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April 16, 2010

Moyers on the True Costs of War
Bill Moyers on one mayor's efforts to make the cost of Afghanistan and Iraq manifest in his town of Binghamton, New York.
April 2, 2010

American Inequality
Another study, THE SPIRIT LEVEL by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, shows that the US has the greatest income inequality among the major developed countries. Get the stats and read an interview with the authors.
Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander
In the months before his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had expanded his focus on racial justice to include reducing economic inequality. On this week's 42nd anniversary of King's assassination, Bill Moyers sits down with attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander to discuss how far we've really come as a country, how poor and working class Americans have been falling behind and what America must do to fulfill Dr. King's vision.
Moyers on Inequality
A Bill Moyers essay.
Reflections on King's Dreams
Revisit Dr. King's evolving theories of social and economic justice through his speeches. Plus, a Bill Moyers essay.
March 12, 2010

John Sexton
Bill Moyers talks to NYU president and modern renaissance man John Sexton in a wide-ranging conversation about God, baseball, and the importance of thoughtful discourse in society. Previously a champion debate coach and scholar of religion and law, Sexton discusses his unique take on theology, contemporary politics, and the evolving role of universities throughout the world.
January 22, 2010

Eric Alterman and Melissa Harris-Lacewell on Obama's First Year
The JOURNAL assesses Obama's first year as President in the wake of Democrats' defeat in Massachusetts' special election for Senate with Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell and journalist Eric Alterman
January 15, 2010

Greg Mortenson,
Author and humanitarian Greg Mortenson, whose best-selling books THREE CUPS OF TEA and STONES INTO SCHOOLS argue that education is the best way to peace in Afghanistan and across the Islamic world.
Moyers on Priorities
A Bill Moyers Essay.
November 27, 2009

Jane Goodall
Dr. Jane Goodall. Despite dire warnings for our endangered planet, Jane Goodall says all is not yet lost ? we can change course if we act now.
Roots & Shoots
A global environmental and humanitarian youth program of The Jane Goodall Institute
October 16, 2009

The JOURNAL on Community Organizers
Explore a video collection of JOURNAL profiles of people who are making a difference in their communities.
October 2, 2009

David Simon, Creator of THE WIRE (Re-broadcast)
From crime beat reporter for the BALTIMORE SUN to award-winning screenwriter of HBO's critically-acclaimed The Wire, David Simon talks with Bill Moyers about inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism today.
September 25, 2009

Lynn Sherr on the Century of Women
Lynn Sherr on the century of women.
Wide World of Women
Just where does the majority stand in terms of health, education, safety, money and power?
September 11, 2009

Dr. Jim Yong Kim
Global health specialist and Dartmouth College president Dr. Jim Yong Kim shares his expertise in public health.
May 8, 2009

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSION RISK AND ADVENTURE IN THE 25 YEARS AFTER 50.
May 1, 2009

Steve Meacham and the Housing Crisis
The JOURNAL profiles Steve Meacham, a Massachusetts community organizer fighting to keep working people in their homes
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.
March 20, 2009

American Dissenters
Dissident voices from Tom Paine to Ralph Nader
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