Politics

  • 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

  • January 14, 1999  

    The House Managers began arguing their case before the Senate for the impeachment of President Clinton. Phil Ponce assesses the effectiveness of their presentation with legal experts Douglas Kmiec and Bruce Yannett. Continue reading

  • January 13, 1999  

    When the Senate opens it impeachment trial of President Clinton tomorrow, it will be presided over by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court William Rehnquist. Kwame Holman gives a background report. Continue reading

  • January 13, 1999  

    Two long-time observers of Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist, Stuart Taylor and Jeffrey Rosen discuss Rehnquist and his role in presiding over the impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate. Continue reading

  • January 12, 1999  

    Two of the Senate’s newest members, Democrat Evan Bayh of Indiana and Republican George Voinovich of Ohio join Jim Lehrer to discuss the Senate impeachment trial. Continue reading

  • January 12, 1999  

    Mexico City’s first elected mayor, Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, came to office with much fanfare a year ago. But a widespread increase in crime has undermined his popularity. Charles Krause reports on Cardenas’ attempts to bring law and order to Mexico City. Continue reading

  • January 12, 1999  

    Jan Crawford Greenburg joins Phil Ponce to discuss arguments heard by the Supreme Court on whether a school can be held responsible for student on student sexual harassment. Continue reading

  • January 12, 1999  

    Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV), the Senate’s leading historian and constitutional expert, is widely respected by colleagues on both sides of the aisle. Margaret Warner talks with Sen. Byrd about the upcoming impeachment trial of President Clinton. Continue reading

  • January 8, 1999  

    Kwame Holman reports on the agreement reached by Republicans and Democrats in the Senate on how to proceed with the impeachment trial. Continue reading