The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
March 16-20, 1998
Friday, March 20, 1998
Thursday, March 19, 1998
- The Cuba Decision
The U.S. lifts restrictions on Cuba regarding travel and money.
- Another Attempt to Dismiss Jones
Washinton Post correspondent, Dan Balz, comments on the day's events in the Paula Jones case.
- Political Wrap
Can President Clinton weather the latest scandal?
- Farewell Winter!
In celebration of the first day of Spring, U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky recites poems by Robert Frost and William Carlos Williams.
Wednesday, March 18, 1998
- AWOL Arsenal
Who is controlling nuclear weapons in the former Soviet Union?
- Not Hooked on Phonics?
A new study questions the way students learn to read.
- Continental Airlines' Turnaround
The radical turnaround of Continental Airlines .
Tuesday, March 17, 1998
- Double Standard?
How have women's groups responded to allegations against the president?
- Cancer Fighter
A new study finds that Vitamin E helps reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
- A New Take On Lincoln
Author Douglas Wilson discusses the previously unknown details of Abraham Lincoln's life.
Monday, March 16, 1998
- Ireland's Prime Minister
P.M. Bertie Ahern discusses efforts to bring peace to Northern Ireland.
- Pricing Student Loans
The interest rate on student loans may soon drop, but at what cost?
- A Wee Shamrock
Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky recites a St. Patrick's Day poem.
- Willey's Impact
Commentators discuss the impact that Willey has had on the public opinion polls of President Clinton.
- He Said, She Said
The president denies the latest allegations of sexual misconduct.
- Separating the Sexes
The defense secretary orders some changes to basic training programs.
- Remembering Dr. Spock
Dr. Steven Parker, co-author of "Dr. Spock's Baby & Child Care," discusses what Dr. Spock did for the nation in regard to child care.
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