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The Factual Case
Extended excerpts and a report on the day's events in the impeachment
trial focusing on the factual disputes in the case from Congressional
Correspondent Kwame Holman. 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 in the Iran-Contra probe, assess how both
The Constitutional Issues
Extended excerpts from Kwame Holman examine the constitutional
debates from today's trial debate. Douglas Kmiec and Bruce Yannett
return to explore the issues and debate the two cases.
Extended excerpts of the White House's closing presentation to
the Senate today and a report from Congressional Correspondent
Six Senators -- Republicans Charles Grassley of Iowa; John Chafee
of Rhode Island; and Robert Bennett of Utah; and Democrats Dianne
Feinstein of California; Patrick Leahy of Vermont; and Joe Biden
of Delaware offer their perspective on the impeachment trial.
of the Union
Full coverage of the State of the Union address by the president
and the Republican response.
Extended excerpts of the White House presentation to the Senate
today and a report from Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman.
of the Union
Reaction to President Clinton's State of the Union address last
night from Alan Greenspan and members of Congress.
A diverse group of Denver citizens, who watched the State of the
Union address, offer their observations on the speech in a panel
discussion moderated by NewsHour Chief Correspondent Elizabeth
NewsHour regulars: Presidential historians Doris Kearns Goodwin
and Michael Beschloss; and author/journalist Haynes Johnson are
joined by Joan Hoff, Director of the Contemporary History Institute
at Ohio University, for a discussion about the State of the Union
address and the impeachment trial.
Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman reports and provides
extended excerpts of the White House presentation in the Senate
impeachment trial today.
New York attorney Bruce Yannett, who was an Associate Independent
Counsel in the Iran-Contra Probe; and John McGinnis of Cardozo
Law School at Yeshiva University, who was a clerk for then-Judge
Kenneth Starr in 1984, assess the start of the White House defense
in the Senate trial.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal columnist
Paul Gigot offer perspective and analysis of the first day of
the White House defense on Capitol Hill.
of the Union
Full coverage of this evening's State of the Union address by
January 18, 1999
Perspective on the events in Kosovo from Robert Hunter, Ambassador
to NATO from 1993 to 1998, and now senior adviser at RAND, James
Hooper, a retired foreign service officer, and now director of the
Balkan Action Council, and Jonathan Landay, a reporter for the Christian
The Media Unit looks at how the impeachment trial is playing outside
of Washington. A background report is followed by an update from
pollster Andrew Kohut and a discussion with five college newspaper
How California Law Schools are trying to achieve diversity in
the age of Proposition 209.