The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
April 13-17, 1998
Friday, April 17, 1998
Thursday, April 16, 1998
- The Rebirth of Chile
From civil war to economic revolution, Chile's struggle to renew itself.
- Political Wrap
Our pundits take on Ken Starr, Paula Jones & a poll of government leaders.
- The Joint Debate
The medical marijuana debate in California.
- "Guns, Germs & Steel"
A conversation with Jared Diamond, this year's Pulitzer Prize winner for general nonfiction.
Wednesday, April 15, 1998
- Death of a Dictator
Pol Pot, the man responsible for a million Cambodian deaths, is dead.
- Test Questions
Do mammograms produce too many false test results?
- New Developments
An update on the Starr investigation and the Paula Jones case.
- A Prize-Winning Play
A conversation with Paula Vogel, 1998's Pulitzer Prize winner for drama.
Tuesday, April 14, 1998
- A Taxing Issue
The prospects and possibilities of reforming the federal tax code.
- Prize-Winning Poetry
Charles Wright discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Black Zodiac.
- Talking About Race
President Clinton attended a town meeting in Houston last night where the issue was sports and race.
- Triumphant Recoveries
The Grand Forks North Dakota Herald was announced the winner of the Pulitzer Prize Public Service award yesterday.
- Private Lives
Essayist Ann Taylor Fleming considers the loss of privacy in our lives.
Monday, April 13, 1998
- Playing Monopoly
Is Microsoft engaging in illegal business practices?
- Ecological Disaster
Recent fires in Brazil threaten the future of the rain forest.
- Fatal Reaction
A study has found that adverse reactions to medicine are a major cause of death among hospital patients.
- A Winning Biography
A conversation with Katherine Graham, the 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner for biography.
- Marrying Money
Two more mergers in the industry add to the growing list of big banks.
- Literary Paws
Rafi Zabor discusses his celebrated novel The Bear Comes Home.
- Trendy and Dangerous
A National Cancer Institute study has shown that daily cigar smoking can cause cancer and heart disease.
- Starr vs. Bookstores
What rights do people have under the First Amendment to protect the privacy of their book purchases?
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