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Judy Shepard Urges Passage of Hate Crimes Law

Reggie Cervantes: Desperate for Health Care

Robert Redford: Business Warming Up To Environment

Robert Reich: Last Chance for Immigration Reform?

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The list below contains all NOW on the News programs arranged by date. Click on the show title to access all of that program's online content including audio and transcripts. NOW on PBS also maintains a separate archive of television programs.




Economy on the Edge (March 21, 2008)
After a tumultuous week on Wall Street and for the economy as a whole, David Brancaccio talks with noted economic forecaster Allen Sinai about what lies ahead.

The Housing Crash Recession: How Did We Get Here? (March 21, 2008)
Economist Dean Baker considers the people, the decisions and the blind spots that led America into the current recession.

Judy Shepard Urges Passage of Hate Crimes Law (July 13, 2007)
Why Shepard believes the government is "giving permission" for people to harass homosexuals.

Reggie Cervantes: Desperate for Health Care (June 29, 2007)
A 9-11 volunteer emergency responder featured in Michael Moore's new film "Sicko" says she's desperate for health care.

Robert Redford: Business Warming Up To Environment (June 15, 2007)
Redford says "change is in the air" as businesses find value in going green.

Robert Reich: Last Chance for Immigration Reform? (June 8, 2007)
Is the issue of immigration reform "too hot for politics"

Cindy Sheehan: "We'll Come Back Stronger" (June 1, 2007)
Days after leaving the anti-war movement, Cindy Sheehan vows to regroup and continue her struggle against the Iraqi war.

Bill Drayton on Social Entrepreneurs (May 25, 2007)
The innovator who popularized the term "social entrepreneur" on why he thinks social entrepreneurship is the next big thing.

Matthew Burden on Military Blogging (May 14, 2007)
Will new Army blogging rules serve to quash the truth coming out of Iraq?

Chris Simcox on Undocumented Immigrants (May 5, 2007)
Chris Simcox, founder and head of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, offers his views on illegal immigration.

Ellen Bravo on Women's Pay (April 27, 2007)
Why women make less money than men and what to do about it.

Gore Vidal on the Virginia Tech Tragedy (April 20, 2007)
Iconoclast Gore Vidal shares his views on the killings at Virginia Tech and the state of America today.

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel on Universal Health Care (April 13, 2007)
NIH bio-ethicist Zeke Emanuel proposes a health care voucher plan for America.

Paul Rieckhoff on V.A. Crisis (April 6, 2007)
The executive director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America on what's keeping injured soldiers from collecting benefits.

Saad Eskander on Rebuilding Iraq (March 23, 2007)
The Director of the Iraqi National Library and Archives discusses the painstaking struggles he faced rebuilding a looted and burned library after the U.S. invasion in 2003

Bud Cummins on the U.S. Attorney Firings (March 16, 2007)
One of eight federal prosecutors fired by the Justice Department speaks out.

Todd Gitlin on the Libby Verdict (March 9, 2007)
Political writer and Columbia University Professor Todd Gitlin on the I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby trial and its wider historical perspective.

Greg Mortenson on Building Afghan Schools (March 2, 2007)
Humanitarian Greg Mortenson about his efforts to educate children, particularly girls, in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Angela Davis on Race in America (February 23, 2007)
Longtime activist Angela Davis on Race in America, Presidential Candidate Sen. Barack Obama, and the growing movement against the war in Iraq.

David Kang on North Korea's Nuclear Program (February 16, 2007)
Why the North Korean nuclear deal took so long, and how Pyongyang could still sell its arms to Al Qaeda.

Elizabeth Warren on Debt and the Middle Class (February 9, 2007)
A leading expert on bankruptcy, debt and the middle class, about why so many American families are ending up in major financial trouble, and what should be done about it.

Jeannette Walls on Poverty and Homelessness (February 2, 2007)
Author Jeannette Walls discusses her experiences growing up in extreme poverty as described in her memoir "The Glass Castle."

Lt. Col. Isaiah Wilson III on More Troops in Iraq (January 19, 2007)
A former planner with the 101st Airborne in Iraq and a war historian has concerns over U.S. policies in Iraq.

Patty Casazza on Implementing 9/11 Commission Recommendations (January 12, 2007)
"Jersey Girl" Patty Casazza about her reaction to Democrats' attempts to implement 9/11 Commission national security recommendations.

Elvis Mitchell on the Top Films of 2006 (December 22, 2006)
Mitchell reveals his top holiday picks, the role of politics in film, the legacy of Robert Altman, and what to look forward to in 2007.

Sen. Jeff Bingaman on America's Energy Policy (December 8, 2006)
The new head of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee on how he plans to tackle global warming, America's dependence on oil, and Big Oil royalties.

Lila Azam Zanganeh on Engaging Iran (December 1, 2006)
Journalist Lila Azam Zanganeh addresses President Ahmadinejad's letter to the American people, the need for dialogue between Tehran and Washington, and what Iranians really think of Americans.

Charles Rangel on What's Next for the U.S. (November 17, 2006)
The soon-to-be Chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee on Democrats' plans over the next two years, the war in Iraq, and why he's eyeing Dick Cheney's office.

Matt Taibbi Decries Negative Campaigns (November 8, 2006)
What Rolling Stone contributing editor Matt Taibbi witnessed on the campaign trail and why he's not impressed by the results.

Lynne Stewart on her Prison Sentence (October 20, 2006)
The veteran civil rights lawyer on why she broke the law for a jailed terrorist sheik and whether or not she would do it again.

George Packer: Threats Around the World (October 13, 2006)
The author of "The Assassins' Gate" talks about his experiences in Iraq and his perspective on world affairs.

Rose Ann DeMoro: New Labor Ruling (October 6, 2006)
The executive director of the California Nurses Association argues a new court ruling will stop some nurses from joining labor unions.

Noam Chomsky: America's Foreign Policy (September 29, 2006)
Esteemed intellectual Noam Chomsky, as he questions both Clinton and Bush, and shares how he believes opportunities for peace are being squandered.

Mark Hanis: The Crisis in Darfur (September 22, 2006)
The head of Genocide Intervention Network talks about how the world is responding to Darfur.

Maziar Bahari: The U.S. and Iran (September 15, 2006)
Newsweek's Iranian correspondent reports from Tehran.

Mary Robinson: Views of America (September 8, 2006)
Former U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Mary Robinson on the world's changing view of America since September 11.


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