The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Thursday, October 9, 1997
- Nobel Prize Winner
This year's winner, Jody Williams, discusses her efforts to ban landmines.
- Political Wrap
Shields & Gigot discuss the White House coffee tapes.
- IRS Reform
President Clinton proposed changes that would make the IRS more taxpayer-friendly.
- America Works
Paul Solman looks at a different way to welfare reform.
Wednesday, October 8, 1997
- Newsmaker: Sec.Cohen
The Sec. of Defense issues a stern warning to Saddam Hussein.
- The Play's The Thing
Italian playwright Dario Fo wins the Nobel Prize for Literature.
- The Teamsters & The DNC
Possible ties between the DNC and Ron Carey's re-election campaign.
- Everlasting Art
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers art that lasts.
- End of An Era
Dean Smith, men's college basketball's all-time winningest coach, announced his retirement.
Tuesday, October 7, 1997
- "No Regrets"
Former White House official Harold Ickes maintains he did nothing wrong.
- Big Dig
What's the social and environmental cost of China's Three Gorges Dam?
- Poland's Transformation
Phil Ponce talks with Dean Murphy, bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times in Warsaw, Poland.
- A New Partnership
Elizabeth Brackett reports on a partnership that saved a Chicago neighborhood.
Monday, October 6, 1997
- Unanswered Questions
An assassination attempt forces the peace process to take another turn.
- The Debate Continues
The campaign finance reform bill faces another hurdle in the Senate.
- Ickes Testifies
In a hearing marked by angry Republican charges of obstruction of justice by the White House, the former Chief of Staff to President Clinton, Harold Ickes, began his appearance before the committee.
- Bracing for El Nino
Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles reports on the tropical Pacific warming, also known as 'El Nino'.
- The Term Ahead...
The Supreme Court will consider key affirmative action cases this fall.
- Answering the Call
Regional views on the Promise Keepers' gathering.
- Outside the Beltway
Following a background report on the latest from the Money Trail, the NewsHour gathers together a group of ordinary Americans from Denver to discuss the campaign finance scandal and the chances for reform.
- Forever Baseball
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt on the timelessness of baseball.
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