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Bill Moyers Journal: Bruce Fein and Mark Danner on the Torture Memos / Steve Meacham of City Life/Vida Urbana

How should America react to the Bush-era torture memos released by the Department of Justice? Should the nation reflect and move on or investigate and bring to trial those involved? In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers sits down with two people who have been thinking and writing about the morality and legality of America’s actions since 9/11: Bruce Fein, chairman of the American Freedom Agenda, and Mark Danner, who has been reporting on the treatment and interrogation of detainees for The New York Review of Books. Then, Moyers spotlights community organizer Steve Meacham of City Life/Vida Urbana, who is working to halt the tidal wave of evictions and foreclosures plaguing his Massachusetts community. Broadcast date: May 1, 2009. (57 minutes)
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2016; 2009
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A.K.A. Tommy Chong

At the height of the Bush administration, Tommy Chong of Cheech and Chong was charged with selling bongs over the Internet and sentenced to nine months in federal prison. As part of the government's $12-million "Operation Pipe Dreams" drug paraphernalia sting operation, Chong, a vocal opponent of Bush's handling of the War on Terror, was singled out among 55 defendants to serve time. Filmmaker Josh Gilbert captures the post-prison, avuncular Chong as he turns his SWAT team arrest into hilarious stand-up material. But the laughs are seasoned by the recognition of our government's questionable priorities and its shameless use of the judicial system to scapegoat a counterculture icon.
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2017; 2011
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Justice Breyer: "Now I'm Probably More in Dissent" (10/7/10)

Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer talks to Jeffrey Brown about his new book, Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View; the role and responsibilities of the high court and the shift in dynamics that a new justice can bring.
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2017; 2010