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The Journal: Inequality in America

The Journal: Inequality in America

The Journal: Inequality in America

In the months before his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had expanded his focus on racial justice to include reducing economic inequality. On this week's 42nd anniversary of King's assassination, Bill Moyers interviews attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander to learn how poor and working class Americans have been falling behind and what America must do to fulfill Dr. King's vision.
S13 E49 Length 53:38 Premiere: 4.2.10

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Season 13

The Journal: Extended Final Show

S13 E53 Length 1:23:08 Premiere Date 4.29.10

The Journal: Our Media Future

S13 E52 Length 53:43 Premiere Date 4.22.10

The Journal: Achieving Financial Reform

S13 E51 Length 53:48 Premiere Date 4.15.10

The Journal: Louise Erdrich

S13 E50 Length 53:50 Premiere Date 4.9.10

The Journal: Inequality in America

S13 E49 Length 53:38 Premiere Date 4.2.10

The Journal: Reform vs. Reformation

S13 E48 Length 53:28 Premiere Date 3.25.10

The Journal: John Sexton

S13 E46 Length 49:43 Premiere Date 3.11.10

The Journal: Considering Health Care Reform

S13 E45 Length 49:37 Premiere Date 3.4.10

The Journal: Same Sex Marriage

S13 E44 Length 53:42 Premiere Date 2.26.10

The Journal: Justice For Sale

S13 E43 Length 53:52 Premiere Date 2.19.10

The Journal: Bill T. Jones

S13 E42 Length 52:04 Premiere Date 2.11.10

The Journal: After Citizens United

S13 E41 Length 53:35 Premiere Date 2.4.10

The Journal: State of the Union(s)

S13 E40 Length 52:19 Premiere Date 1.28.10

The Journal: Obama's First Year

S13 E39 Length 53:20 Premiere Date 1.21.10

The Journal: Greg Mortenson, Thomas Frank

S13 E38 Length 52:52 Premiere Date 1.15.10

The Journal: David Corn and Kevin Drum

S13 E37 Length 53:29 Premiere Date 1.7.10

The Journal: Washington for Sale?

S13 E35 Length 52:23 Premiere Date 12.18.09

The Journal: Howard Zinn

S13 E34 Length 53:39 Premiere Date 12.10.09

The Journal: Oliver Stone

S13 E33 Length 49:37 Premiere Date 12.3.09

The Journal: Jane Goodall

S13 E32 Length 49:44 Premiere Date 11.26.09

The Journal: LBJ's Road to War

S13 E31 Length 53:58 Premiere Date 11.19.09

The Journal: Anna Deavere Smith

S13 E30 Length 53:39 Premiere Date 11.12.09

The Journal: Economic Recovery in Review

S13 E28 Length 53:34 Premiere Date 10.29.09

The Journal: Judge Richard Goldstone

S13 E27 Length 52:46 Premiere Date 10.22.09

The Journal: Redefining the United States

S13 E26 Length 53:11 Premiere Date 10.15.09

The Journal: America's Economy Reformed?

S13 E25 Length 53:29 Premiere Date 10.8.09

The Journal: A New Direction for Afghanistan?

S13 E24 Length 53:39 Premiere Date 9.24.09

The Journal: Is Conservatism Dead?

S13 E23 Length 53:22 Premiere Date 9.17.09

The Journal: Obama at the Crossroads

S13 E22 Length 53:40 Premiere Date 9.10.09

The Journal: Floyd Abrams and Trevor Potter

S13 E21 Length 53:23 Premiere Date 9.3.09

The Journal: Critical Condition

S13 E19 Length 50:53 Premiere Date 8.20.09

The Journal: A Conservative Plan for Healthcare?

S13 E18 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 8.13.09

The Journal: Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot & Artist Chris Jordan

S13 E17 Length 49:19 Premiere Date 8.6.09

The Journal: Profits Before Patients

S13 E16 Length 51:12 Premiere Date 7.30.09

The Journal: Debating Health Care Reform

S13 E15 Length 53:38 Premiere Date 7.23.09

The Journal: Robert Wright on the Idea of God

S13 E14 Length 53:37 Premiere Date 7.16.09

The Journal: Profits over People

S13 E13 Length 51:51 Premiere Date 7.9.09

The Journal: Faith & Social Justice

S13 E12 Length 53:27 Premiere Date 7.2.09

The Journal: W. S. Merwin

S13 E11 Length 52:12 Premiere Date 6.25.09

The Journal: Women Fight for Peace

S13 E10 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 6.18.09

The Journal: Robert Reich and Kaye and Brookhiser

S13 E9 Length 53:02 Premiere Date 6.11.09

The Journal: The Costs of War and Media Analysis

S13 E8 Length 49:19 Premiere Date 6.4.09

The Journal: Maxine Hong Kingston

S13 E7 Length 53:24 Premiere Date 5.24.09

The Journal: Reforming American Health Care

S13 E6 Length 53:24 Premiere Date 5.21.09

The Journal: Pakistan Analysis and Educated Consumers

S13 E5 Length 53:24 Premiere Date 5.14.09

The Journal: Sen. Dick Durbin and Author Sara...

S13 E4 Length 53:19 Premiere Date 5.7.09

The Journal: U.S. Torture and Consequences?

S13 E3 Length 53:35 Premiere Date 4.30.09

The Journal: Time for New Pecora Hearings?

S13 E2 Length 52:29 Premiere Date 4.23.09

The Journal: THE WIRE's David Simon

S13 E1 Length 53:33 Premiere Date 4.16.09

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