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November 9, 2007

Historian Thomas Cahill
Bill Moyers interviews best-selling historian Thomas Cahill in a far ranging interview that takes viewers from the Coliseum in Rome to death row in Texas and examines what our attitudes toward cruelty can tell us about who we are as Americans.
The Tale of Dominque Green
Find out more about Dominique Green, arrested at age 18, executed at 30 in Texas in 2004.
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 14, 2007

U.S. Intelligence Community
Investigate the history of U.S. intelligence services and review post 9/11 changes.
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.
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.
June 15, 2007

The Libby Pardon
A Bill Moyers Essay on the justifications and consequences of a presidential pardon of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby
May 11, 2007

Keeping the Faith
Pat Robertson's Regent University is working to ensure that Biblical principles are reflected in the law of the land.
The Church and State Debate
A look at the origins of America's church and state debate.
May 4, 2007

Jerry Miller and the Innocence Project
Jerry Miller, recently exonerated after 24 years in prison by DNA evidence, discusses how he remained positive amidst the most negative of circumstances
Topic(s): courts, DNA, law
May 3, 2007

Learning the Lessons of Wrongful Convictions
Barry Scheck, Innocence Project Co-Director, writes about using DNA to free the wrongly-convicted and Bill Moyers Journal guest Jerry Miller.
Topic(s): blog, courts, DNA, law
April 27, 1999

Conversation with Archbishop Tutu
Bill Moyers sat down with Archbishop Tutu in 1999 discussing his chairmanship of the South African Truth and Reconciliation
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