The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Thursday, September 11, 1997
- Mission Unaccomplished
Albright admits failure to mediate peace in the Middle East.
- Political Wrap
Shields and Gigot discuss Weld's nomination and other DC dramas.
- Helms vs. Weld
Kwame Holman reports on the battle over the position of United States ambassador to Mexico.
- Pushing the Bounties
The push to regulate bounty hunters, Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports.
Wednesday, September 10, 1997
- War Against Harassment
How can the Army fight sexual harassment in its ranks?
- Emily Lau
A long time pro-democracy activist criticizes Hong Kong's government.
- Sandy Berger Testifies
Sandy Berger, former Clinton National Security Advisor, testified before the committee today. He said that during the 1996 campaign there was no adequate screening of White House visitors done.
- Longing For Poison
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers the desire for a cigarette.
Tuesday, September 9, 1997
- Trading Priorities
The President fights his own party for trade negotiation rights.
- Tung Chee Hwa
Hong Kong's new chief discusses his region's new political system.
- The DNC's Legal Chief
The Democratic National Committee's head legal counsel testified he believed the Vice President did nothing wrong when he made 85 fund-raising phone calls from his White House office.
- Religious Revival
Richard Ostling, Time magazine's religion correspondent, reports on the rebirth of old-time religious movements.
Monday, September 8, 1997
- Party Favors?
The Senate looks into charges of political access peddling.
- Crimes of Hate
How strong is Anti-Asian bias in America?
- A Sign of the Times
The national tobacco settlement has yet to be resolved, but many communities are taking matters into their own hands. Cities, such as Seattle, are trying to regulate outdoor tobacco advertising.
- Searchable Peace?
Jim Lehrer takes a look at the histories of former American secretaries of state in light of Madeleine Albright's trip to the Middle East.
- Setting the Standard
Are standardized tests the best route to better grades?
- Swing City
How Kansas City has restored the heyday of jazz in the MidWest.
- A Tribute ...
The maestro known for guiding the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to international acclaim, Georg Solti, died today. He is considered one of the greatest orchestral conductors of the modern era.
- A New Base
In the wake of numerous military base closings, communities are faced with pressing concerns about the large plots of land that are currently vacant. One New England community has come up with some very positive results.
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