This week on NOW:
After 30 years of protecting the nation's water
and being hailed as the most successful
environmental law, is the Clean Water Act now in
danger? We can thank the
Clean Water Act for the quality of much of the water
we drink. You will hear it said that the Clean Water
Act is the country's most successful environmental
law. But environmental protection is rapidly
becoming an oxymoron in the new political order, and
the Clean Water Act is on the hit list. In TROUBLED
WATERS, NOW takes a look at the legacy of the Clean
Water Act and the potential threats to it.
Bill Moyers interviews Christopher Hitchens, a
journalist who surprised many people with his
support of an American attack on Saddam Hussein.
Think your medical records are private? Dr. Marc Siegel offers his opinion on
another big issue in health care these days the
privacy of patients' medical records. New
regulations are supposed to safeguard your medical
history in the Internet age, but Dr. Siegel has his
own diagnosis of the matter.
Bill Moyers interviews acclaimed actor and veteran
activist Ossie Davis on growing up during segregation, the
Civil Rights movement, his thoughts on Trent
Lott's recent remarks and the "moral assignment"
of today's youth.