurting ordinary Americans.
April 24, 2009

Simon Johnson and Michael Perino
Bill Moyers talks about the economy and Wall Street's future with Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Michael Perino, professor of law at St. John's University and an advisor to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
April 17, 2009

The State of American Cities
How are America's downtowns faring up in the downturn?
March 20, 2009

American Dissenters
Dissident voices from Tom Paine to Ralph Nader
February 27, 2009

Robert Johnson
Bill Moyers talks with economist Robert Johnson, who decodes this week's news on the bank bailout, with a hard look at the international ramifications of the plan and a discussion of why nationalization has become a flash point.
January 23, 2009

David Sirota and Thomas Frank
Political columnist and blogger David Sirota and WALL STREET JOURNAL columnist Thomas Frank talk with Bill Moyers about their hopes and expectations of this administration.
January 16, 2009

Simon Schama
Bill Moyers speaks with historian Simon Schama, who spent months traveling across America in the run-up to an historic election to discover what events in our nation's past can tell us about how we live today and what's in store for the future.
January 9, 2009

EXPOSE ON THE JOURNAL: Mr. Heath Goes Back to Washington
Get an update on the SEATTLE TIMES reporters who uncovered how members of Congress had 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.
Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers' International President
Bill Moyers sits down with United Steelworkers' International President Leo Gerard to discuss seeking economic justice for workers in the middle of an economic crisis and how he sees the future of American manufacturing. Gerard shares his thoughts on how unions will fare under the Obama administration, what kind of stimulus might be needed and what the future of American industry might look like.
December 19, 2008

EXPOSE on THE JOURNAL: A Private War
The JOURNAL and EXPOS?: AMERICA'S INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS examine a whistleblower's tale of military housing contracts gone awry.
New York Governor David Paterson on State Budget Woes
As 43 states face budget shortfalls, New York Governor David Paterson talks with Bill Moyers about how states are dealing with the economic crisis.
December 12, 2008

Bailout Hearings Timeline
Follow the course of the bailout hearings ? bargains, media moments and more
FCC Update
December 12, 2008 Bill Moyers on a recent report on abuse of power at the FCC.
November 28, 2008

Changing the Way We Eat
Discover innovative schemes aiming to change the way our nation eats. View Will Allen, of Growing Power, a pioneer in the urban farming movement in action. Find out about what Alice Waters, international-known chef and sustainable farm advocate, is hoping to see on the White House Lawn. And take a virtual visit to one of artist Fritz Haeg's Edible Estates.
Michael Pollan's Food Fight
Bill Moyers sits down with Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, to discuss what direction the U.S. should pursue in the often-overlooked question of food policy. Pollan is author of IN DEFENSE OF FOOD: AN EATER'S MANIFESTO.
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