The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
December 22 - 26
Friday, December 26, 1997
Thursday, December 25, 1997
- South Korean Roller Coaster
Has South Korea turned the corner toward economic recovery?
- Political Wrap
Our pundits discuss the South Korean bailout and review the year in politics.
- Stroke Relief
The stroke center at Oregon Health Sciences University has discovered a promising new treatment in the fight against strokes.
- Shattered Health
Since the breakup of the USSR in 1991, Russia's public health care system has fallen into disarray with horrific results.
- News of the Soul
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt has some thoughts about the relationship between art and the news.
Wednesday, December 24, 1997
- Seeking Spirituality
Richard Ostling, Time magazine's religion correspondent, reports on the pursuit of sacred experiences in everyday life.
- America at Work
Economics correspondent Paul Solman looks at the job market around the country.
- Power Play
Spencer Michels reports on California’s plan to bring competition to the power industry.
- Biblical Find
The discovery of an ancient artifact has given scholars reason to believe that a prominent Old Testament site, King Solomon's temple, actually existed.
- Christmas Story
Each year, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., offers a special presentation of Christmas related paintings.
Tuesday, December 23, 1997
- The Nichols Verdict
The jury in the Terry Nichols bombing trial hands down a mixed verdict.
- Massacre in Mexico
President Zedillo orders a federal investigation of a brutal attack on Indians in Acteal.
- Retail Book Bind
The book selling business isn't easy when your competition is thousands of square feet and carries 175,000 titles.
- Nearer My God
William F. Buckley, Jr. discusses his relationship with God in his new book.
- "The Oxen"
America's Poet Laureate, Robin Pinsky, reads a holiday poem.
Monday, December 22, 1997
- U.S. Foreign Policy '97
Experts analyze the U.S. role as the only superpower in a year-end report.
- Cure for Baldness?
Want more hair? There may be a new pill for you.
- Homeless for the Holidays
Paul Solman, of WGBH-Boston, reports on what Massachusetts is doing to fight homelessness.
- El Niño
Los Angeles essayist Anne Taylor Fleming waits for the worst El Niño has to offer.
- Keeping the Peace
President Clinton pays a Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Bosnia.
- Keeping the Peace: Regional Views
The NewsHour's regional commentators take a look at the Bosnia mission.
- Titanic Costs
Will the second incarnation of the Titanic fair better than the first?
- Testing the System
A legal challenge to university affirmative action programs.
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