Friday, June 22, 2007

This Week on Bill Moyers Journal

"They knew exactly what they were doing and who they were working for, and what the goal was;and that goal was to improve the image of one of the world's worst dictatorships. I think it really represents a crisis in our system of government."
- Ken Silverstein This week on Bill Moyers Journal (check local listings)

When Harper’s Magazine editor Ken Silverstein went undercover to recruit Washington lobbyists to help improve the image of Turkmenistan, a corrupt foreign government with appalling human rights abuses, K-Street lobbying firms laid out plans to get the job done. What does it say about the state of influence-peddling in Washington? Bill Moyers gets the inside story from Silverstein in his first television interview on going undercover.

An emerging leader in the Muslim-American community, Imam Zaid Shakir has been called a voice of conscience for American Muslims, but his views on Islam in America have put him at the center of a heated debate about faith and culture.

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