Politics

  • June 17, 1997  

    The NewsHour’s panel of historians is joined by former Sen. Howard Baker and Rep. Charles Rangel to examine this seminal event in modern political history. Continue reading

  • June 16, 1997  

    The President’s call for a national conversation on race last weekend is just part of an larger initiative he’s dubbing “One America.” The following are excerpts from the President’s speech. Continue reading

  • June 16, 1997  

    The President’s call for a national conversation on race last weekend is just part of an larger initiative he’s dubbing “One America.” Experts debate if his plans are rhetoric or real policy. Continue reading

  • June 13, 1997  

    After 11 hours of deliberation, the jury in Denver, Colorado sentenced Timothy McVeigh to death for the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Building in Oklahoma City. Jim Lehrer discusses the verdict with three experts. Continue reading

  • June 13, 1997  

    A soaring stock market means good news for investors, and happy days for Federal Reserve Vice Chair Alice Rivlin. How long can the rise continue? Paul Solman reports. Continue reading

  • June 11, 1997  

    Netscape and Microsoft said they would work to limit personal information available to Net users. Their announcement comes on the second day of FTC hearings on Internet privacy. Continue reading

  • June 11, 1997  

    Netscape and Microsoft said they would work to limit personal information available to Net users. Their announcement comes on the second day of FTC hearings on Internet privacy. Continue reading

  • June 6, 1997  

    Timothy McVeigh’s lawyers attempt to spare him from the death penalty after more testimony from victims and their families in the sentencing phase of the Oklahoma City bombing trial. Continue reading

  • June 4, 1997  

    Should Tim McVeigh receive the death penalty for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing? That’s the question before the Denver jury who have just begun the sentencing phase of his trial. A NewsHour panel analyzes. Continue reading

  • June 4, 1997  

    Kwame Holman provides background on the FBI’s recent troubles. Continue reading