Arts

  • July 20, 1998  

    In a rare marriage of art and science, a new photography exhibit uses its images to help explain scientific laws. Two of the project’s collaborators discuss some of the exhibit’s images. Continue reading

  • July 9, 1998  

    Jim Lehrer held a panel with President Bill Clinton called a Dialogue on Race. The roundtable was wide-ranging and nuanced, touching on both the roots of discrimination and the obstacles in finding solutions. President Clinton said then that economics and education were the best tools to end racism. Continue reading

  • July 8, 1998  

    An award-winning female quartet from Colorado brings their music to a different audience — victims of domestic violenbce, drug abusers and troubled teens. Betty Anne Bowser reports on the soothing power of music. Continue reading

  • June 30, 1998  

    David Gergen talks with Edward O. Wilson, a biology professor at Harvard University and author of “Consilience, the Unity of Knowledge.” Continue reading

  • June 25, 1998  

    The National Endowment for the Arts has a new chairman: William Ivey. What challenges will the former director of the Country Music Foundation face now that he heads America’s federal arts agency? After a background report, he speaks with Phil Ponce about his new job. Continue reading

  • June 23, 1998  

    David Gergen engages Sissela Bok, a fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, author of “Mayhem: Violence as Public Entertainment.” Continue reading

  • June 19, 1998  

    Renzo Piano, winner of the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s must prestigious honor, discusses life, his career and the most distinguishing characteristics of his work. Continue reading

  • June 15, 1998  

    David Gergen, editor-at-large of U.S. News & World Report, talks with Edward Lazarus, author of Closed Chambers: The First Eyewitness Account of the Epic Struggles Inside the Supreme Court. Continue reading

  • June 5, 1998  

    Paul Solman converses with Julie Taymor, the woman behind Broadway’s Lion King. The show is up for 11 Tony Awards this weekend. Continue reading

  • June 3, 1998  

    With a Tony award to show for itself, the Denver Center Theatre Company is reaping in the praise of audiences and critics alike. NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on the theatre company’s success and the rise of regional theatres across the nation. Continue reading