Bill Moyers Journal: Misleading the Public About Iraq /
Race and Gender in the Primaries
Item # 39597
Producer: Public Affairs Television
Subject: Political Science/American Government
In the book "What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception," former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan charges that the Bush Administration, with the media’s help, misled the American public into supporting the invasion of Iraq.
In this program, winning journalists Jonathan Landay and John Walcott and Editor & Publisher’s Greg Mitchell to examine issues raised by McClellan’s book.
In the 2nd part of this program, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, and Ron Walters, director of the African American Leadership Center at the University of Maryland, examine how race and gender have played out in the Democratic presidential campaigns of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
Broadcast date: June 6, 2008. (58 minutes)