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June 19, 2009

Liberia's History
From the arrival of freed U.S. slaves through civil war and beyond.
Photo Essay: Women, War and Peace
View a photo essay of women's peace movements around the globe.
Pray the Devil Back to Hell
The JOURNAL profiles Leymah Gbowee, a woman who led her fellow countrywomen to fight for and win peace in war-torn Liberia, and Abigail Disney, who produced the documentary of their struggle and triumph in the award-winning film PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HELL.
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 29, 2009

Resources About Torture
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL resources and interviews about torture and the rule of law.
The Geneva Conventions
Explore the history of the Geneva Conventions.
Torturing Democracy
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL presents TORTURING DEMOCRACY, a film from award-winning producer Sherry Jones which examines America's detention and interrogation practices in the "war on terror." PLEASE NOTE: Due to rights restrictions we will not be able to stream TORTURING DEMOCRACY online. You can watch the entire film at the TORTURING DEMOCRACY Web site. {http://www.torturingdemocracy.org}
May 22, 2009

Moyers on Memorial Day 2009
A Bill Moyers essay.
Topic(s): milltary, veterans, war
The JOURNAL on Veterans
Explore the JOURNAL's veterans' issues, get resources for vets and their families and find out how to contribute an oral history of a veteran to the National Veteran's History Project.
May 15, 2009

Shahan Mufti and Juan Cole: On the Ground in Pakistan
As the world follows the violence and unrest in Pakistan, Bill Moyers speaks with historian Juan Cole and journalist Shahan Mufti about how the US's relationship with the troubled nation will impact prospects for peace, human rights, and democracy in the war-torn region.
February 20, 2009

Moyers on Troops for Afghanistan
A Bill Moyers essay.
February 6, 2009

Eric Foner on Our Lincoln
As Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday approaches, Bill Moyers sits down with historian and Lincoln biographer Eric Foner to discuss the legacy and the legend of America's most studied president.
Two Centuries of Lincoln
View a photo essay of America's number one icon.
January 30, 2009

Does Bombing Work?
The JOURNAL takes a closer look at the history of strategic bombing and America's current policy on bombing, exploring the ethics behind these assaults when civilians become the victims and asks: Does bombing work?
Pierre Sprey and Marilyn Young on Strategic Bombing
Bill Moyers sits down with historian Marilyn Young, author of the forthcoming BOMBING CIVILIANS: A TWENTIETH CENTURY HISTORY and former Pentagon official Pierre Sprey, who developed military planes and helped found the military reform movement.
January 9, 2009

Bill Moyers reflects on Middle East violence
Bill Moyers reflects on the recent violence in the Middle East. PLEASE NOTE: This essay containins video and images of the Israeli and Palestinian casualties - including children - in Gaza as well as the Pulitzer prize-winning photo of the nude Vietnamese girl running from napalm bombing. Some viewers may find the images disturbing, but they are in context and germane to the subject matter.
January 2, 2009

John Lithgow
Actor John Lithgow. He's played heroes, villains, saints, sinners, a ballet-dancing elephant, and a space alien, now actor and children's author John Lithgow ? best known as Dick Solomon from NBC's hit show 3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN ? reveals a new side of himself ... poetry lover
December 19, 2008

Sarah Chayes on Afghanistan
As a new administration is set to take over in the White House, Bill Moyers checks in with author Sarah Chayes on the state of affairs in America's other war in Afghanistan. An author and former journalist, Chayes has lived the last seven years in Afghanistan helping to rebuild the country.
December 12, 2008

The Rule of Law: The Bush Legal Legacy
Review a collection of JOURNAL reports on the Bush Administration and the Rule of Law
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