Politics

  • 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

  • March 27, 1998  

    A NewsHour report on Clinton’s second day in South Africa. In a joint news conference, President Clinton responded to questions about his visit to South Africa. Continue reading

  • March 26, 1998  

    Calling the post-apartheid South Africa “an affirmation of humanity at its best,” President Clinton began the first state visit of a U.S. president to the country. Continue reading

  • March 26, 1998  

    Calling the post-apartheid South Africa “an affirmation of humanity at its best,” President Clinton began the first state visit of a U.S. president to the country. Three regional experts discuss the state of the new South Africa. Continue reading

  • March 25, 1998  

    Four years after a genocidal civil war took the lives of over 800,000 people and sent 2 million refugees into neighboring nations, President Clinton arrived in Rwanda. Margaret Warner and guests discuss the president’s visit to the country and the search for peace and stability in the region. Continue reading

  • March 25, 1998  

    Four years after after a genocidal civil war took the lives of over 800,000 people and sent 2 million refugees into neighboring nations, President Clinton arrived in Rwanda. Continue reading

  • March 24, 1998  

    Economic growth, peace, and political stability in many African countries have transformed international indifference into interest. President Clinton said he would use his 12-day trip to Africa as an opportunity to listen and learn. After this background report, several Africa experts discuss the continent’s renaissance. Continue reading

  • March 24, 1998  

    Economic growth, peace, and political stability in many African countries have transformed international indifference into interest. President Clinton, for one, said he would use his 12-day trip to Africa as an opportunity to listen and learn. Several Africa experts discuss the continent’s renaissance. Continue reading