Arts

  • May 26, 1997  

    Richard Rodriguez, editor at the Pacific News Service, discusses the work of author William Saroyan. Continue reading

  • May 21, 1997  

    Earlier this year the TV industry launched a new rating system to help parents monitor their children’s television watching. Critics, though, say the system is flawed. In a town meeting in Peoria, IL, parents weigh in with their views. Continue reading

  • May 20, 1997  

    Betty Ann Bowser reports on the impact of a federal court decision on affirmative action programs at the University of Texas. Continue reading

  • May 16, 1997  

    Beginning in 1932, the federal government sponsored a study to examine the impact of syphilis involving black men. The experiment went on until 1972 without the test subjects’ knowledge, but no President had apologized to the volunteers and their families until President Clinton did so. Continue reading

  • May 16, 1997  

    Beginning in 1932, the federal government sponsored a study to examine the impact of syphilis involving black men. The experiment went on until 1972 without the test subjects’ knowledge, but no President had apologized to the volunteers and their families until President Clinton did so. Continue reading

  • May 15, 1997  

    After days of heated debate, the Senate today began voting on different proposals to ban a specific late-term abortion, called “partial-birth” abortions by opponents. Continue reading

  • May 15, 1997  

    After days of heated debate, the Senate today began voting on different proposals to ban a specific late-term abortion, called “partial-birth” abortions by opponents. Jim Lehrer discusses whether the government should deal with issues like abortion with the regional commentators. Continue reading

  • May 13, 1997  

    Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming considers the Hollywood take on family values. Continue reading

  • May 12, 1997  

    Yesterday, in the sixth and final round of man versus machine, the rematch, machine didn’t just beat man but trounced him, as IBM’s Deep Blue computer beat world chess champion Gary Kasparov. Continue reading

  • May 8, 1997  

    From 1985 to 1994, violent crimes committed by juveniles doubled. The House passed a measure to crackdown on those youths found guilty of crime. Continue reading