Politics

  • January 21, 1999  

    Kwame Holman has extended excerpts from the final day of the president’s defense. Continue reading

  • January 20, 1999  

    Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with a panel of Denver citizens about President Clinton’s State of the Union address and the Senate impeachment trial, following extended excerpts from the trial. Continue reading

  • January 20, 1999  

    During last night’s State of the Union address, President Clinton addressed the very same representatives who impeached him and the senators who are currently trying him. Jim Lehrer discusses these unique events with The NewsHour’s panel of historians. Continue reading

  • January 20, 1999  

    Day two of the president’s defense: Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • January 19, 1999  

    White House Counsel Charles Ruff opened the president’s defense in the impeachment trial today by categorically denying the president was guilty of any of the charges brought by the House. Margaret Warner gets some legal perspective on the day’s presentation from two scholars. Continue reading

  • January 19, 1999  

    President Clinton’s impeachment defense began in the Senate. White House Counsel Charles Ruff spoke for more than two hours. Kwame Holman begins our coverage. Continue reading

  • January 15, 1999  

    David Gergen, Editor at Large of U.S. News and World Report, Yvonne Scruggs Leftwich, Executive Director of the Black Leadership Forum and George Terwilliger, a former Deputy Attorney General under President Bush react to the Senate impeachment trial. Continue reading

  • January 15, 1999  

    In day two of the House prosecution case in the Senate impeachment trial of President Clinton, Republican managers summarized the evidence they presented yesterday and discussed the laws against perjury and obstruction of justice. Kwame Holman has our report. Continue reading

  • January 14, 1999  

    Presidential historians Doris Kearns Goodwin, Michael Beschloss, and author/journalist Haynes Johnson are joined by David Brooks, senior editor of the Weekly Standard, to discuss the historical import of the Senate impeachment trial. Continue reading

  • January 14, 1999  

    The second presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history got down to business this afternoon in the Senate. Prosecutors from the House began presenting evidence they feel justifies removing President Clinton from office. Kwame Holman has our report. Continue reading