In the final installment in a series of interviews with Democrats voted out of office, Judy Woodruff talks to veteran Minnesota lawmaker James Oberstar about lessons from serving in Congress for nearly four decades. Continue reading
In other news Tuesday, the House and Senate moved toward funding government operations through March. Also, a new food safety bill is headed to President Obama’s desk for his signature. Continue reading
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that the central bank is prepared to take new action to help the sagging economy if needed. Jeffrey Brown talks to economists Paul Krugman and Douglas Holtz-Eakin about whether the Fed is doing enough to lift the economy. Continue reading
As early as mid-2007, there was speculation that the bubble had begun to deflate, and by late 2008 it had burst outright, laying the groundwork for a rough 2009. Sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s each declined around 50% from the year before, and collectors’ interest in contemporary art (including works by up-and-coming artists) waned.
Margaret Warner chats with a panel of NewsHour regulars about the events and issues that shaped our view of the year 1997. They discuss topics including the deaths of Mother Theresa and Diana, Princess of Wales, the President’s One America race initiative and the "Nanny Trial." Continue reading