- February 7, 2003 | NOWThis episode of NOW investigates what the Patriot Act does to the balance of security and liberty, and analyzes the threat of smallpox as a bio-weapon.
- February 14, 2003 | NOWOnce-confidential documents offer a startling picture of the nation’s campaign fundraising system. Producers also considered the effects of war on children and race in America.
- February 21, 2003 | NOWThis episode of NOW considered the ethical role of media when the country is at war, and recounted a dramatic event of the Afghanistan War.
- February 28, 2003 | NOWBill talks with journalist Nat Hentoff about the loss of civil liberties in the war on terror and recounts the Gulf War with former State Department official Joseph Wilson.
- March 7, 2003 | NOWLibertarian conservative Lew Rockwell on war's long-term economic effects, and New York Times foreign correspondent Chris Hedges on the human toll of war.
- A Call for Coercive Inspections in Iraq Instead of Regime Change, and What Happens When Pharmaceutical Companies AdvertiseMarch 14, 2003 | NOWThe Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's Jessica Tuchman Mathews' 2003 warning against the Iraq War and the disturbing increase in pharmaceutical advertising.
- March 21, 2003 | NOWAlice Walker on her opposition to the war in Iraq. Also: Is protecting chemical plants from terrorist attacks the responsibility of the government or the private sector?
- March 28, 2003 | NOWWith city, state and county governments facing unprecedented budget shortfalls, how does the cost of war in the Middle East worsen the crisis in our communities?
- April 4, 2003 | NOWThis investigation into the state of the media considers the media's widely varying coverage of the Iraq War, and asks if democracy can survive without the diversity of ideas presented by a truly free press, and an interview with Susan Sontag.
- April 11, 2003 | NOWAn interview with a gun industry whistleblower and a look at the lingering toxins in our bodies.
- April 18, 2003 | NOW
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- April 25, 2003 | NOWThis episode of NOW questions what the war in Iraq means for the rest of the Middle East, and contemplates the danger of media deregulation.
- May 2, 2003 | NOWThe insider story of how investors get duped and defrauded and why it may keep happening, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of a writer with a poignant understanding of both sides.
- May 9, 2003 | NOWNOW examines health issues around the world and Bill Moyers sits down with Microsoft mogul and public health student Bill Gates.
- May 16, 2003 | NOWNOW examines the claims of pro-choice advocates that Washington has instigated a well-orchestrated campaign with the goal of taking away women's reproductive rights.