The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Thursday, October 16, 1997
- Revisiting the Crash Site
Can the stock market crash of 1987 happen again?
- Political Wrap
A look at the politics of the Attorney General before the Congress.
- Water Mystery
The latest on an environmental mystery in Minnesota from Fred De Sam Lazaro of KCTA-St. Paul-Minneapolis.
- Wait Till Next Year
Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses her new book about the Dodgers and her memories of baseball.
Wednesday, October 15, 1997
- Refusing to Forget
How can Argentina heal the wounds of its "Dirty War?"
- Cold War Face Off
A look back at the Cuban Missile Crisis 35 years later.
- Surviving the Unabomber
David Gergen, editor at large of talks with Yale Professor David Gelernter about his experiences and his book, Drawing Life: Surviving the Unabomber.
Tuesday, October 14, 1997
- Ms. Reno vs. Congress
The Attorney General answers critics of her campaign finance investigation.
- Cassini Probed
NASA begins its seven year mission to explore the ringed planet.
- Nobel Prize: Physics
Professor Steven Chu, one of the three Nobel Prize winners in Physics, discusses his collaboration in developing a way to cool and trap atoms with laser light.
- Shake Up
An update on the two earthquakes which struck Central Italy. Alex Thompson of Independent Television News reports from Assisi.
Monday, October 13, 1997
- Nobel Prize: Economics
Two Americans win for their options pricing formula.
- Caught On Tape
Former President Lyndon B. Johnson's secretly-taped conversations.
- Extending the Investigation
The Attorney General Janet Reno announced today that she was extending the investigation into fund-raising calls made by President Clinton during the 1994 and 1996 elections.
- The World As We See It
A recent public opinion poll, conducted by the Pew Research Center for People and the Press, discovered some differences amongst Americans in how they view the world and America's role in it.
- "Waiting for the Barbarians"
Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads a poem by the Greek poet Constantin Cavafy.
- Neighborly Visit
A look at President Clinton's trip to South America.
- Re-Writing the Rules
Two states struggle to replace food stamp benefits to legal immigrants.
- 3-D Hamlet?
David Gergen, editor at large of U.S. News & World Report, engages Janet Murray, a humanities professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author Hamlet on the Holodeck, The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace.
- Ideal View
Essayist Richard Rodriguez has some thoughts about a painter of the American West.
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