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from the Trial
Extended excerpts of the presentations in the impeachment trial
in the U.S. Senate and a report from Congressional Correspondent
NewsHour regular David Gergen, editor-at-large of U.S. News
And World Report; Yvonne Scruggs Leftwich, executive director
of the Black Leadership Forum; and, George Terwilliger, a former
Deputy Attorney General under President Bush, offer perspective
and reaction to the presentations by House managers in the trial.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal
columnist Paul Gigot offer analysis and observations of the Senate
Douglas Kmiec, former director of the Justice Department's Office
of Legal Counsel in the Reagan administration and now a visiting
law professor at Pepperdine University; and New York attorney
Bruce Yannett, who was an Associate Independent Counsel on the
Iran-Contra Probe, provide assessments of the first day of the
Day for History
NewsHour regulars: Presidential historians Doris Kearns Goodwin
and Michael Beschloss; and author/journalist Haynes Johnson are
joined by David Brooks, senior editor of The Weekly Standard,
to offer historical perspective on the Senate trial.
January 13, 1999
Two long-time observers of Supreme Court Chief Justice William
Rehnquist -- Stuart Taylor, columnist with The National Journal
and Newsweek, and Jeffrey Rosen, staff writer for The
New Yorker magazine and professor at The George Washington
University Law School – discuss Rehnquist and his role in presiding
over the impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate.
Magazines: The Big Three
Media Correspondent Terence Smith looks at the ever increasing
number of network television news magazines and why the networks
continue to add more.
of the Court
Jerry West, former star of the Los Angeles Lakers and now general
manager for the team, and Fred Mitchell, sports columnist for
The Chicago Tribune discuss Michael Jordan's basketball
career and today's announcement of his retirement.
January 12, 1999
Scholar of the Senate
U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) the longest serving member of
the Senate and an expert on procedure, discusses the impeachment
trial that begins Thursday in the Senate.
Two of the Senate's eight new members – Democrat Evan Bayh of
Indiana and Republican George Voinovich of Ohio – discuss the
upcoming impeachment trial.
Foreign Correspondent Charles Krause reports on Mexico City's
crime wave and its impact on the political fortunes of the city's
mayor and presidential hopeful Cuauhtemoc Cardenas.
NewsHour regular Jan Crawford Greenburg, legal affairs reporter
for The Chicago Tribune, discusses arguments heard today
by the Supreme Court on whether a school can be held responsible
for student on student sexual harassment.
January 11, 1999
Leon Panetta, former White House Chief of Staff; Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich,
executive director of the Black Leadership Forum; Republican pollster
Linda DiVall; and Ralph Reed, a Republican consultant and former
head of the Christian Coalition, discuss why President Clinton
remains so popular even as his impeachment trial begins in the
Undersecretary of State Thomas Pickering discusses recent press
reports that the United States used the U.N. weapons inspection
program to spy on Iraq.
Senior Producer Jeffrey Brown reports on Jackson Pollock and an
exhibit of his work on display at the New York Museum of Modern
Force of Nature
NewsHour Essayist Richard Rodriguez of Pacific News Radio reflects
on nature's power.