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March 26, 2010

John Nichols & Terry O'Neill on Health Care Reform
Bill Moyers takes a closer look at the newly signed health bill and explores the future of health care reform with THE NATION's John Nichols and National Organization for Women president Terry O'Neill.
March 5, 2010

Marcia Angell on Health Care Reform
Single-payer advocate Marcia Angell on why she thinks the debate over reform needs a fresh look at the economics and delivery of the care promised in the bill.
Web Exclusive: Moyers on Choice
A Bill Moyers essay.
Wendell Potter on the President's Plan
Bill Moyers sits down with former insurance executive turned public health advocate Wendell Potter, who argues that all is not lost in the healthcare bill and details what he likes about the legislation.
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.
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
December 25, 2009

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November 13, 2009

Anna Deavere Smith
While politicians and the media war over "the public option" and "bending the cost curve," acclaimed actress-playwright Anna Deavere Smith and her one-woman play ?LET ME DOWN EASY? give voice to questions of life and death, sickness and healthcare.
October 30, 2009

Bill Moyers Essay: Restoring Accountability for Washington's Wars
A Bill Moyers Essay.
October 16, 2009

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.
October 9, 2009

Moyers on the Health Industry Lobby
A Bill Moyers essay on the health industry lobby.
Remembering Charles Houston
Bill Moyers remembers his friend, renowned physician and mountaineer Charlie Houston. View Bill Moyers complete 2004 interview with Houston and Houston's own film on his 1953 K2 expedition.
September 18, 2009

Web Exclusive: The Man Behind the Protests
A Bill Moyers essay on the protests in Washington, D.C. and who is funding opposition to health care reform.
September 11, 2009

Dr. Jim Yong Kim
Global health specialist and Dartmouth College president Dr. Jim Yong Kim shares his expertise in public health.
September 4, 2009

No More Mr. Nice Guy.
A Bill Moyers essay on fighting the health care debate.
August 28, 2009

Comparing International Medical Costs
Data shows that the U.S. spends more on health care than any other industrialized nation ? and gets less. Why?
Mapping Medical Costs
Explore the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice's atlas that documents "glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States."
Money-Driven Medicine
The film reveals how a profit-hungry "medical-industrial complex" has turned health care into a system where millions are squandered on unnecessary tests, unproven and sometimes unwanted procedures and overpriced prescription drugs. (Please note that due to copyright restrictions we are no longer able to present this video online.)
August 21, 2009

Critical Condition
Filmmaker Roger Weisberg puts a human face to the 47 million uninsured in America in CRITICAL CONDITION. The film follows families fighting illness without health coverage.
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