Politics

  • November 10, 1998  

    A look at Speakers of the House past and present. Continue reading

  • November 9, 1998  

    The Supreme Court rejected two White House appeals in the Monica Lewinsky case and decided not to hear a school vouchers case. NewsHour regular Jan Crawford Greenburg explains the latest developments. Continue reading

  • November 9, 1998  

    Rep. Bob Livingston of Louisiana is slated to win the job of House Speaker. What does this signal about the future of the GOP? Four Republicans debate the meaning of the leadership overhaul. Continue reading

  • November 5, 1998  

    Henry Hyde, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, announced that Independent Counsel Ken Starr will be the only major witness to testify at the impeachment hearings. Jim Lehrer talks with four members of the House Judiciary Committee about the latest developments. Continue reading

  • October 30, 1998  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt on why there will be no Halloween this year. Continue reading

  • October 29, 1998  

    South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission handed over its report to President Nelson Mandela after two-and-a-half years of work. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • October 28, 1998  

    A nasty race is getting nastier. NewsHour media correspondent Terence Smith looks at the New York U.S. Senate race between Republican Sen. Alfonse D’Amato and Democratic challenger Rep.Charles Schumer. Continue reading

  • October 22, 1998  

    After two months of political violence in Congo, neighboring countries, such as Zimbabwe and Rwanda, are taking sides in the conflict. Continue reading

  • October 22, 1998  

    After two months of political violence in Congo, neighboring countries, such as Zimbabwe and Rwanda, are taking sides in the conflict. Correspondent Charles Krause and guests discuss the impact of Congo’s civil war on the region. Continue reading

  • October 21, 1998  

    Since assuming power in June, General Abdusalami Abubakar has pledged democratic reforms for Nigeria. Charles Krause talks with Nigeria’s leader about the pace of reform in his country. Continue reading