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The list below contains all NOW broadcasts arranged by air date. Click on the show title 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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2008

Credit and Credibility (December 26, 2008)
Two high-level industry insiders tell us what was going on inside the Wall Street firms that once generated billions in profits.

Daughters for Sale (December 19, 2008)
The Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation helps prevent poor families in Nepal from selling their daughters into slavery.

Paradise Lost (December 12, 2008)
Climate change crisis: An entire nation being washed away

Our Pakistan Problem & The Right Approach to Iran? (December 5, 2008)
How should Obama handle our tricky relations with Pakistan? Plus an Iranian insider on how the US should handle the problematic issue of Iran's nuclear program.

Obama's Challenge (November 28, 2008)
A leading progressive thinker challenges Obama with a controversial plan for economic recovery.

Green Collar Jobs (November 14, 2008)
Can green jobs be the engine of recovery from the economic meltdown?

How Will He Lead? & Obama's Challenges Abroad (November 7, 2008)
Charles Ogletree, one of Obama's closest advisers, offers an insider's view on what to expect from the president-elect.

What Women Voters Want (October 31, 2008)
Tough decisions for undecided women voters in the swing states.

Nurses Needed (October 24, 2008)
An investigation into a critical shortage of nurses.

Virginia's Vote & A Better Bailout? (October 17, 2008)
Battleground Virginia: Could a reliably Republican state turn blue? Plus answers and insight on the government's financial rescue plan.

Driven to Despair (October 10, 2008)
Do we have the means to modernize both our infrastructure and our lifestyles?

New Voters in the New West (October 3, 2008)
Inside the ground war for voters in Western swing states.

Behind the Bailout (September 26, 2008)
What will the government bailout mean for you?

Women, Power and Politics (September 19, 2008)
How have women in politics changed America and the world?

Obama in Danger? & Is the Evangelical Vote in Play?
(September 12, 2008)
Author Drew Westen says Obama has to do a better job of appealing to voters' emotions. Plus, are evangelicals ready to bolt from the Republican Party? Insight from Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr.

2008: A Republican Reinvention? & Amy Goodman Interview (September 5, 2008)
A prominent moderate says the Republican Party must welcome new ideas. Plus journalist Amy Goodman on her arrest at the Republican National Convention.

Attacking Affirmative Action (August 29, 2008)
Is it time to end a cornerstone of American race relations?

Health Care Franchise (August 22, 2008)
Can a fast food business model save lives in Africa? Also, an unusual effort to document victories in the war on AIDS.

The Border Fence (August 15, 2008)
The U.S.-Mexico border fence -- are private contractors making billions on a project that won't work?

Dinner With the President (August 8, 2008)
Inside Pakistan: A close-up look at a troubled, and troubling, ally.

Alaska: The Senator and the Oil Man (August 1, 2008)
Did Big Oil bring Ted Stevens down? Big Payoffs and Big Oil under scrutiny in Alaska.

John Edwards' War on Poverty (July 25, 2008)
John Edwards on his ambitious plan to cut poverty in half. Will it work?

Afghanistan: The Forgotten War (July 18, 2008)
Embedded with the Marines in Afghanistan: Can we defeat a resurgent Taliban?

Jobs for Jordan (July 11, 2008)
Millions of young people out of work in the Middle East--what does it mean for America?

Subprime Solution? (June 27, 2008)
A groundbreaking idea to keep desperate homeowners in their houses.

India Rising (June 20, 2008)
Globalization's downside: Will a booming worldwide middle class drive up consumer costs?

Fighting the Army (June 13, 2008)
Is the Army casting aside its neediest soldiers?

Dialogue with Dictators? (June 6, 2008)
NOW talks with Admiral William J. Fallon who resigned over disagreements with the Bush Administration's Middle East policy. Plus author David Sirota on the power of populism.

Fighting Child Prostitution (May 30, 2008)
Can we stop a child prostitution epidemic in our own country?

Rape in the Military (May 23, 2008)
Women in the U.S. military raped by fellow soldiers -- new information in a shocking investigation. Plus "'Unselling' Meth": How a unique program to combat meth use is beating the odds.

Education City (May 16, 2008)
A radical experiment in education: American universities in the Middle East.

Prisons for Profit (May 9, 2008)
Corporations are running many Americans prisons, but will they put profits before prisoners?

Election 2008: What to Expect (May 2, 2008)
Politics, race and religion -- the primaries enter an explosive phase.

College Summit (April 25, 2008)
Children of the rich have a better shot at college than poor kids. Look who's trying to level the field.

Health Care Meltdown: Looking for Solutions (April 18, 2008)
Does Pennsylvania have the answer to the country's health care crisis?

Taxing the Poor (April 11, 2008)
Are taxes being levied fairly when it comes to the rich and the poor?

Save Energy, Save Money, Save the Planet (March 28, 2008)
Could a new effort to fight global warming save money and create jobs at the same time?

Toxic Toys? (March 21, 2008)
Why is a chemical banned in toys sold in Europe still showing up in the United States?

Wiretap Whistleblower (March 14, 2008)
Whistleblower Mark Klein on letting companies off the hook for helping the government spy on e-mails.

Torture Tactics: An Interview with Alex Gibney (March 7, 2008)
Will the election turn on which candidate takes a tougher stance on torture?

Rewriting Campaign Rules (February 29, 2008)
Former Edwards advisor Joe Trippi explains how the 2008 presidential race could permanently rewrite the rules of American electoral politics.

Fighting Over Forests (February 22, 2008)
Will a Bush Administration effort open thousands of acres of public land to private development?

Benefits Denied (February 15, 2008)
How corporations are using the designation 'freelancer' to avoid paying benefits.

Spinning Election Strategies (February 8, 2008)
A seasoned campaign manager looks at the political battles ahead.

Middle Class Insecurity (February 1, 2008)
NOW investigates the rampant economic anxiety among America's middle class.

God and Politics 2008 (January 25, 2008)
Evangelical voters are rethinking their politics and purpose.

Democrats Divided 2008 (January 18, 2008)
The battle over the future of the Democratic Party.

The Latino Vote 2008 (January 11, 2008)
Will Latino voters provide the margin of victory in the presidential election?

Dirty Politics 2008 (January 4, 2008)
Inside the mudslinging and smear tactics of the 2008 race.

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