Politics

  • October 30, 1998  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt on why there will be no Halloween this year. Continue reading

  • October 29, 1998  

    South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission handed over its report to President Nelson Mandela after two-and-a-half years of work. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • October 28, 1998  

    A nasty race is getting nastier. NewsHour media correspondent Terence Smith looks at the New York U.S. Senate race between Republican Sen. Alfonse D’Amato and Democratic challenger Rep.Charles Schumer. Continue reading

  • October 22, 1998  

    After two months of political violence in Congo, neighboring countries, such as Zimbabwe and Rwanda, are taking sides in the conflict. Continue reading

  • October 22, 1998  

    After two months of political violence in Congo, neighboring countries, such as Zimbabwe and Rwanda, are taking sides in the conflict. Correspondent Charles Krause and guests discuss the impact of Congo’s civil war on the region. Continue reading

  • October 21, 1998  

    Since assuming power in June, General Abdusalami Abubakar has pledged democratic reforms for Nigeria. Charles Krause talks with Nigeria’s leader about the pace of reform in his country. Continue reading

  • October 13, 1998  

    The Supreme Court listened to arguments today on a dispute over rates regulations stemming from a 1996 federal law that opened up competition in the local phone service industry. Phil Ponce discusses the case with Chicago Tribune reporter, Jan Crawford Greenburg. Continue reading

  • October 9, 1998  

    Kwame Holman updates Congress’s move to keep the government operating. Continue reading

  • October 8, 1998  

    By a vote of 258-176, the House of Representatives authorized a formal impeachment inquiry of President Clinton. Margaret Warner talks with Representative Christopher Cox about the House’s decision. Continue reading

  • October 8, 1998  

    By a vote of 258-176, the House of Representatives authorized a formal impeachment inquiry of President Clinton. Margaret Warner leads a discussion with White House counsel Gregory Craig. Continue reading