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The list below contains all NOW broadcasts arranged by air date. Click on the show title or date to access all of that program's online content including Web-exclusive features, transcripts, and related multimedia. NOW on the News also maintains its own archive of audio interviews.

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The Prisoner (December 29, 2006)
Former war on terror detainee Moazzam Begg talks about his treatment in U.S. military prisons in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay. (First aired July 28, 2006)

Artificial Intelligence? (December 22, 2006)
Why a former State Dept. insider calls the Iraqi war a "hoax...on the American people." (First aired February 3, 2006)

Food Fight and A Day at the Plant (December 15, 2006)
The messy fight to unionize a North Carolina meatpacking plant.

Corporate Compassion (December 8, 2006)
Does big business have a responsibility to 'give back' to the community? Plus Vinod Khosla on ethanol and microcredit.

Norman Lear on Minding our Media (December 1, 2006)
The TV legend argues that mainstream media is not serving the public interest.

Live and Learn and D'Mar's Story (November 24, 2006)
New Orleans is reinventing public education, but will it work?

Fog of War (November 17, 2006)
Uncovering the truth on how soldiers really died in Iraq and Afghanistan and Tyler Drumheller on compromised American intelligence.

Election Day Outcomes (November 10, 2006)
What happened on Election Day 2006 and how will America change?

Sway the Course? (November 3, 2006)
Will the Iraq war drive voters' choices at the polls? And journalist Andrew Sullivan on President Bush and the war in Iraq.

Minimum Wedge and Janitor Justice? (October 27, 2006)
A look at the people and politics behind the fight for a fair minimum wage. Plus a look into allegations that Kansas' attorney general, Phill Kline, may be illegally leveraging two churches in a bid to win re-election.

Votes for Sale? (October 20, 2006)
A grassroots movement to clean up elections and stop the influence of big money on political campaigns.

My Country, My Country (October 13, 2006)
An American Woman's Startling Tale of Life in Iraq

Cleaning House? (October 6, 2006)
The Foley Fallout: Can Congress Police Itself?

Alien Nation? (September 29, 2006)
Are some Republicans using the illegal immigration issue to score votes? And former U.S. Senator John Danforth on faith and politics.

Taking the Initiative (September 22, 2006)
Who's behind your local ballot initiatives? And former Maine governor Angus King on upcoming elections.

Blog the Vote (September 15, 2006)
Are political blogs influencing elections?

Down for the Count (September 8, 2006)
Will new voting machines cause an Election Day debacle?

Block the Vote (September 1, 2006)
New laws designed to prevent voter fraud may keep minorities, the poor, and the disabled away from the polls. Plus regular Huffington Post blogger Eric Boehlert on Washington and the press.

Lawmakers or Lawbreakers? (August 25, 2006)
Will corruption in Congress cause voter backlash at the polls this fall? Also, Congressman Jim Cooper on how the government's been misrepresenting the federal deficit.

Wiretapping Setback & Dancing With Wolves (August 18, 2006)
An interview with Tara McKelvey on the ruling against the U.S. government's wiretapping program and ranchers and wolves in Yellowstone Park facing development.

Anna Deavere Smith on Art and Politics (August 11, 2006)
Playwright and performer Anna Deavere Smith discusses the roles and responsibilities of artists in a world wracked by war.

Orville Schell on a Responsible Press (August 4, 2006)
NOW talks with Orville Schell about the role of the press in a democracy watchdog and potential bias in media coverage of the war on terror and the White House.

The Prisoner (July 28, 2006)
Former war on terror detainee Moazzam Begg talks about his treatment in U.S. military prisons in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay.

A Fish Tale (July 21, 2006)
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell on the crisis in the Middle East and a big fight over a little fish in the Chesapeake Bay.

Do No Harm? (July 14, 2006)
Should medical professionals play a part in state executions? And Bunnatine Greenhouse on the end of the Army's exclusive contract with Halliburton.

Still in Harm's Way & Man of Peace? (July 7, 2006)
Are your tax dollars paying to rebuild vacation homes for the wealthy on Dauphin Island? Also this week, is imam Fawaz Damra a man of peace or terror?

Toxic Transport (June 30, 2006)
National security experts say the hazardous chemicals transported each day by trucks, trains, and barges through America are vulnerable to a terrorist attack.

The Final Offer (June 23, 2006)
Over 100,000 General Motors auto workers must make a pivotal deal or no deal decision: stick to careers with uncertain futures, or allow GM to buy them out and walk away from jobs that many have held their entire lives.

Crude Awakening (June 16, 2006)
As oil and gas companies continue to make enormous profits in a time of record-high gas prices, watchdog groups are accusing these companies of shortchanging American taxpayers out of billions of dollars in royalties for drilling rights on public property.

Who Killed the Electric Car? (June 9, 2006)
Did car companies sabotage one of their most fuel efficient and environmentally-friendly products because it stood in the way of big profits? A new documentary by filmmaker Chris Paine charts the promising life and untimely death of the electric car.

Tangled Web (June 2, 2006)
Big business wants a fast lane on the information superhighway, but who'll get left on the side of the road? And an interview with George Christian -- one of four Connecticut librarians silenced by the FBI under the Patriot Act.

Be Our Guest (May 26, 2006)
NOW goes inside the immigration debate, investigating the guest worker program. Also, an interview with Lila Azam Zanganeh on what Americans need to understand about Iran.

The Big Uneasy & Lockdown: Detainees in the "War on Terror" (May 19, 2006)
A look at how far New Orleans has come and her tough road ahead and an update on the government's treatment of detainees of the "war on terror."

May 12, 2006: NOW brings together national leaders, activists and politicians in a Town Hall meeting hosted by Maria Hinojosa to discuss how to solve the nation's immigration impasse.

May 5, 2006: During "Cover the Uninsured Week," a series of events across the country put forth by a bi-partisan coalition in Washington D.C. pushing for health insurance reform, NOW profiles families that thought they had bought excellent insurance only to find themselves stuck with bare bones policies that offer virtually no coverage at all.

April 28, 2006: Evangelical Christians have been preaching politics in Ohio ahead of political elections and face accusations of using the church as a vehicle for political advocacy.

April 21, 2006: David Brancaccio spoke to Peter Gabriel on a recent trip to Washington D.C., where he was lobbying members of Congress to do more to end human rights abuses in Burma using Witness video as his weapon.

April 14, 2006: NOW examines how anti-abortion activists in the state are not only working to overturn Roe v. Wade but also to promote abstinence-only education for young people and limit the availability of contraception.

April 7, 2006: NOW explores the debate on gay adoption in Florida and talks to Diane Farsetta of the Center for Media and Democracy about 'Fake News'.

March 31, 2006: Video journalist Brian Palmer, recently embedded with U.S. Marines in Iraq's volatile Anbar province and Christian Parenti on Afghanistan.

March 24, 2006: NOW takes a look at a little-known Pentagon program created by Paul Wolfowitz called TALON, short for "Threat and Local Observation Notice." (March 24, 2006)

March 17, 2006: Sunshine Week: How far can and will the government go to keep its secrets?

March 10, 2006: Comedian Steve Harvey offers his take on how can Americans lead a moral life amidst corruption from Washington to Wall St. (March 10, 2006)

March 3, 2006: A humorous look inside the world of lobbyists and the Washington spin machine with satirist Christopher Buckley.

February 24, 2006: Maine tries an innovative healthcare system for the uninsured, but can it succeed? PBS ombudsman Michael Getler.

February, 17 2006: NOW reports on whether the government is wasting billions of tax dollars on pet projects for lawmakers.

February 10, 2006: Updates on NOW stories: Communities and eminent domain; the political battle over global warming; one town attempts to recover from Katrina.

February 3, 2006: How could the evidence used to make the case for the Iraq war have been so wrong? Find out in "Artificial Intelligence?"

January 27, 2006: Inside the American war machine with award-winning filmmaker Eugene Jarecki. Former Pentagon insider Chuck Spinney on whether America is getting what it's paying for when it comes to defense.

January 20, 2006: Is executive pay out of whack at the expense of investors, workers, and the economy? NOW investigates. Judith Stein, founder and executive director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy on the new federal prescription drug program.

January 13, 2006: NOW goes inside the domestic spying controversy that has some calling for a Congressional investigation. Plus, Mary Kay Culp of Kansans for Life on the Alito nomination.

January 6, 2006: NOW examines two death penalty cases that raise troubling questions about the way in which our society handles the ultimate punishment. Veteran journalist Robert Scheer on Abramhoff.

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