Friday, September 7, 2007

On Bill Moyers Journal This Week

NEWSLETTER - Friday, September 7, 2007

"I don't think the public begins to understand how much of what they do in their normal daily lives has now become subject to surveillance by the government."- Mickey Edwards

This week on Bill Moyers Journal KCET

Bill Moyers interviews executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union Anthony D. Romero and former Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards about new legislation expanding the government's domestic surveillance program.

Jack Goldsmith, former head the Office of Legal Counsel at the Justice Department, gives an insider’s view of advising the President on the limits of executive power during the war on terror, which is the subject of his new book The Terror Presidency.

As proposed new rules may allow coal companies to expand mountain top removal mining, BILL MOYERS JOURNAL takes viewers to the mountains of West Virginia, which are being stripped for their coal with often disastrous environmental consequences for surrounding communities, to report on local evangelical Christians who are turning to their faith to help save the earth.

On The Moyers Blog

Explore and discuss the Protect America Act, the new legislation aimed at modernizing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Get a sneak peek at Jack Goldsmith's The Terror Presidency and tell us what you think.

Read an essay from Allen Johnson from Christians for the Mountains.

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