Politics

  • November 2, 1999  

    NewsHour regular Jan Crawford Greenburg, national legal affairs correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, talks about today’s fourth amendment case in the Supreme Court on whether police can detain individuals solely for running away from them. Continue reading

  • October 29, 1999  

    In the wake of new elections in the West African nation of Nigeria that put an end to nearly 16 years of military rule, Nigeria’s new president, Olusegun Obasanjo, discusses issues the socioeconomic challenges his country faces as well as Africa’s road to the future. Continue reading

  • October 26, 1999  

    Fighting broke out for the first time in Sierra Leone since government and rebels signed a peace accord in July. Continue reading

  • October 26, 1999  

    Fighting broke out for the first time in Sierra Leone since government and rebels signed a peace accord in July. Experts discuss the state of the accord. Continue reading

  • October 18, 1999  

    Kenneth Starr talks about his work as the independent counsel who investigated President Clinton. Continue reading

  • October 14, 1999  

    Ray Suarez probes the backlog in approving new federal judges. Continue reading

  • October 13, 1999  

    Gwen Ifill has the story on the Supreme Court age-discrimination cases. Continue reading

  • October 13, 1999  

    After this brief background report, Gwen Ifill discusses the age-discrimination cases currently under consideration by the Supreme Court with Jan Crawford Greenburg, national legal affairs correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. Continue reading

  • October 8, 1999   BY Admin 

    Although a series of brutal conflicts have been waged between Hutus and Tutsis, including the genocidal war in Rwanda, distinctions between the two groups are less than clear. Continue reading

  • October 6, 1999  

    After a background report on his fight against South African apartheid, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, talks about the Truth and Reconciliations Committee he chaired and his country’s efforts to achieve racial healing. Continue reading