The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
December 1 - 5
Friday, December 5, 1997
Thursday, December 4, 1997
- Political Wrap
Our pundits discuss Janet Reno's decision on an independent counsel.
- Out of Bounds
The NBA swiftly suspends an All-Star player for attacking his coach.
- Global Warming -- Corporate Perspective
Does the evidence prove that global warming exists? Fredrick Palmer, CEO of Western Fuels Association, doesn't think so. He discusses global warming and his concerns about a global treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with Margaret Warner.
- Business is Booming
Job growth was unexpectedly strong in November, particularly in Northern California. The Department of Commerce recently reported that Silicon Valley leads the nation in exports.
- On the Job
The U.S. unemployment level dropped to 4.6 percent, while the number of people entering the job market increased.
Wednesday, December 3, 1997
- Facing the Past
Is the Truth and Reconciliation Commission healing South Africa?
- A Wounded Asian Tiger
The once unstoppable South Korean economy gets an international bail-out.
- Cleaning the Air
With the Kyoto Conference continuing in Japan, Margaret Warner and guest take a look at the the science and politics of global warming.
Tuesday, December 2, 1997
- Family Feud
A historical look at the President - Attorney General relationship.
- Defining Harassment
Does the 1964 Civil Rights Act protect against same sex harassment?
- Talking About Race
President Clinton and his race advisory panel held their first town meeing in Akron, Ohio.
Monday, December 1, 1997
- "The Decision is Mine"
Janet Reno will not begin an independent counsel investigation.
- The Case Against Nichols
The prosecution ends its case in the second Oklahoma bombing trial.
- Common Ground
Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles visits an unusual camp that teaches young people how to fight bigotry.
- Access Denied
The online industry attempts to restrict "smut" in cyberspace.
- A World Wide Concern
A new report suggests more people have AIDS than previously estimated.
- Food Proposals
After a background from Kwame Holman, Margaret Warner leads a discussion on the proposals to ease the impact of international sanctions on Iraq.
- Hepatitis C
A little known virus that is fast becoming the No. 1 cause of liver disease in the United States. Fred De Sam Lazaro of KTCA-St. Paul-Minneapolis reports..
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