Season 2, Episode 8 NOW with Bill Moyers
First Aired: February 21, 2003
A discussion of the U.S. media and their impact on the political process features John Nichols of the Nation and author Robert McChesney (“Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communications, Politics in Dubious Times”). Also: journalist Seymour Hersh asseses national-security issues posed by nuclear weapons in such countries as Pakistan and North Korea. And photographer Bill Gentile returns to Nicaragua, a country he covered during its 1980s civil war.
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- Premiered: January 18, 2002
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- Premise: A weekly newsmagazine called by host Bill Moyers a `journal of ideas, stories and people' that `will be close to the news but not the news.' A collaboration with National Public Radio, the program includes reports, essays, interviews and commentaries. Davi… (more)