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Bill Moyers: More Money, Less Democracy

In this essay, Bill examines how the Citizens United decision has candidates campaigning for cash more than votes, and how that money — pouring into TV ads and high-paid political consultants — is creating “a racket, plain and simple.” ...

May 2, 1979 BT (Before Thatcher).

May 2, 1979BT (Before Thatcher) - final day of campaigning ahead of British Elections. Incumbent Prime Minister James Callahan projected to win. Ayatulla Mohatari assassinated in Tehran, group calling themselves Forghan claim responsibility. Seven bombs go off in Paris. Kurt Waldheim visits North Korea. Jimmy Carter begins talks with Japanese PM Masayoshi Ohira over trade imbalance. Arthur Fiedler celebrates 50th anniversary as Music Director of Boston Pops. John Wayne back in Hospital.