What's Next for Afghanistan?

Wednesday, 17 December 2008 15:34 By Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers Journal, t r u t h o u t | Programming Note | name.

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Despite the lack of media focus on the War in Afghanistan, violence continues to devastate the region. (Photo: STR / AP)

    PBS Airtime: Friday, December 19, 2008, at 9:00 p.m. EST on PBS (check local listings here).

    As a new administration is set to take over in the White House, Bill Moyers checks in with author Sarah Chayes on the state of affairs in America's other war in Afghanistan. An author and former journalist, Chayes has lived the last seven years in Afghanistan, helping to rebuild the country. Then, as 43 states face budget shortfalls, New York Governor David Paterson talks with Bill Moyers about how states are dealing with the economic crisis. And the Journal and Exposé: America's Investigative Reports examine a whistleblower's tale of military housing contracts gone awry.

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