Bill Moyers: The United States Of ALEC

A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a “nonpartisan public-private partnership”. But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge.

March 23, 1945 - Curbing Enthusiasm, Cautious Optimism.

March 23, 1945 - Allied Armies cross the Rhine, moving faster than press can report it. Speculation on allied victories. Air Raids on Japan destroy 20% of industrial capacity in Tokyo. Senate extends Draft without a single "no" vote. State Department gives UN Conference Special name.

July 29, 1965 - Vietnam, Civil Rights And Medicare.

News of the day for July 29, 1965. Local New York news, plus World News, including reaction to LBJ Vietnam buildup address, Abe Fortas appointed to Supreme Court, Civil Rights demonstrations throughout the South, another day in paradise.

Bill Moyers: Bring Back The Draft

Bill Moyers ended his show this week with an editorial comment on what he thinks we should do if President Obama chooses to escalate the war in Afghan