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Bill Moyers | The Journal: Robert Reich and Kaye and Brookhiser | PBS

Duration: 53:02 (Full Program)
Program: Bill Moyers Journal #1309
Broadcast Date: Jun. 12, 2009

As secretary of labor under President Clinton, Robert Reich successfully implemented a higher minimum wage, the Family and Medical Leave Act and fought for sweatshop workers. Now, Reich sits down with Bill Moyers to talk about the influence of lobbyists on policy, the economy and the ongoing debate over public healthcare. Currently a professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, Reich is the author of several books, most recently, Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life . On the 200th anniversary of Thomas Paine's death, Bill Moyers sits down with Thomas Paine and the Promise of America author Harvey J. Kaye and National Review senior editor Richard Brookhiser, author of What Would the Founding Fathers Do? .

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Post Date: June 15, 2009