The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Thursday, September 4, 1997
- Mother Teresa Dies
A tribute to the humanitarian whose name personified charity.
- Political Wrap
Nuns under scrutiny. Gore under investigation. Our pundits discuss.
- Regional Reactions
The reaction to Princess Diana's death has grown and astounded audiences around the world. Margaret Warner leads a discussion with five journalists about local reactions to her death.
Wednesday, September 3, 1997
- Deadly Attack
Suicide bombs in West Jerusalem put the peace process in jeopardy.
- What Did Gore Know...
Did Vice President Gore violate federal campaign laws?
- The Nuns Testify
A look at today's campaign finance hearing.
- Encouraging Ideas
Lisbeth Schorr's book, "Common Purpose: Strengthening American Families and Neighborhoods to Rebuild America" offers possible solutions to disintegrating families.
Tuesday, September 2, 1997
- Laying Down the Law
What kind of justice do the paparazzi face in France?
- Helpful Ally?
The drug czars of Mexico & the U.S. discuss efforts at drug interdiction.
- Conflicting Congress
Members of Congress returned to Washington this week, but they are already talking about their conflicting agendas and priorities. Margaret Warner talks with four congressmen about campaign finance reform and other issues.
- All That Glitters
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming discusses the relationship that architect, Frank Gehry, has with his city.
Monday, September 1, 1997
- The Princess & The Press
Do the events leading up to Diana's death suggest an amoral press?
- The State of Workfare
Wisconsin has introduced state-wide workfare. But will it work?
- Remembering the 1994 Genocide
Philip Gourevitch, staff writer at the New Yorker, author of a book due out next year on the 1994 Rwandan genocide discusses the Rwandan Killings.
- Remembering Diana
With the sudden and violent death of Princess Diana, people in Britain and around the world have spent the past two days assessing the life of the Princess of Wales and what it means to be a celebrity in the 1990s. Jim Lehrer gets five different views on the life and the death of Diana.
- The Part-Time Debate
Is the trend for more part-time work offering more opportunity or risk?
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