Politics

  • July 7, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with former President Bill Clinton about the 2004 presidential campaign, Bush foreign policy, the Monica Lewinsky scandal and his new memoir, “My Life.” Continue reading

  • July 6, 2004   BY Admin 

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts announced Tuesday he has selected first-term North Carolina Sen. John Edwards to be his running mate. Continue reading

  • July 6, 2004  

    Several U.S. lawmakers who traveled to the Darfur region of Sudan with Secretary of State Colin Powell last week called on the government of Sudan to do more to end the “ethnic cleansing” which has killed at least 10,000. Ray Suarez discusses the crisis with Abdel Bagi Kabeir and Rep. Frank Wolf who recently visited Darfur. Continue reading

  • July 6, 2004  

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts on Tuesday named North Carolina Sen. John Edwards as his vice presidential running mate. Political columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss Kerry’s selection of Edwards and its impact on the 2004 presidential campaign. Continue reading

  • July 6, 2004  

    Essayist Richard Rodriguez argues that some American politicians and religious leaders have successfully shortened the separation between the political assembly and the pulpit and allowed America to see itself as the Judeo-Christian nation against which Osama bin Laden said he is fighting a religious war. Continue reading

  • July 6, 2004  

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts named North Carolina Sen. John Edwards as his vice presidential running mate. Kwame Holman reports on the announcement. Margaret Warner follows up in a discussion of Edwards’ experience with two reporters from North Carolina. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2004  

    Paul Solman reports on the Wal-Mart sex discrimination lawsuit, the largest employment discrimination case to head to court. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2004  

    Two former dictators, Slobodan Milosevic of Yugoslavia and Saddam Hussein of Iraq, face charges of war crimes. Milosevic’s trial may be ending early due to his health problems while Saddam’s is just getting started. Diane Orentlicher speaks with Jim Lehrer about the Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein trials. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2004  

    Ray Suarez speaks with three historians, Richard Brookhiser, Ron Chernow and Jan Lewis, about what the founding fathers might have thought of America today. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2004  

    President Bush and presidential contender Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., observed the Fourth of July in their latest campaign speeches. Continue reading