Bill Moyers Journal
November 28, 2008
Bill Moyers sits down with Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, to discuss what direction the U.S. should pursue in the often-overlooked question of food policy. Pollan is author of IN DEFENSE OF FOOD: AN EATER’S MANIFESTO.
Moyers: An American Abroad
The Farm Bill Debate (article)
In April 2008, BILL MOYERS JOURNAL and EXPOSÉ: AMERICA’S INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS followed the trail of WASHINGTON POST reporters who uncovered more than $15 billion in “wasteful, unnecessary, or redundant expenditures” that have flowed from Washington to America’s farmers — monies distributed in “the Farm Bill.” By April 18, 2008 the huge spending bill commonly know as The Farm Bill had to be reauthorized by Congress and, against objections of the administration and many other sectors — the bill passed.