The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
May 4-8, 1998
Friday, May 8, 1998
Thursday, May 7, 1998
- Bubble Trouble?
Is the U.S. economy a bubble set to burst at the first sign of bad news?
- Political Wrap
Our political pundits discuss the Hubbell tapes and executive privilege.
- Hacking Around
Computer hackers are terrorizing government agencies and corporations.
- Culture of Celebrity
Ann Taylor Fleming considers some fallen heroes.
- Mother's Day
Robert Pinsky reads some Mother's Day poetry.
Wednesday, May 6, 1998
- Buying American
Daimler-Benz and Chrysler merge to form the fifth largest automaker.
- Fire in the Sky
Astronomers observe the greatest cosmic explosion since the Big Bang.
- The Viagra Story
Viagra has been in great demand since its approval by the FDA.
Tuesday, May 5, 1998
- Secretary Albright
The Secretary of State discusses efforts to bring peace to the Mideast.
- Behind the Numbers
Exploring the rising rate of suicide among African-American youths.
- A Starr Investigation Update
President Clinton's claim of executive privilege has been denied.
- Privilege Denied
A debate over executive privilege with two former White House counsels.
- False Hopes
A Gergen dialogue with author Daniel Callahan.
Monday, May 4, 1998
- Back on Track?
The Middle East peace talks end in London without a breakthrough.
- Newsmaker: Mr. Santer
The President of the European Commission discusses the euro.
- HMO's and the Law
Some HMO's are failing to cover treatment that was originally in their policy.
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers a new novel called Cloudsplitter.
- Back to Iraq?
Can the U.S. use classified evidence to force six Iraqis to return home?
- From Mice to Men?
Will humans benefit from the drugs that have shrunk cancer tumors in mice?
- Closing the Book on Kaczynski
Today was the final sentencing for unabomber Theodore Kaczynski.
The International Monetary Fund voted to give Indonesia another billion dollars in emergency aid.
- Water Water
Essayist Richard Rodriguez considers water and California.
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