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Bill Moyers Journal

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Bill Moyers Journal is an American television current affairs program that covered an array of current affairs and human issues, including but not limited to economics, history, literature, religion, philosophy, science, and most frequently politics. Originally, Bill Moyers executive produced, wrote and hosted the Journal. WNET in New York produced it and PBS aired it from 1972 to 1976. In 1979, following a nearly three-year hiatus, many presidential members of PBS announced that Bill Moyers Journal would return for a second series. The second series covered a broader range of issues in depth. This included election coverage and documentary footage from several U.S. states, among them Florida, Texas, Illinois, D.C. and Nevada. In addition, among its pop-culture coverage, the Journal reported on the 25th anniversary of the premiere of the long-running NBC talk program The Tonight Show. Like the first installment, the second one was produced by WNET in New York City, and was aired on PBS. However, the second installment and consequently the series ended in 1981. For the third time, Bill Moyers Journal returned to television on April 25, 2007. The debut episode was "Buying The War", which demonstrated how the commercial U.S. media served as an unwitting partner to the Bush administration in convincing the American people that the Iraq War was legitimate and necessary.

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Season 2006

PBS
Season 2006, Episode 06 Faith & Reason: Colin McGinn & Mary Gordon

S2006 E06

Jun 28, 2006
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Faith & Reason: Colin McGinn & Mary Gordon Jun 28, 2006 Two provocative authors Mary Gordon and Colin McGinn share their views on religion.

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Season 2006, Episode 07 Faith & Reason: Margaret Atwood & Martin Amis

S2006 E07

Jul 26, 2006
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Faith & Reason: Margaret Atwood & Martin Amis Jul 26, 2006 Jeanette Winterson & hip-hop playwright Will Power turn ancient myth into modern parables.

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Season 2006, Episode 08 Faith & Reason: Pema Chodron

S2006 E08

Aug 2, 2006
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Faith & Reason: Pema Chodron Aug 2, 2006 Pema Chodron, whose teachings brought Buddhism to a broad Western audience

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Season 2007

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Season 2007, Episode 05 Bill Moyers Journal: Europe and Islam, America and Race

S2007 E05

May 17, 2007
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Bill Moyers Journal: Europe and Islam, America and Race May 17, 2007 Bruce Bawer on Islam in Europe. Race in America. Free trade.

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Season 2007, Episode 06 The Journal: Labor's Andy Stern, Activist Grace Lee Boggs

S2007 E06

Jun 13, 2007
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The Journal: Labor's Andy Stern, Activist Grace Lee Boggs Jun 13, 2007 Airline CEO pay . Christian Parenti on Afghanistan. Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.

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Season 2007, Episode 10 Bill Moyers Journal: Unitary Executive Power

S2007 E10

Oct 25, 2007
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Bill Moyers Journal: Unitary Executive Power Oct 25, 2007 Bill Moyers gets perspective from two experts on the limits and abuses of federal power:

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Season 2007, Episode 11 The Journal: Katrina Recovery Woes

S2007 E11

Nov 14, 2007
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The Journal: Katrina Recovery Woes Nov 14, 2007 The Steps Coalition, which is fighting on behalf of families in post-Katrina Mississippi.

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Season 2007, Episode 12 The Journal: Crisis in Capitalism?

S2007 E12

Dec 19, 2007
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The Journal: Crisis in Capitalism? Dec 19, 2007 Benjamin Barber on consumerism. Sanford Levinson on the Constitution.

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