Friday, Jan. 17, 1997
- Speaker Under Fire
House Speaker Newt Gingrich agreed today to pay a $300,000 fine as part of his punishment for violating House ethics rules.
- Gingrich Ethics Hearing
The NewsHour pundits analyze the findings of the House Ethics Committee
- Panetta Heads West
Former White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta is on his way home to
- Mood of a Nation
Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Andrew Kohut discuss the public mood of the country on this inaugural weekend.
Thursday, Jan. 16, 1997
- Grading Schools
Margaret Warner and a panel discuss a report which criticize America's public school system
- No Passing, No Driving
Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW-Chicago reports on a new Illinois law that links driver's licenses to students' performance.
- News Media and Ethics
In the wake of Food Lion's suit against ABC for their undercover story on
unsanitary conditions in the supermarket chain and other controversial
stories, the media's methods have come under intense scrutiny.
- American Poetry
Miller Williams is the third poet to recite his work at a presidential
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1997
- A Possible Breakthrough
A final deal on the Israeli withdrawal from Hebron appears
- Opening Adoption Records
Adoption, the law and the growing demand for open adoption records. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports.
- Food Lyin'?
In the context of the Food Lion case involving undercover reporting of allegedly unsanitary food handling, journalistic practices are now on trial.
- A Conversation With Rev. Bernice King
Despite experiencing anger over the murder of her father, Rev. Martin
Luther King, Jr., Rev. Bernice King decided to follow her father's example
and became the only King child to go into the ministry.
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1997
- Speaker Phone
The latest in the never-ending saga of the Gingrich ethics story is now also a McDermott ethics story dealing with a cellular phone call.
- Mandatory Drug Testing
The Supreme Court is considering whether Georgia can require politicians to
take a drug test before running for office.
- Farewell: Warren Christopher
In this, his thirtieth and farewell appearance, Sec. of State Warren Christopher
says that America is a safer place than it was four years ago.
Monday, Jan. 13, 1997
- Clinton in Court?
The case of William Jefferson Clinton versus Paul Corbin Jones was before the
Supreme Court Monday.
- Reforming Social Security
Last week a bipartisan commission offered three alternatives for redesigning
the Social Security system so it will be able to cover the retirement needs of
- Belated Honor
More than 50 years after the guns fell silent on the second world war seven American soldiers received Congressional Medals of Honor long overdue.
- Progress Report
Anne Taylor Fleming has some thoughts about women in America.
Search the Online NewsHour archives
segments from the Jan. 6 - 10, 1997 .
Browse by Subject
Note: Transcripts of segments are usually available online no more than 24 hours after a segment airs. Segments broadcasted on Fridays are available the following Monday.