Friday, Jan. 3, 1997
Thursday, Jan. 2, 1997
Charles Krause narrates our update on floods in the West.
- Crime Watch
Margaret Warner looks at a drop in murder rates.
- The Fight For Kennewick Man
A 9,000 year old skull, called Kennewick Man, that was found in a Washington
state river has created a stir between the local Indian tribe and archaeologists.
- Shields and O'Beirne
Washington pundits Mark Shields and Kate O'Beirne discuss the ethics problems
of Newt Gingrich and weigh the possibilities of his re-election as Speaker of the
House of Representatives.
- An American Requiem
James Carroll received the National Book Award for nonfiction last month for his book An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War That Came Between Us.
Wednesday, Jan 1, 1997
- Peru, Day 16: No Deals
Peru's president has reiterated his intention
not to negotiate with Marxist rebels holding 74 hostages at the Japanese ambassador's home, and
will not rule out a military solution.
- Latino Power
A look at the growing political clout of Hispanic
- Nixon Tapes: Open to the Public
The Nixon estate has ended a long
battle to keep the 37th President's conversations private.
David Gergen engages Roger
Shattuck, author of
Forbidden Knowledge: From
Prometheus to Pornography.
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 1996
- Genetic Advances
A look at what has been a banner year for
- Picturing 1996
The NewsHour looks back at 1996 through the eyes
and drawings of four editorial cartoonists.
- Strike a Pose
Essayist Richard Rodriguez, editor of the "Pacific News Service," has some
thoughts about a new movie and its star.
Monday, Dec. 30, 1996
- Narrowing the Divide
North Korea has for the first time agreed to talk directly with
the U.S. and South Korea about peace.
- Gambling on America's Future
A two-part look at gambling in
America. Part 1, a tale of two state lotteries.
- Looking Back
Some end-of-the-year thoughts from four NewsHour regulars
- Stormy Weather
The big bad weather in the Pacific Northwest.
- Good Medicine?
The Federal government announced its intentions to prosecute or revoke the
licenses of doctors who prescribe marijuana following the
approval of referenda in Arizona and California legalizing marijuana and other
drugs for medicinal uses.
- Roadblocks Ahead?
Tom Bearden reports on potential new traffic jams on the information
- Guatemala's Future
Yesterday, government and rebel officials signed a peace agreement ending 36
years of civil war. Charles Krause looks at the war, its impact, and the future
road to peace.
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