Arts

  • April 14, 1998  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with Katharine Graham, author of Personal History and the 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner for biography. Continue reading

  • April 13, 1998  

    Rafi Zabor’ discusses his new novel The Bear Comes Home, this year’s winner of the PEN/Faulkner award. Continue reading

  • April 10, 1998  

    The NewsHour takes a look at fictional films about the American political system and a panel discusses the portrayals of presidents in these films and how they impact society’s views. 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

  • 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