Arts

  • April 6, 1998  

    April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads Heather McHugh’s poem, “What He Thought.” Continue reading

  • April 6, 1998  

    April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads Heather McHugh’s poem, “What He Thought.” Continue reading

  • March 31, 1998  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments over the funding of art that some may consider indecent. What has been violated? Decency standards or constitutional rights? Continue reading

  • March 30, 1998  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments today on whether people infected with the HIV virus are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Phil Ponce discusses this and other court happenings with David Savage of the Los Angeles Times. Continue reading

  • March 27, 1998  

    A NewsHour report on Clinton’s second day in South Africa. In a joint news conference, President Clinton responded to questions about his visit to South Africa. Continue reading

  • March 23, 1998  

    Elizabeth Farnsworth looks at the ship, the tragedy, the industry, and the fascination behind Titanic. Continue reading

  • March 11, 1998  

    Roger Rosenblatt reminisces about Charlie Chan films in light of AMC’s day long movie marathon of Chan movies. Continue reading

  • March 9, 1998  

    Since publishing her first book, The Bluest Eye, in 1970, Toni Morrison has become one of America’s premier novelists. Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author about her latest book, Paradise. Continue reading

  • March 6, 1998  

    A major exhibit on the Harlem Renaissance began its tour at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor. An art educator and curator discuss the art and entertainment scene that took place during the Harlem Renaissance. Continue reading

  • February 25, 1998  

    In honor of the late Barbara Jordan, Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads a poem for his hero. Continue reading