Note: All segments listed for tonight's broadcast are
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Ray Suarez surveys the political landscape with incoming freshman
Senators George Allen (R-Va.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Debbie
Stabenow (D-Mich.) and John Ensign (R-Nev.).
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Weekly Standard editor David
Brooks discuss President-elect Bush's appointments and transition
Spencer Michels reports on the California energy crisis.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke talks
with Terence Smith about a new plan to pay the overdue American
debt to the United Nations.
Thursday, December 21, 2000
Spencer Michels reports on President-elect George W. Bush's preparations
for the White House.
Terence Smith discusses the prospect of media recount in Florida
with political journalist Hal Bruno, Republican Congressman Mark
Foley of Florida, Judge Charles Burton of the Palm Beach County
Canvassing Board, and Mark Seibel of The Miami Herald.
Mark Orwoll, managing editor of Travel and Leisure, and
Darryl Jenkins, director of the Aviation Institute at the George
Washington University, discuss causes and possible solutions for
Americans' growing dissatisfaction with air travel.
Susan Dentzer reports on new government regulations defining organic
Gwen Ifill reports on the Cabinet nominations President-elect
Bush made today.
the New Administration
Jim Lehrer discusses the latest crop of Bush nominations with
James Thomson, chief executive of the research organization RAND;
Alan Murray, Washington bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal;
Gary Bauer, former head of the Family Research Council and a former
candidate for the Republican presidential nomination; and GOP
Congressman Chris Shays of Connecticut.
The Denver Group
Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses the legitimacy of Bush's presidency
with a group of citizens from Denver.
Janlori Goldman, director of the Health Privacy Project at Georgetown
University; and Chip Kahn, president of the Health Insurance Association
of America, talk about the new federal rules for protecting medical
Tuesday, December 19, 2000
President-elect George W. Bush inherits a slowing economy. Economist
Diane Snow; political scientist Ruy Teixera; Financial Times
columnist Amity Schlaes; and chief investment officer Hugh Johnson
discuss the politics of the economy.
Former House Minority Leader Republican Bob Michel; former Democratic
Senate leader George Mitchell, and political scientists Theodore
Lowi and Sonia Jarvis discuss the prospects for bipartisanship.
Judith Wallerstein discusses her latest book, The Unexpected
Legacy of Divorce, an analysis of the long-term effect of
divorce on children.
Monday, December 18, 2000
Elizabeth Farnsworth reports on President-elect George W. Bush's
first dayin Washington.
Minority Leader Tom Daschle of South Dakota discusses his hopes
for working with the Bush administration.
The New Administration
Ray Suarez analyzes Bush's Cabinet appointments with Lawrence
Eagleburger, secretary of state in the Bush administration; Donald
McHenry, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in the Carter
administration; David Brooks of the Weekly Standard and
Ruben Navarrette of the Dallas Morning News.
Congressman Bill Delahunt of Massachusetts and Senator Wayne Allard
of Colorado debate the future of the Electoral College.