The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
January 19 - 23, 1998
Friday, January 23, 1998
Thursday, January 22, 1998
- Church and State
What does the pope's visit mean for the future of Cuba?
- Political Wrap
Our pundits discuss the President's chances of surviving the latest scandal.
- Changing Pleas
Theodore Kacyzinski changed his plea to guilty, ending the Unabomber trial.
- Retraining American Workers
Community college programs are moving workers from service jobs into technology jobs.
Wednesday, January 21, 1998
- The President & the Law
The legal ramifications of allegations against the President.
- Crisis in Perspective
A panel of historians explores the impact of scandal on the Presidency.
- Shields & Gigot
Our pundits discuss the political implications of President Clinton's alleged affair.
Tuesday, January 20, 1998
- President Clinton
In an exclusive NewsHour interview, President Clinton denies he interfered with an investigation into a reported affair, discusses his foreign policy objectives and expounds upon his domestic policy initiatives.
Monday, January 19, 1998
- Papal Visit
What should be expected from Pope John Paul II's visit to Cuba?
- Algeria's Agony
A look at the causes of this North African nation's bloody civil war.
- What's the Beef?
Oprah Winfrey and Texas cattlemen test new food defamation laws.
- Moving Toward Manhood
David Gergen engages Geoffrey Canada, the author of "Reaching Up For Manhood"
- Avenue to Diversity
Rev. Jesse Jackson brings the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition to Wall Street.
- Curse or Cure?
Asia's economic crisis brings into question IMF policies.
- Back to Space
Details of Sen. John Glenn's planned trip back into orbit at age 77.
- US Students Ambushed
Students and faculty on a study-abroad program from St. Mary's College were attacked near Santa Lucia Gotzumalgrapa, Guatemala
- Show Boat
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt sails away with his fantasies at a boat show.
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