Robert Reich on Money in Politics

Wednesday, 10 June 2009 15:16 By Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers Journal, t r u t h o u t | Programming Note | name.

Robert Reich on Money in Politics
Robert Reich (Photo: Perian Flaherty / USNews)

    PBS Airtime: Friday, June 12, 2009, at 9:00 PM (EST), (check local listings here).

    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 health care. Currently a professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, Robert 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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