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Friday, January 12, 2001
Interview: William Kennard
Ray Suarez talks about the AOL-Time/Warner merger with outgoing
Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard.
As national media conglomerates swallow up independent stations,
local radio news could become a scarce commodity.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal
columnist Paul Gigot analyze this week's political developments.
Elizabeth Farnsworth reports on the effort to save rare and vintage
Thursday, January 11, 2001
Confirmation Kwame Holman reports on the second day of the Senate confirmation
hearing for Secretary of Defense-designate Donald Rumsfeld.
Forecast Paul Solman surveys economists for their predictions on the
Ray Suarez talks with Dr. Eileen Kennedy, undersecretary of the
U.S. Department of Agriculture, about a new study of diet techniques.
Square Papers Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with Andrew Nathan, co-editor of
"The Tiananmen Papers" and a professor of political
science at Columbia University, about secret political documents
smuggled out of China.
Wednesday, January 10, 2001
the Friendly Skies Ray Suarez talks about proposed airline mergers with Darryl
Jenkins, head of the Aviation Institute at George Washington University,
Richard Copland, head of the American Society of Travel Agents,
and Harvard Law Professor Michael Levine, a former executive of
three major airlines.
Summing Up: William Cohen Jim Lehrer talks with outgoing Defense Secretary William Cohen,
a veteran politician and the only Republican to serve in Clinton's
Kwame Holman reports on today's confirmation hearings for Education
Secretary-designate Rod Paige.
Bows Out In the face of controversy, Secretary of Labor nominee Linda
Chavez today asked President-elect Bush to withdraw her name from
the nomination process. Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and
Wall Street Journal columnist Paul Gigot discuss the implications
for the Bush Cabinet.
Madeleine Albright Jim Lehrer talks with outgoing Secretary of State Madeleine
Albright in a look back at her eight years in the Clinton administration.
McCain Ray Suarez talks with Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona,
who recently found a new ally in his push for campaign finance
Monday, January 8, 2001
President-elect Bush's Labor Secretary-designate Linda Chavez
faces criticism for allegedly aiding an illegal immigrant. Ray
Suarez discusses the controversy with Michael Baroody of the National
Association of Manufacturers and labor union expert Greg Tarpinian
of the Labor Research Association.
Cabinet Jim Lehrer talks with Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont
and Republican Sen. John Kyl of Arizona about Chavez and other
controversial Bush nominees.