Friday, February 29, 2008

This Week on Bill Moyers Journal

Glendale Moyers Talkers meet next on Thursday, March 20.

From the NEWSLETTER - Friday, February 29, 2008


As Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama make their appeals to "the lunch-box voters" in Ohio and Texas, expert on media and politics Kathleen Hall Jamieson analyzes the messages on the campaign trail in the lead up to Tuesday’s potentially decisive primaries.

Then, Bill Moyers speaks with author and historian Nell Irvin Painter about what history and the legacy of populism can reveal about the current state of inequality in America. Her grassroots history of the populist and progressive era in American life STANDING AT ARMAGEDDON will soon be out in a second edition.

Are whistleblowers and muckrakers facing insurmountable odds? JOURNAL media correspondent Rick Karr on government secrecy.


Respond to the JOURNAL's essay on government secrecy available only online, then ask media correspondent Rick Karr your questions.

Using ads and sound bites to build campaign narratives. Weigh in.

Bill Moyers Rewind. Watch Bill Moyers' 1990 interview with noted Islamic scholar Sayyed Hossein Nasr, who discusses prospects of peace in the Middle East and tell us what you think.

Each week, video, transcripts, and further resources and investigations from BILL MOYERS JOURNAL are available online at

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