The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
February 9 - 13, 1998
Friday, February 13, 1998
Thursday, February 12, 1998
- Political Wrap
Pundits ponder the future of Kenneth Starr, Bruce Babbitt, and Iraq.
- Acting Independently
Our presidential historians, joined by Professor Katy Harriger, offer some historical perspectives on the role of the independent counsel.
Spencer Michels reports on how a Californian community is coping with El Niño's destructive rampage.
- Touch of the Poet
Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads from a sequence of poems by William Butler Yeats that puts the romantic holiday in a different light.
Wednesday, February 11, 1998
- In the Line of Fire
Can Kenneth Starr require Secret Service officers to testify?
- Special Effects
High-tech movie making is rejuvenating Southern California's economy.
- Russia, Iraq and the Economy
Margaret Warner talks with Boston Globe's correspondent David Filipov about the balance between the US and Russia regarding Iraq.
- Congressman Dellums
Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with retiring Congressman Ron Dellums.
Tuesday, February 10, 1998
- Call for Counsel
An independent counsel is appointed to investigate Interior Secretary Babbitt.
- Ambassador Richardson
The U.N. ambassador discusses the ongoing crisis with Iraq.
- Justice Delayed
A report on how judicial vacancies are affecting the court system.
- Raising Minimum Wage
Discussion of President Clinton's proposal to eaise the minimum wage.
- Baby Boom
Anne Taylor Fleming looks at the issues around post-menopausal pregnancy.
Monday, February 9, 1998
- The Congressional View
Does Congress support President Clinton's stand against Iraq?
- Artistic License
An examination of the way the film industry portrays history.
- Investigation Update
The latest on the crisis from The Washington Post's Dan Balz.
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