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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 23, 2007

James H. Cone
With the noose and the lynching tree entering the national discussion in the wake of recent news events, Bill Moyers interviews theologian James Cone about how these powerful images relate to the symbol of the cross and how they signify both tragedy and triumph.
The Legacy of Lynching
Slideshow and historical overview of lynching in America.
Topic(s): history, law, race
November 16, 2007

Immigration Timeline
View an interactive timeline of immigration in America.
Turkey Creek: Preview and Q & A with Filmmaker Leah Mahan
Find out more about a historic black village devastated by Katrina. And watch a special preview of a documentary on Turkey Creek, Mississippi.
October 26, 2007

The Church Committee and FISA
The post-Watergate Church Committee led to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). What's next for domestic intelligence?
October 12, 2007

Anouar Majid
Bill Moyers talks to Professor Anouar Majid about diversity in the American tradition and its implications for Muslim society.
September 21, 2007

Rachel Carson
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL looks at the life and legacy of Rachel Carson and her book SILENT SPRING, which launched the modern environmental movement.
The DDT Controversy
Critics allege that Carson's case against the insecticide DDT put a halt to the chemical's use to fight malaria around the world. But what is the truth? Find out more
September 14, 2007

9/11 For the Record: Interactive Timeline
This interactive timline lets you review the 9/11 Commission's findings on events and intelligence available before the 9/11 attacks sources include the relevant documents, contemporary news coverage and new reports.
August 17, 2007

Martin E. Marty
Bill Moyers talks with historian Martin E. Marty about his recent book, THE MYSTERY OF THE CHILD.
August 3, 2007

A New American Dream?
Viewers comment on the past and future of The American Dream.
Cultural Amnesia: Who would you remember?
Viewers comment on" Which individual, for good or ill, do you believe is most important for generations to come to understand and learn from? And why?
Cultural Critic Clive James
Bill Moyers interviews culture critic Clive James, whose latest book CULTURAL AMNESIA comes after more than 40 years observing and commenting on arts, literature, culture, and politics.
July 13, 2007

Civil Liberties in Wartime
Find out more about the history of civil liberties during times of war in the United States.
History of Impeachment
Explore the legal and political history of impeachment in the U.S.
Tough Talk on Impeachment
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL explores the talk of impeachment with Constitutional scholar Bruce Fein, who wrote the first article of impeachment against President Bill Clinton, and THE NATION's John Nichols, author of THE GENIUS OF IMPEACHMENT.
June 22, 2007

Bill Moyers Reads...
Reading list from Bill Moyers
June 15, 2007

Grace Lee Boggs
Bill Moyers talks with 91 year old activist, Grace Lee Boggs, about the cultural revolution brewing in our country at the grassroots level.
June 1, 2007

Listening to History
Bill Moyers reflects on a taped conversation from 1964 between LBJ and his National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy.
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Bill Moyers sat down with Archbishop Tutu in 1999 to discuss his chairmanship of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

February 11, 2010 is the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prision.

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