Politics

  • March 30, 2000  

    The legal and political battle over Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez shows no signs of resolution. Correspondent Kwame Holman offers the latest. Continue reading

  • March 30, 2000  

    Some media groups say the public will be better served if networks give presidential candidates free air time on nightly newscasts. Others say television already provides enough time, and requiring more would infringe on editorial freedom. Media correspondent Terence Smith analyzes the issue. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2000  

    Television reporters cooperated with police during a 98-hour hostage standoff outside Baltimore this month, airing or withholding information as requested. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2000  

    Television reporters cooperated with police during a 98-hour hostage standoff outside Baltimore this month, airing or withholding information as requested. Media correspondent Terence Smith leads a discussion on reporter-source cooperation. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2000  

    NewsHour regular Jan Crawford Greenburg, national legal affairs correspondent for The Chicago Tribune, talks about the decision handed down by the Supreme Court today on nude dancing, and the arguments that were heard in a case debating prayer at public school football games. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2000  

    The President’s news conference. It was held in the East Room of the White House, and lasted for more than a hour. Our excerpts begin with why he believes the next move in the Israel-Syria peace talks is up to Syrian President Assad. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2000  

    Texas Gov. George W. Bush, the presumed GOP presidential nominee, unveils a $5 billion literacy plan. Republican and Democratic advisors debate the plan. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2000  

    Two experts debate the withdrawal of drugs from the market and U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2000  

    The oil cartel OPEC has agreed to raise oil production by as much as 1.7 million barrels a day. The increase was met with opposition from member delegate Iran. Ray Suarez leads a discussion on what the increase means to the United States. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2000  

    After his win last weekend in Russia’s presidential elections, what’s next for Vladimir Putin? Three experts take a look at what the Putin era could mean for the Russian people. Continue reading