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April 30, 2010

Jim Hightower
Bill Moyers sits down with populist Jim Hightower to look at the history and legacy of people's movements and discuss how ordinary people can reclaim political power.
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 9, 2010

Andrew J. Bacevich
Historian, international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich returns to the JOURNAL to discuss America's long war in Afghanistan
February 5, 2010

Dr. Margaret Flowers on Medicare for All
Pediatrician Margaret Flowers speaks about protesting for change and her recent arrest in an effort to get a Medicare-for-all plan back on the table.
Moyers on Money and Politics
View a collection or reports on the influence of money on American politics.
The Legal Scholar and the Libertarian
Libertarian journalist Nick Gillespie and legal scholar Lawrence Lessig discuss public financing of campaigns and the effects of money on politics.
What's Next for Campaign Finance?
In the wake of a controversial Supreme Court decision giving corporations and unions more freedom to spend on elections, many federal and state lawmakers are hoping to curb Citizens United V. FEC's effect on elections. Find out how some legislators are fighting to curb Big Money spending even as the Court invalidates laws in 24 states aimed at keeping elections clean.
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

Moyers on Priorities
A Bill Moyers Essay.
Thomas Frank
WALL STREET JOURNAL correspondent and author of THE WRECKING CREW: HOW CONSERVATIVES RUINED GOVERNMENT, ENRICHED THEMSELVES, AND BEGGARED THE NATION takes a look back at the decade that was.
December 25, 2009

The JOURNAL Top Ten
View the top ten viewer favorites from 2009.
December 11, 2009

Howard Zinn
Also This Week: HOWARD ZINN Renowned historian Howard Zinn has chronicled centuries of people's struggles against oppression. He joins Bill Moyers to discuss the voices of today's people ? facing big interests' outsized influence ? and his new film THE PEOPLE SPEAK
November 20, 2009

LBJ's Road to War
Bill Moyers considers a President's decision to escalate troop levels in a military conflict. Through LBJ's taped phone conversations and his own remembrances, Bill Moyers looks at Johnson's deliberations as he stepped up America's role in Vietnam. Explore a multimedia timeline.
October 30, 2009

James K. Galbraith
Economic recovery in review. The Dow's up, but why are Main Street Americans still reeling from last year's economic collapse? With Americans still facing rising unemployment, foreclosures, and declining property values, renowned economist James K. Galbraith on whether we've averted another crisis and how to get help for the middle class.
October 16, 2009

Mark Danner on Obama's Foreign Policy Challenges
Reporting from the world's most troubled hotspots, Mark Danner has seen countless deaths over ethnic and political divides, and witnessed firsthand how U.S. attempts to exploit those conflicts have resulted in disastrous unforeseen consequences. Danner speaks with Bill Moyers about Obama?s challenges in resetting the mindset of America from war to peace, and redefining the US as a nation.
Santa Ana's Community Health Crusade
The JOURNAL profiles public health doctor America Bracho, who serves her Santa Ana, CA community ? notorious for crime, poverty and disease ? with her organization, Latino Health Access.
The JOURNAL on Community Organizers
Explore a video collection of JOURNAL profiles of people who are making a difference in their communities.
September 25, 2009

Wide World of Women
Just where does the majority stand in terms of health, education, safety, money and power?
August 14, 2009

David Frum
A Conservative Plan for Healthcare? Bill Moyers sits down with former special assistant to George W. Bush David Frum, who is calling on Republicans to come up with their own plan for health care reform and suggests changes that conservatives can support.
July 31, 2009

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