• December 26, 1996  

    A Roger Rosenblatt essay about the increasing desire to do away with the man in the middle. Continue reading

  • December 23, 1996  

    Richard Rodriguez, editor at the Pacific News Service, offers some thoughts about the transformation of Las Vegas. Continue reading

  • December 19, 1996  

    The nation’s broadcasters unveiled a new rating system today meant to make it easier for parents to police their children’s television watching, but critics of the system say it doesn’t provide the information parents need. Charlayne Hunter-Gault leads an exploration of the new rating system. Continue reading

  • December 18, 1996  

    Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming has some thoughts about California food. Continue reading

  • December 16, 1996  

    Last winter, the Metropolitan Museum in New York City organized an unusual exhibit. Our man about art, Paul Solman of WGBH-Boston, was there. Continue reading

  • December 13, 1996  

    Now an update on California’s Proposition 209, the constitutional amendment that would end the state’s affirmative action programs. It was approved in last fall’s election, but the fight about it continues. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles reports. Continue reading

  • December 12, 1996  

    Margaret Warner looks at a debate over television rating proposals. Continue reading

  • December 11, 1996  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt has some thoughts about American food. Continue reading

  • December 10, 1996  

    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Kansas man convicted of child molesting whose prison term is complete, but who the state does not want to release. Continue reading

  • December 9, 1996  

    Is gerrymandering necessary to assure minority representation in Congress? The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a Georgia case that centers on that question. Our coverage begins with this report by Kwame Holman, and then on to a discussion with Margaret Warner. Continue reading