MOYERS: It's said to be close: ten to nine, either way. If you bet with the line you're sort of betting with the table for everybody to do well. SENATOR PATRICK LEAHY, D-VT: Do you think that there have been...you think there have never been people executed who were innocent? All that fanfare. MOYERS: Does he come in different disguises? The 9/11 commission is being denied access to documents. And they may show no wrongdoing by the Bush administration. Stewart: Well, certainly that represents a bold new doctrine in foreign policy, Mr. President. Osama bin Laden works at two year intervals. Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg’s “Reversing Roe” is not a history of abortion itself, or a meditation on the morality of the procedure or the people who fight for and against it. So that's not a pleasant feeling. Other recent productions include a two hour special for The History Channel, and they are expanding their work into multi-part series and commercial projects, including shorts for Kenneth Cole and others. SENATOR ORRIN HATCH, R-UT: You're a practicing Roman Catholic? Ralph, you got something?" I think what they should do right now, Bill, is just to roll with the punch. STEWART: MOYERS: Synopsis. That the government is not all-powerful and is not like Big Brother and gets to hide things from you and make decisions for you. STEWART: STEWART: It's the fight over nominees to the Federal Judiciary, especially to the United States Courts of Appeals, the judges one step below the Supreme Court. THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT… I support the Republican National Committee making its decisions of what it has to do to follow the law. It was a pleasure to be here. I was receiving it from the Republican National State Elections Committee. I do. Now we know we uncovered one document in the
at the Energy Department. No. KLAYMAN: STEWART: Take the question of abortion and the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision upholding a woman's right to choose. As Governor of California, Ronald Reagan signed a bill expanding access to the procedure in 1967. STEWART: The White House has fought tooth and nail to keep from disclosing exactly who came to advise them on this plan. I feel like the Clinton years were and by the way, when you say great years, I feel awful about that because it does. Carell: Well, John, the possibility of Saddam accepting exile seems unlikely given his defiance and continued hopes that the Arab world will united behind him. And in General Pryor's case, his beliefs are so well known, so deeply held that it's very hard to believe, very hard to believe that they're not going to deeply influence the way he comes about saying, "I will follow the law.". The date visible on each poster indicates when the film becomes available on demand for viewing. SENATOR ORRIN HATCH, R-UT: What is your religious affiliation? SENATOR ORRIN HATCH, R-UT: As a committed Catholic. Find available films on demand on our Eventive virtual cinema. All that tonight on NOW WITH BILL MOYERS, the weekly newsmagazine from PBS. If confirmed by the Senate, Pryor will be one the most powerful judges in the country. STEWART: Why is it that President Bush has to go to South Africa to be asked a critical question about nuclear weapons of mass destruction? MOYERS: SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY, D-MA: Well, it's improper. A landmark decision in 1974 on the… Then you have Dean who's raised a tremendous amount of money. SENATOR ORRIN HATCH, R-UT: In other words, you followed not only the law, but you won in the Supreme Court of the United States of America. #2: They arrested Martha Stewart.". I am surrounded by such talented people that I literally, I can just sit there, and advance the script. [END VIDEO CLIP]. Now, we've got to peel off that secrecy to correct the situation. SENATOR RICHARD DURBIN, D-IL: Can you explain why you went out of your way to say that a man that's under a restraining order for domestic violence, who had threatened the life of his wife or former wife's boyfriend, should be allowed to carry a gun? Whereas: In Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court declared it could not resolve "the difficult question of when life begins" – and on the basis of this unresolved question, declared a new "right to abortion" based on a "right of privacy"; and And we need to know what we didn't do correctly up to 9/11 to make sure it doesn't happen again. And the conservative judge really stretching things. Well then that either speaks to the sad state of comedy or the sad state of news. Read his legal opinions. Once logged in, you'll be able to unlock all filmmaker Q&A Live Streams for free. We're gonna move on. Leaving FOX NEWS out of it because that's sort of a different animal. I'm looking forward to Dean as President. I would say, however, SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY, D-MA Well, that should make it easier for you to remember. Well, at this point
so at that point television was ahead of the game. It's a huge decision, because it really sets a precedent. MOYERS: Spencer Averick. There's tremendously talented, smart people in the news industry. Commentator: But it certainly is a tragedy. Last year, the Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional. I know the president is in the Middle East trying to jumpstart the peace process. "That is not the agreed upon question. Thank you for joining us on NOW. It's nice to be here. Forty-five years after it revolutionized abortion law in America, the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade is once again at a crossroads. Differences of opinion. It's an incredibly managed theatrical farce. MOYERS: The chairman of the committee, Orrin Hatch, set out to clear the air: SENATOR ORRIN HATCH, R-UT: You've been criticized because of litigation regarding the Violence Against Women Act, as though your position on that bill was improper. They are. You got the next one.". Intense and unflinching in its commitment to telling the whole story, Reversing Roe provides a gripping look at what’s happening on the ground in 2018. PRYOR: My judgment is that the system of capital punishment has extraordinary safeguards, many safeguards, to ensure that we review every death sentence to ensure that, number one, we're executing only the guilty; number two, that it's free from discrimination; and number three, that it's in cases of extreme and heinous crimes. And let's debate it. George H.W. Reversing Roe depicts the state of abortion and women’s rights in America. The Democrats had their maneuvers to delay judges when the Republicans wanted them. Take a look. Friday, front page headline: "War's Costs Bring Democratic Anger." The Supreme Court ruled otherwise. Do you think the administration, as has been charged by some Democrats and others, some media
do you think the administration is stonewalling the investigation into what happened on 9/11? SENATOR CHARLES SCHUMER, D-NY: Mr. Pryor has said he opposes abortion even in the cases of rape or incest, and would limit the right to choose to narrow circumstances where a woman's life is at stake. MOYERS: Democrats challenged Pryor on a wide range of other issues. I don't think it's enough for us to simply hear you say, "I will follow the law." MOYERS: Mr. President, you won the coin toss. He's basically for people who want to vote for Bush but don't think Bush is Jewish enough. I think one way for us to end up being viewed as the ugly American is to go around the world saying we do it this way, so should you. You have to say at the end, "I paid for this message.". MOYERS: Nothing Pryor said at the hearing changed the Democrats' opinion that as a judge he would shape the law to fit his ideology. When television first appeared it proved itself to be a vital insight into the process. There's nothing to lose! I can't tell you how many times we'll run into a journalist and go, "Boy that's
I wish we could be saying that. Beyond the wisecracks on THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART, there's truth-telling. Now, is that a possibility, or is Saddam going to hold firm on this? That they don't
they shouldn't practice this policy of secrecy. Does this say anything to you about the importance of making sure that the judiciary is always balanced? You don't think of yourself as a social critic, do you? I mean, how... it's so two-dimensional to think that any analysis can come from, "It's the left and it's the right and well, we've had that discussion and that's done.". It's a very healthy criterion for voting. They've almost run it out beyond the year 2004. Includes a post-film conversation with Director/Producers Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern. The debate was moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on William Pryor's nomination next Thursday. Stewart: Word here is that the attack will actually come in the form of a Production and Post-Production Grants Application Guidelines. basically trying to reverse Roe v. Wade for the sole purpose of banning. PRYOR: I would invite anyone to look at my record as attorney general, where I've done just that. They only have time for reporting. Let's take a look at a recent clip about Dean on your show. He is a breath of fresh air. You'll start seeing these documents coming out in the latter part of this year. I hope they find out. SENATOR ORRIN HATCH, R-UT: And you were advocating for that? PRYOR: Well, I would suggest that the court is within the mainstream. ", That same year he spoke at a rally in favor of keeping a monument to the Ten Commandments in the Alabama Supreme Court building. In the recent case of Lawrence v. Texas he had filed a brief arguing that the State of Texas should be able to punish private homosexual conduct as a crime. We know that. Click "Pre-reserve this item and get an email reminder.". The country is, look, the general dialogue is being swayed by the people who are ideologically driven. © 2020 International Documentary Association. In the lower court. Would you like to receive invitations to our screenings? The court said, number one, that you can't take an appeal before the case is over. As Reversing Roe interestingly points out, many politicians—including several of the last Republican Presidents—were not always staunch opponents of abortion. And we need good judges. So now that the administration knows that, and they're very disciplined, they can manipulate what goes on the air and what sets the agenda. And that does tell you something about the judiciary. If you don't have an existing Eventive account, you'll be asked to create a login. When you get your hands on those documents, will you come back and tell us what you've found? Stewart: Steve, please, while you're still there, tell us. And I think it'll help the Republican party and help Bush if he does it. The other 90 percent of the country have lawns to mow, and kids to pick up from schools, and money to make, and things to do. When he was sworn in as Attorney General in 1997, he said, quote, "With trust in God, and his son, Jesus Christ, we will continue the American experiment of liberty in law. MOYERS: Pryor has always freely expressed his beliefs. STEWART: SENATOR CHARLES SCHUMER, D-NY: It's just not enough to say "I will follow the law." Why are in Iraq? He's a Republican, and he's in a tough primary fight next year against a conservative challenger. And they read it. I know that we're now going forward. Pryor kept assuring them that he would put aside his personal views once he reached the court. It's false. That we keep hearing one thing while something else is being done? And
but for some reason, don't analyze it in that manner or put it on the air in that manner. Each project tracks new landscape – from criminal injustice in the American South, to Darfur, to stand-up comedy and celebrity culture – but all are centered on unforgettable people and their defining experiences. REVERSING ROE. Is that right? "Uh, okay, the next question is Jim. Select "Yes, I authorize this request.". Their newest film Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing, produced in partnership with the Boston Globe, premiered on HBO in November 2016 and explores the events of April 15, 2013 and the long-term impact of terrorism on survivors as they face the challenge of recovery. Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg’s Reversing Roe, a new documentary about abortion slated to air in the apolitical wilds of Netflix on September 13, is the kind of thing that’ll inevitably incense people.And it shouldn’t, really. My record is one that, whatever my political philosophy might be on the one hand, that when it comes to my record as attorney general and making tough decisions, I strive to follow the law. Reversing Roe de... 45 years after it revolutionized abortion law in America, the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade is once again at a crossroads. The two votes were Democratic appointees to the appellate court. PRYOR: I think my record as attorney general shows that I will uphold and enforce the law. Yeah, they're not getting involved. We don't
you know, it's interesting. Spencer Averick is an American film editor and producer. MOYERS: This is, Bush has raised $200 million. Faithful viewers of this program know that from our very first broadcast 18 months ago, we've been following the fight over the public's right to know which corporate executives and lobbyists helped Vice President Cheney write the administration's energy plan. ANNOUNCER: And connect to NOW WITH BILL MOYERS Online at pbs.org. But despite those decisions, the Bush administration disobeyed those decisions and decided to go up to the higher court. Are you kidding me? MOYERS: Next week on NOW. Left a message on my voicemail perhaps. I can prove it in this way. Reversing Roe 2018 TV-14 1h 39m Political Documentaries Through interviews with abortion rights supporters and opponents, this film lifts the lid on a decades-long political campaign to overturn Roe … It has led to the slaughter of millions of innocent unborn children. We represent some active FBI agents and retired FBI agents. Let's face facts. MOYERS: A deep historical look at one of the most controversial issues of our time, highlighting the abortion debate from various points along the ideological spectrum in a winding story of abortion in America. KLAYMAN: MOYERS: For those who found the discussion of abortion at last week’s Supreme Court hearings abstract or technical, the documentary “Reversing Roe,” from Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg, provides a … I'm a political figure, and I know that it was not a statement that I made in any court of law and would not have made in any court of law. [END VIDEO CLIP]. ", SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN, D-CA: I want to quote something you said, and I quote: "The American experiment is not a theocracy and does not establish an official religion, but the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States are rooted in a Christian perspective of the nature of government and the nature of man. These years are upsetting because I feel like we're being gas lit as a country in that what we see going on is just being described as the opposite but relentlessly by, you know, the administration. MOYERS: Pryor was also challenged about an organization known as RAGA: the Republican Attorneys General Association. That's what the system is supposed to do. STEWART: It's over, baby. I guarantee it! Reversing Roe 2018 TV-14 1h 39m Documentary Films Through interviews with abortion rights supporters and opponents, this film lifts the lid on a decades-long political campaign to overturn Roe … Like he is not exposed in any way. And that document was from Chevron. MOYERS: And I would urge people to show otherwise. Transcript: Sheldon Whitehouse at Senate nomination hearing for Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court - 13 October '20. SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY, D-MA: What was overheated? MOYERS: can then start pre-reserving upcoming films or watch documentaries currently on view. PRYOR: Well, obviously if I had the opportunity to be a court of appeals judge, I wouldn't be in the position to do that, Senator Schumer. Since it is not based on truth, it will not last. I am far lazier than that. Were there energy executives behind closed doors offering up contributions for special deals? Nah, the media is not interested in fairness. If a guy craps out, then you do well. “Reversing Roe” is merely one documentary that will soon be lost in a myriad of films, articles, and speeches. Larry Klayman, Judicial Watch. Editor’s Note: The following is a transcript of remarks made by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) in the October 13, 2020, Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. No, there's no question. And yet, I sometimes think you're letting the American people off too easily. It's funny. SENATOR CHARLES SCHUMER, D-NY: At the same time he was conceding that Alabama had failed to fulfill the requirements of a federal consent decree regarding the operation of the state's child welfare system, he was demanding that the state be let out of the deal. We're going forward with an evidentiary hearing where we're going to determine whether Mr. Holladay is mentally retarded or not and subject to capital punishment or not. [VIDEO CLIP] Oct. 13, 2020 3:58 pm ... That's where the Republican party platform tells us to look, at how they want judges to rule to reverse Roe, to reverse the Obamacare cases and to reverse Obergefell and take away gay marriage. Exactly what did the court decide this week? PRYOR: I don't have such a list, Senator. PRYOR: Senator, I don't know what that opportunity would be, and that is a hard thing to speculate about. Still he makes no apologies for his advocacy of government-sponsored prayer and religious symbols in public life. They have up and down. You don't want that. You can then start pre-reserving upcoming films or watch documentaries currently on view. You basically stand and stare at the world and hope it craps out cause that's a good year for you. I have done that, and I have disclosed every donation that my campaign has ever received. When you go in the court, you should get an honest decision. And they also believe that if they can stretch it out long enough, the public will lose interest. He was doing the administration a favor. But the other news networks, you know, they have this idea that they're being objective. This week, the Federal Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia upheld a lower court's order that the Vice President release that information or give very good and detailed reasons why not. [VIDEO CLIP:] SENATOR ORRIN HATCH, R-UT: You worked tirelessly to promote the passage of the Alabama Religious Freedom Amendment to the Alabama constitution. 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