Friday, May 29, 2009

Torturing Democracy - Bill Moyers Journal: Friday May 29 2009

On-air and online, BILL MOYERS JOURNAL has stayed on the story of how the U.S. government bypassed the rule of law and military tradition in the wake of 9/11, pushing for new interrogation methods and the powers to detain prisoners.

On-air, Bill Moyers has spoken with many legal and policy experts: international lawyer Phillipe Sands, investigative journalist Jane Mayer, former Bush administration official Jack L. Goldsmith, reporter Mark Danner and constitutional scholar Bruce Fein, and others.

Launch a player to see BILL MOYERS JOURNAL's complete coverage of torture and the rule of law, or browse the videos below.

On the Web, BILL MOYERS JOURNAL has information on the hearings on interrogations by the House Committee on the Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, as well as a summary of the national debate about torture and the history of the Geneva Conventions. Just Go here

Published May 29, 2009.

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