Religion

  • April 9, 1999  

    Correspondent Paul Solman of WGBH, Boston reports on the power of Johannes Sebastian Bach’s music. Continue reading

  • November 23, 1998  

    Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses inspiration and poetry with The National Book Award for Poetry winner Gerald Stern. Continue reading

  • August 10, 1998  

    A new art exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York examines the works of the 20th Century French Expressionist painter Chaim Soutine. NewsHour art correspondent Paul Solman looks at the life and legacy of Soutine. Continue reading

  • April 20, 1998  

    In our continuing series of dialogues with Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, Edward Larson discusses his book, Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate over Science and Religion. Continue reading

  • December 25, 1997  

    Each year, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., offers a special presentation of Christmas related paintings. Continue reading

  • November 24, 1997  

    Paul Solman examines the making of Mandalas: sacred circles made by Tibetan Buddhist monks in an effort to reach spiritual enlightenment. Continue reading

  • July 3, 1997  

    With a whirlwind of significant rulings, the Supreme Court ended its term recently. Now that the dust has settled, the NewsHour examines the high profile cases and the future direction of the Court. Continue reading

  • June 25, 1997  

    A background report on the local problem that led to the Supreme Court striking down the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993. Continue reading

  • June 25, 1997  

    The Supreme Court struck down the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was meant to protect religious institutions from government infringement. Did the act go too far? Jim Lehrer and Stuart Taylor talk with guests about the decision. Continue reading

  • April 25, 1997  

    Richard Rodriguez, editor of the Pacific News Service, has some thoughts about a reopening in San Francisco. Continue reading

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