Listen to the NewsHour's latest story on the Starr investigation with Dan Balz of The Washington Post
The media frenzy surrounding President Clinton's alleged affair with former White House intern, Monica Lewinsky, has many people
asking what constitutes responsible reporting in the age of 24-hour news.
A three-judge panel approved a request to expand the role of Whitewater independent counsel, Kenneth Starr, to include investigating possible prejury and suborning perjury by President Clinton in the Paula Jones sexual harassment civil suit. The NewsHour debates the wisdom of the decision.
CRISIS IN PERSPECTIVE
NewsHour regulars Michael Beschloss, Doris Kearns Goodwin,
Haynes Johnson, David Gergen and author Elizabeth Drew put the latest scandal
into historical perspective.
In an exclusive NewsHour interview, President Clinton denies he interfered with an investigation into an alleged affair, discusses his foreign policy objectives and
expounds upon his domestic policy initiatives.