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Guantanamo Protest at the White House
June 21, 2014 | Blog

British officer Eric Lomax tracked down the Japanese man who tortured him during World War II and forgave him. His story is more relevant than ever during the Torture Awareness Month. Continue reading

Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Antonin Scalia sit for a new group photograph at the Supreme Court in Washington. September 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
April 3, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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November 11, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, and children who wrote the president about gun violence following last month's shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., signs executive orders to reduce gun violence, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington. From left are: Biden Hinna Zeejah, 8, and Nadia Zeejah, Hinna’s mother, Taejah Goode, 10, and Kimberly Graves, Taejah’s mother, Julia Stokes, 11, and Dr. Theophil Stokes, Julia’s father, and Grant Fritz, 8, (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
January 17, 2013 | Blog
Discover and share “what we’re reading” today.
Despite a dwindling pool of bugler players, Navy veteran and long-time musician Boyce Fowler, photographed keeps the art of Taps alive by playing at military burials at Fort Harrison, Mont. October 2008. (AP Photo/The Independent Record, Lisa Kunkel)
July 27, 2012 | Q&A

Mark Thompson, author of a Time magazine cover story on military suicide, talks about the roots and reasons behind these tragic decisions. Continue reading

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July 27, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks to Vietnam veteran and author Karl Marlantes about what we need to understand about the minds and hearts of our modern warriors. Continue reading

In this photo, U.S. Marines fill out research consent forms before taking psychological tests at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif. September 2009. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 27, 2012

Find free online and phone resources for active-duty service members and veterans. Continue reading

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July 27, 2012

Vietnam veteran and author Karl Marlantes shares how his battlefield experiences both shaped and nearly destroyed him. Continue reading

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July 24, 2012 | Blog
More troops took their own lives in the first half of this year than were killed in combat in Afghanistan.
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July 24, 2012

In a preview of this weekend’s broadcast, Vietnam veteran and Rhodes Scholar Karl Marlantes talks about his attempts to make sense of war. Watch the full show now »
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In this picture a US soldier who was wounded in Afghanistan is carried out of the bus at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. August 2011. (AP /Michael Probst)
May 15, 2012 | On Democracy

Inside a writers’ workshop for hospital staff at Germany’s Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Continue reading

Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, Chief U.S. Army Reserve reenlists 60 soldiers at the U.S. Army Reserve National Capitol Reenlistment ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. April 2010. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Army Reserve)
March 19, 2012 | Blog

Many of the stresses plaguing the Army sergeant accused of murdering 16 Afghan civilians are familiar to America’s armed forces. Continue reading