Friday, August 7, 1998
Thursday, August 6, 1998
- Total Devastation
Two bombs explode at the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
- Total Devastation
Kwame Holman speaks with Time Magazine stringer Clive Mutiso, a Kenyan, about the explosion that ripped apart U.S. embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.
- Texas Scourcher
The Dallas-Fort Worth TV station, WFAA, has covered the recent killer heat wave extensively. Here are some excerpts that tell the story in the words of WFAA reporters.
- Political Wrap
What's on the minds of our pundits this week? You guessed it: Monica.
Wednesday, August 5, 1998
- Amb. Richard Butler
The U.N. chief arms inspector discusses the confrontration with Iraq.
- Public Disinterest?
Our commentators assess the public's view of the Starr investigation.
- Pollster Andy Kohut of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press discuss the public's mood towards the Starr investigation.
A House committee has voted to hold Attorney General Janet Reno in contempt of Congres.
- All Our Children
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming considers a California children's shelter.
Tuesday, August 4, 1998
Ups and Downs
How should investors react to the recent stock market drop?
Shades of Bosnia?
Is there an ethnic cleansing campaign underway in Kosovo?
A look at the life and work of Mark Rothko, the master of abstract expressionism.
Minding Our Manners
Stephen Carter discusses his book Civility: Manners, Morals, and the Etiquette of Democracy.
Monday, August 3, 1998
What Goes Up...
Wall Street records its third largest
point drop in history.
Politics and Prosecution
The attorney general comes under fire
from congressional Republicans.
Return of Thalidomide
Thalidomide, a drug that caused birth defects in thousands of children outside the United States, has received a limited approval from the Food and Drug Administration to treat leprocy. Is this a good idea?
Realities of War
Has "Saving Private Ryan" changed the
way Hollywood approaches war?
Should state governments limit the
number of ballot proposals?
Newsweek's South Africa bureau chief discusses his experiences with the country's national healing after the abolition of apartheid.
Before the Shays-Meehan campaign finance reform bill passed the House of Representatives, congressmen particpated in a free debate on the subject. Margaret Warner discusses the matter with Representatives Zach Wamp and Anne Northup.
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