Politics

  • June 3, 1999   BY Admin 

    Polls in South Africa have pointed to a big African National Congress victory for weeks, but no one knew how big. Results now indicate that the June 2 election could give the ANC an ample majority in the new parliament. Continue reading

  • June 3, 1999   BY Admin 

    When the South African voters went to the polls on Wednesday they voted in only the second all-race election to select the new parliament. The following is how their votes will shape the new legislature and choose the next president. Continue reading

  • June 2, 1999  

    If months of polling data prove accurate in South Africa, the African National Congress will win the country’s second-ever all-race elections. Following a background report on Thabo Mbeki, South Africa’s likely next president, Margaret Warner and guests discuss the elections and what challenges the new government will face. Continue reading

  • June 2, 1999  

    If months of polling data prove accurate in South Africa, the African National Congress will win the country’s second-ever all-race elections. Following a background report on Thabo Mbeki, South Africa’s likely next president, Margaret Warner and guests discuss what challenges the new government will face. Continue reading

  • June 1, 1999  

    John McChesney of National Public Radio discusses the Microsoft anti-trust trial as it resumes after a 13-week recess. Continue reading

  • May 31, 1999  

    A group of fourth graders in a suburban Denver school have launched a campaign to free the victims of modern slavery in Africa. Tom Bearden reports on the movement to end slavery in the Sudan. Continue reading

  • May 31, 1999  

    Students in the U.S. have launched a campaign to free victims of modern slavery in Sudan. Phil Ponce then talks to experts with three views about the region. Continue reading

  • May 28, 1999  

    Who is the Speaker of the House, and how is he doing? Kwame Holman profiles the leader of the House Republicans, Rep. Dennis Hastert (R-IL). Continue reading

  • May 27, 1999  

    Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the latest round in the debate over gun control. Continue reading

  • May 26, 1999  

    The report by a special committee investigating possible Chinese espionage has sparked heated debate throughout Washington. In a NewsHour interview, the Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) responds to the work of the committee and its “disturbing” findings. Continue reading