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May 23, 2008

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 16, 2008

JOURNAL Updates
From the Farm Bill to the situation in Sadr City ? updates on JOURNAL stories.
THE AL QAHTANI DEBACLE by Philippe Sands
A special essay by Philippe Sands about Detainee 063 at Guantanamo.
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.
May 2, 2008

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.
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.
February 29, 2008

Web Exclusive: Rick Karr on Government Secrecy
Are muckrakers and whistleblowers facing insurmountable odds?
February 8, 2008

Moyers on Taxi to the Dark Side
Bill Moyers on a new documentary that explores America's debate over torture.
January 25, 2008

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.
January 4, 2008

Ron Paul
The Republican candidate on the race and the media.
December 7, 2007

Moyers Mailbag
You've been talking and we've been listening. THE JOURNAL highlights your comments and suggestions from some of our recent broadcasts.
November 9, 2007

Pakistan in Peril?
Bill Moyers on the unrest in the streets of America's ally.
October 26, 2007

Another Church Committee?
Is FISA, and it's recent amendments, an unnecessary limitation on the executive branch's ability to conduct comprehensive intelligence programs? Or do you think we need a modern-day Church Committee?
Power and the Presidency
Bill Moyers talks with constitutional law professor Charles Fried and lawyer and author Fritz Schwarz on the growing power of the executive branch.
The Church Committee and FISA
The post-Watergate Church Committee led to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). What's next for domestic intelligence?
September 7, 2007

Jack L. Goldsmith
Former head of the Office of Legal Counsel under George W. Bush, Jack L. Goldsmith, discusses the Administration's expanded view of executive power.
License to Spy
Bill Moyers talks with former Congressman Mickey Edwards and ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero about revisions to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Preview Goldsmith's THE TERROR PRESIDENCY
As former head of the Office of Legal Counsel at the Department of Justice, Jack Goldsmith was responsible for advising President Bush on what he could and could not do legally -- Read a preview of his book THE TERROR PRESIDENCY.
Surveillance of the people, for the the people?
The discussion on the delicate balance between national security and the protection of civil liberties continues with the JOURNAL interview of Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union and former Republican congressman Mickey Edwards.
July 13, 2007

Civil Liberties in Wartime
Find out more about the history of civil liberties during times of war in the United States.
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