Politics

  • May 27, 1998  

    From NATO expansion to the recent shake-up at the Kremlin, Daniel Williams, Moscow correspondent for the Washington Post, talks with Margaret Warner about the external and internal challenges facing Russia. Continue reading

  • May 6, 1998  

    President Clinton’s claim of executive privilege has been denied. Washington Post correspondent, Dan Balz, discusses the court ruling. Continue reading

  • April 22, 1998  

    Kimberly Ellerth’s sexual harassment case went to the Supreme Court. Margaret Warner discusses the case and today’s court occurrences with Jan Crawford Greenburg, the national legal affairs and Supreme Court reporter for the Chicago Tribune. Continue reading

  • April 14, 1998  

    Since the fall of 1997, the Justice Department has been investigating Microsoft’s business practices. At the heart of the investigation is whether the software giant has been using its power to stifle competition in the industry. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. Continue reading

  • April 10, 1998  

    The NewsHour takes a look at fictional films about the American political system and a panel discusses the portrayals of presidents in these films and how they impact society’s views. Continue reading

  • April 2, 1998  

    Spencer Michels reports on Clinton’s last day in Africa and reviews the highlights of the President’s trip. Continue reading

  • April 2, 1998  

    In the final day of his historic trip to Africa, President Clinton pledged “a new partnership based on friendship and respect.” Continue reading

  • April 2, 1998  

    In the final day of his historic trip to Africa, President Clinton pledged “a new partnership based on friendship and respect.” Elizabeth Farnsworth and guests discuss the president’s visit and its significance for future relations between the U.S. and the continent. Continue reading

  • March 31, 1998  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments over the funding of art that some may consider indecent. What has been violated? Decency standards or constitutional rights? Continue reading

  • March 30, 1998  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments today on whether people infected with the HIV virus are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Phil Ponce discusses this and other court happenings with David Savage of the Los Angeles Times. Continue reading