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April 23, 2010

FCC Commissioner Michael Copps
As Big Telecom tightens its grip over broadband, is your access to the Web at risk? Bill Moyers talks with FCC commissioner Michael Copps to discuss the future of 'net neutrality', the fight for more democratic media and the future of journalism in the digital age.
April 2, 2010

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.
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.
March 5, 2010

Web Exclusive: Moyers on Choice
A Bill Moyers essay.
February 26, 2010

Battle Lines on Same Sex Marriage
Trace the fight in the courts, voting booths and public opinion
Theodore Olson and David Boies on Same-Sex Marraige
Once adversaries in 2000's Bush v. Gore Supreme Court case, now two of the nation's premier lawyers ? one conservative and one liberal ? have teamed up to make the constitutional case for same-sex marriage.
February 19, 2010

Buying the Bench?
A Bill Moyers essay.
Jeffrey Toobin
Legal analyst and journalist Jeffrey Toobin talks about the relationship between big money and judicial elections today
Justice for Sale
Bill Moyers Journal takes a hard look at how campaign cash in judicial races may sway America's courts. The Journal revisits the 1999 FRONTLINE special "Justice for Sale" which looked at the growing concern - even among Supreme Court justices themselves - that campaign contributions may be corrupting the judicial process.
February 5, 2010

Moyers on Money and Politics
View a collection or reports on the influence of money on American politics.
January 29, 2010

Campaign Finance Laws by State
Twenty-four states currently have laws which restrict or ban corporate spending in elections. Below, you will find a list of state statutes that may be affected by Citizens United v. F.E.C.
December 25, 2009

The JOURNAL Top Ten
View the top ten viewer favorites from 2009.
October 30, 2009

Web Exclusive: Glenn Greenwald
Bill Moyers conducts a Web exclusive interview with Glenn Greenwald, about Afghanistan, government secrecy, the economy and his challenge to the editorial staff of THE WASHINGTON POST to justify their argument that the U.S. should borrow money for war but not for health care.
October 23, 2009

International Courts
Explore the history of international courts of justice.
Justice Richard Goldstone
Bill Moyers talks with Justice Richard Goldstone, who headed up the controversial UN Human Rights Council investigation into fighting in Gaza between Israel and Hamas.
Remembering Justice William James Justice
Bill Moyers reflects on the legacy of a true Texas maverick.
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.
September 18, 2009

America's Workers
Explore some of the crucial issues facing America's workers and priorities for reform. Topics include challenges faced by younger workers, workplace rules, The Employee Free Choice Act, the living wage movement and more.
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