Thursday, May 31, 2007

NEWSLETTER - Friday, June 1, 2007

"If [Iraq] survives as a democracy, I do believe that you're going to be able to say that the price was worth it."- former Senator Bob Kerrey (D-NE)

This week on Bill Moyers Journal (

Former Democratic senator Bob Kerrey is making his case for a refocused mission in Iraq. The 9/11 Commission member and Vietnam war veteran tells Bill Moyers why having US military forces in Iraq is necessary in fighting terrorism, but calls for a bipartisan plan to end US policing and occupation in the war torn nation.

One of Washington's most influential public advocates, Joan Claybrook of Public Citizen, talks about what is at stake in the ethical reforms under consideration in Congress.

Bill Moyers shares his perspective on the Vietnam war in an essay featuring archival audio of conversation between President Lyndon Johnson and US National Security Advisor McGeorge Bundy.

Take a poll and discuss your thoughts on Congress' ability to clean house.

Give us your take and answer a question on Iraq from Bill Moyers posed to Bob Kerrey.

Respond to Bill Moyers' essay on the Vietnam war. Each week, video, transcripts, and further resources and investigations from Bill Moyers Journal are available online at

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