Politics

  • June 11, 2004  

    The following text is the full remarks by Pres. George H.W. Bush at the funeral for former Pres. Ronald Reagan. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2004  

    The following text is the full remarks by President George W. Bush at the funeral for former Pres. Ronald Reagan. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2004  

    The following text is the full remarks by former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney at the funeral for former President Ronald Reagan. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2004  

    The following text is the eulogy of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at the funeral of former President Ronald Reagan. Thatcher’s tribute was previously recorded and presented via videotape. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2004  

    Following funeral services for former President Ronald Reagan, Jim Lehrer speaks with Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about Reagan’s personal and political legacy. Continue reading

  • June 10, 2004  

    In the more than 15 years since the late President Ronald Reagan left office, experts have continued to debate the merits of his policies. His economic agenda — known as Reaganomics — was characterized by tax cuts, deficit spending and lower inflation. Continue reading

  • June 10, 2004  

    Interim Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi said today that the new government would respect commitments to Kurdish self-rule. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments in Iraqi transition to sovereign rule with New York Times reporter Dexter Filkins in Baghdad. Continue reading

  • June 9, 2004   BY  

    Clear Channel Communications Inc., the leading owner of U.S. radio stations, reached an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission to pay a record $1.75 million fine to settle numerous indecency charges, the federal agency announced. Continue reading

  • June 9, 2004  

    Gwen Ifill discusses the tribute to Ronald Reagan and some moments of his presidency with author and journalist Haynes Johnson and Los Angeles Times Washington bureau chief Doyle McManus. Continue reading

  • June 9, 2004  

    Ronald Reagan’s flag-draped coffin arrived in Washington on Wednesday as throngs of onlookers lined the streets in a show of respect for the former president whose official state funeral was the first in more than 30 years. Haynes Johnson and Doyle McManus join Gwen Ifill in discussing the 40th president’s impact. Continue reading