Politics

  • March 26, 1998  

    Calling the post-apartheid South Africa “an affirmation of humanity at its best,” President Clinton began the first state visit of a U.S. president to the country. Three regional experts discuss the state of the new South Africa. Continue reading

  • March 25, 1998  

    Four years after a genocidal civil war took the lives of over 800,000 people and sent 2 million refugees into neighboring nations, President Clinton arrived in Rwanda. Margaret Warner and guests discuss the president’s visit to the country and the search for peace and stability in the region. Continue reading

  • March 25, 1998  

    Four years after after a genocidal civil war took the lives of over 800,000 people and sent 2 million refugees into neighboring nations, President Clinton arrived in Rwanda. Continue reading

  • March 24, 1998  

    Economic growth, peace, and political stability in many African countries have transformed international indifference into interest. President Clinton said he would use his 12-day trip to Africa as an opportunity to listen and learn. After this background report, several Africa experts discuss the continent’s renaissance. Continue reading

  • March 24, 1998  

    Economic growth, peace, and political stability in many African countries have transformed international indifference into interest. President Clinton, for one, said he would use his 12-day trip to Africa as an opportunity to listen and learn. Several Africa experts discuss the continent’s renaissance. Continue reading

  • March 4, 1998  

    A panel of three discuss the same-sex sexual harassment case ruling that was decided in the courts, and how it will impact the work place. Continue reading

  • February 16, 1998  

    In honor of President’s day, Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads excerpts from a poem written by President Lincoln. Continue reading

  • February 12, 1998  

    The U.S. seeks to engage Russia in its conflict with Iraq, but Russia has a number of reasons to want no military intervention by the U.S. Several of these involve the still-tenative Russian economy. Margaret Warner talks to the Boston Globe’s David Filipov. Continue reading

  • February 11, 1998  

    Attorney General Janet Reno appointed an independent counsel to investigate Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt. The probe will focus on statements Secretary Babbitt made to Congress regarding a Native American casino application. Continue reading

  • February 11, 1998  

    Attorney General Janet Reno appointed an independent counsel to investigate Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt. The investigation will focus on statements Secretary Babbitt made to Congress regarding a Native American casino application. Jim Lehrer talks with Roberto Suro about the investigation. Continue reading